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Everyone Should Promote Conservation

sardine_school_above_a_coral_reef_in_cebu_philippines-megan_moews-asher_medWhen you’ve been in the fishing business as long as I have, you tend to reflect on the “good days” and “special catches,”... Click here to read more





Yamaha Outboard Motors Fit Your Boat

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Boats are just a floating vessel until you invest enough amount in Yamaha outboard motors. There is a wide range of outboard motors available in the market. They vary in purpose, size, style, shapes as well as power. Click here to read more



Ethanol Effects

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What are the effects of Ethanol? After using the boat for two years using fuel with ethanol, the cost savings was destroyed by the repairs required. Click here to read more




Hurricane Planning

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Preparing in advance is important for Mother Nature events such as tornadoes, snow storms, mud slides, volcano eruptions, hurricanes, and others. Growing up in tornado alley, Click here to read more 



9 Yamaha Outboard Boating Maintenance Tips

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Want to learn ways to avoid costly repairs? Click here to read more



Perfect Combo Of Reliability & Innovation

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There have been great changes in the world of outboard motors since last fifty years, all thanks to technology. Click here to read more



Millionaires Club

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Have you ever wondered how the situation with Gulf red snapper became such a mess or why millions of anglers are limited to just one weekend a year for red snapper fishing? Well, a recent piece of investigative journalism found that catch shares are a huge part of the problem. Click here to read more






3 tips to maintain Yamaha Outboard Parts from Algae Bloom

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Along with concerns for humans, water and beaches, the bloom has affected boat maintenance and requires diligence from boaters wishing to protect their vessel and its Yamaha outboard parts. Click here to read more




Utilizing service department metrics for maximum profit

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It’s always such an honor to be included in online and offline publications. We recently were just included in an article from Boating Industry titled ‘Utilizing service department metrics for maximum profit’. Check out the article...


Cocoplum Living Article

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For this issue of Cocoplum Living we are featuring an interview with one of our sponsors Eric Raistrick, President and Founder of Eric’s Outboard Marine Service, Inc. He started out as a Mobile Marine Mechanic way back in 1986, and over the last 30 years, with a lot of hard work and determination; Click here to read more