YB50 Image

Badminton Racquet / 1980
[ Image ] YB50 Image

Yamaha entered the badminton market in 1980, when the number of players was on the rise.
The company made use its FRP, woodworking, and metalworking technologies, along with the know-how accumulated in the manufacture of tennis rackets, to successfully create high quality badminton rackets.
The YB50 Image featured a wood and CFRP (carbon resin) frame, making it light and powerful, and a beautiful design that made the most of the attractive wood grain, reflecting Yamaha's abilities in this area.