Desert Storm Poker Run

April 18–22nd, 2018

Desert Storm Poker Run

Join us as we display our latest products at the world’s largest gathering of performance boats and tow rigs at the Desert Storm Poker Run Street Party.

From Our Blog

Allison Renaissance

It’s exciting to see the great amount of interest in our new 4.6L V8 250R and 300R FourStroke outboards. What’s particularly exciting is the adaptation of the product by Allison Boats. Allison for years powered its lightweight, high-performance vee-bottom hulls with our legacy 2.5-liter Mercury Racing outboards (electronic fuel injected and OptiMax direct fuel injected […]

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Prop School – Part 6: Slip

Response to my Prop School series has been gratifying. It has generated a lot of good discussion (online and off) regarding propeller design, function and application. One of the most common questions is about prop slip. It is the most misunderstood of all propeller terms. Propeller blades work like wings on an airplane. Wings carry the weight of […]

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Restore It and They Will Come

The 2019 Miami International Boat Show that concluded last week proved to be another successful event for Mercury Racing and Mercury Marine. This was the fourth-consecutive year the show was held on the grounds of the Miami Marine Stadium Park on Virginia Key. We felt this might be a perfect time to reflect on the […]

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Expanded MAX5 Propeller Offerings

Mercury Racing Propeller Manager Scott Reichow and Propeller Specialist and  Project Manager Nick Petersen  review  our expanded MAX5 propeller offerings. The Mercury Racing MAX5 propeller, developed and handcrafted by Mercury Racing Propeller artisans, is designed for single- and multiple-engine applications, including the 400R outboard and the 600 SCi sterndrive. The Lab Finished MAX5 provides a measurable reduction in […]

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Racing Wide Open in Miami

Mercury Racing is revved up for another big Miami International Boat Show with the release of exciting new products and revised positioning of our iconic brand. Exclusive Power   The all-new 1100 Competition engine was an instant crowd pleaser upon its unveiling this morning in the Mercury booth. Developed exclusively for the newly formed APBA Offshore Championship series, […]

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Prop School – Part 5: Blade Efficiency

For this, the fifth installment of my Prop School series I will review the various propeller blade designs and how they – along with rotation – affect propeller efficiency and overall boat performance. Rotation. Propellers come in both right and left-hand rotation. Standard rotation for both outboards and sterndrives is right-hand: the prop spins clockwise when in forward gear.  Left-hand […]

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Hi-Performance Boat Operation – Part 1: Introduction

It’s boat show season – the perfect time of year to check out the latest performance boats and Mercury Racing propulsion. For those of you who are about to purchase your first performance hull, congratulations! With Winter in full swing, now is the time to review the basics of high-performance boat operation to ensure you […]

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Project 1080: Start Me Up

Florida Powerboat Club founder Stu Jones and Pat Sullivan – owner of the Mercury Racing dealership Performance Marine Trading tested FPC’s official pace boat for the first time on Wednesday. The freshly restored Cigarette 38 Top Gun features modern Mercury Racing hardware including 540 sterndrive engine packages with Integrated Transom Systems, Bravo One XR drives, Mercury […]

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