Field BornYamaha, May 2, 2022
Finding Real-World Solutions.
It has been ten years since the mammoth tsunami that hit Japan on March 11, 2011 and brought untold devastation including the loss of 20,000 lives to Japan’s northeastern coastline. At Hideshima’s fishing port in Iwate Prefecture, a solitary scallop boat, the Ryushomaru, a Yamaha-built commercial fishing boat for sale exclusively in Japan, sits proudly in the water. Its captain, Masahiko Taiko, explains how he wants to communicate the allure of the sea and fishery to future generations and for more people to learn of its many wonders, not just from the delicious scallops his boat harvests but the many other hopes and dreams for the future the craft carries onboard. To see this video, please click the button below.