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About YANMAR Marine International

A Message From Taro Kitamura, President of YANMAR Marine International

YANMAR is a name trusted throughout the marine industry. As a company with a century-long engine manufacturing tradition, our proud heritage as an established and influential presence in the world’s prominent boating markets is a deep source of honor for all of us. For YANMAR Marine International, the driving ambition to build on our history and achievements remains uncompromised. We are committed to continually stimulating the company’s growth in the global marine industry with innovative technology and investment, with a passion to offer our customers exciting and enriching experiences.

Today, our vision at YANMAR Marine International extends beyond the creation of the world’s most efficient, reliable, and durable diesel engines. We will always strive to develop leading propulsion solutions using the latest technology, but the growth of our marine business now centers on the wider goal to provide our customers with a more comprehensive boating experience. We also embrace our role as an industry ambassador to support the growth and sustainability of the marine industry as a whole. Building creative collaborations with premium partners and exciting initiatives with cutting-edge platforms provides a channel for YMI to advocate and promote boating, ownership, and boat-based activities worldwide.

Coupling our core vision and our brand’s social purpose, YMI is poised to continue developments and activities that will benefit the future of the boating industry and the modern boating enthusiast. At YANMAR Marine International, we understand their passion, because we share it too.  

Brand Statement

PROVEN MARINE TECHNOLOGY

YANMAR MARINE INTERNATIONAL

A leading supplier of innovative engines and technology-driven marine propulsion systems, YANMAR Marine International (YMI) supplies the world’s cleanest, most efficient, reliable and durable diesel engines for the recreational sector – both sailboats and powerboats – and light duty commercial applications. Its trusted range of common rail marine diesel engines encompass an output range from 40 mhp to 640 mhp, the most comprehensive offering available from any marine engine manufacturer. Committed to the development of advanced technology for the best and most sustainable solutions to meet the evolving needs of boat owners and OEMs, YMI’s mission is to enhance the entire boating experience for all its customers. YMI continues to grow its network of service centers worldwide and build on its enviable reputation as a complete systems provider and marine industry ambassador with new partnerships, co-operations and investment. 

Based in the Netherlands, YMI is incorporated within YANMAR’s global operations, spanning seven business domains on land and at sea. With its beginnings in Osaka, Japan in 1912, YANMAR went on to become the first company to succeed in making a compact diesel engine of practical size in 1933. With industrial diesel engines as the cornerstone of the business, YANMAR has continued to expand its range of products, services and expertise to deliver total solutions as a diesel engine and equipment manufacturer, providing small and large engines, agricultural machinery and facilities, construction equipment, energy systems, marine engines, machine tools, and components.

Legendary Innovation

THROUGH INTENSIVE AND PROVEN ENGINEERING, WE PROUDLY MANUFACTURE PREMIUM AND DURABLE ENGINES THAT LAST YEAR AFTER YEAR.

Embedding quality, craftsmanship, and durability into the meticulous development of its products, YMI proudly manufactures premium engines that are built to last for decades and thousands of hours. YANMAR marine engines are trusted by professionals and recreational boat owners to perform at the highest level, exceeding customer expectations to provide valued peace of mind for the people and communities that depend on the certainty and reliability of their boating equipment to optimize their working and recreational lives. Through intensive and proven engineering, YMI’s engines and systems incorporate the latest cutting-edge technology to ensure they continue to run season after season. The reassurance of perpetual parts manufacturing for new and old model engines ensures customers can rely on a YANMAR engine for a lifetime.

YANMAR RELIABILITY

OVER 100 YEARS OF INNOVATION FROM THE INVENTORS OF THE MODERN DIESEL ENGINE WITH ENDURING, DEDICATED FOCUS ON ADVANCING MARINE APPLICATIONS.

Since its founding in 1912, YANMAR, the inventor of the modern diesel engine, has continued to lead as a pioneer and award-winning innovator in the progression and advancement of diesel technology, engineering, and emissions reduction. From the development of the world’s first commercially viable small diesel engine in 1933 and the subsequent launch of two marine models before 1950, to the evolution of the advanced range of engines, propulsion solutions and marine systems available today, YANMAR continues to stand out with an enduring, dedicated mission to provide cutting-edge, sustainable solutions for marine applications. A landmark move to form YANMAR Marine International in 2014, after over 100 years of innovation, created a renewed impetus within the company’s recreational marine business unit to focus on providing the next generation of engine solutions and marine systems for powerboats, sailboats, and light duty commercial vessels.

GLOBAL SUPPORT NETWORK

BOAT WITH CONFIDENCE TRUSTING OUR NETWORK OF SALES AND SERVICE CENTERS ARE AVAILABLE FOR QUICK AND RELIABLE SUPPORT IN OVER 130 COUNTRIES WORLDWIDE.

With a growing worldwide network of sales and service centers in over 130 countries, YMI offers expert support as a trusted partner to all YANMAR marine engine owners. Recreational boaters and commercial operators can experience and enjoy life on the water with confidence that they have instant access to reliable assistance when it is needed most. Building on the innate engineering innovation and experience behind its technology-driven systems, YANMAR’s comprehensive support structure provides continued reassurance for engine owners throughout the subsequent years of an engine purchase, wherever they may travel. YANMAR remains committed to investing in the development and future of its service and support initiatives.

DRIVEN BY SUSTAINABILITY

YANMAR’S COMMITMENT TO COMMUNITY AND THE ENVIRONMENT DRIVES OUR PRODUCTS TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS SO WE CAN ENSURE A BETTER WORLD FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS.

While maintaining its reputation as a pioneer in diesel technology and marine systems, YMI accepts a broader responsibility to help protect the world’s future communities and environment. A deep commitment to developing advanced technology to provide clean, efficient, and sustainable solutions is at the heart of YMI’s sustainability efforts. Achieving record low emissions measurements, YANMAR’s new generation common-rail diesel engines are exceptionally clean, quiet, and efficient, significantly surpassing global standards. The desire to create minimal environmental impact continues to influence YMI’s new product development, aiming to exceed the evolving needs of modern customers and improve the overall boating experience.

Partners & Affiliates

Flexofold
Superior low drag folding propellers for sailboats and multihull yachts.
Vetus
Power solutions and technical equipment to offer complete boat systems around your Yanmar engine.
Smartgyro
Smartgyro stabilizers eliminate boat roll to make life’s richest moments more extraordinary.
Getmyboat
The world’s largest boat rental and water experience marketplace.
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