FPC Bahamas Poker Run

June 15–20th, 2018

From Our Blog

Liberated 300R

Our hot new 4.6L V-8 300R has a new fan. Liberator Boats of Florida owner Randy Corson received his first 300R in June. Randy has extensive experience with our legacy V-6 300XS two-stroke. He anxiously rigged his first 300R in anticipation of its performance and he was not disappointed. The 300R, which is 44% larger in displacement […]

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Prop School – Part 2: Terminology

Continuing from Prop School….Part 1 .   Here, I will explain basic propeller terminology and fitment. Rotation Propellers are available in both right-hand and left-hand rotation. Most single engine outboard and sterndrive powered boats use right-hand rotation propellers. A right-hand rotation propeller will spin clockwise when pushing the boat forward, while a left-hand propeller will spin counter-clockwise. Number […]

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Brand Passion

I recently celebrated my 30th service anniversary with Mercury Racing … and how things have changed as we’ve raced through the years. One thing that hasn’t changed is my passion for this brand. I believe that can be said for my colleagues as well. In my opinion, Mercury Racing has built its high-performance reputation by enduring the […]

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Optimizing Your Ride: Adaptive Speed Control Explained

Mercury Racing’s new 4.6L V-8 250R and 300R FourStroke outboards are equipped with Adaptive Speed Control (ASC). This Mercury-exclusive feature allows boaters to maintain engine speed (rpm) regardless of load or condition changes – such as rough water, tight turns, tow sports and lower speeds on plane – without having to frequently adjust throttle position, […]

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Mercury Racing Powers Wisconsin Water Ski Team to Guinness World Record

Triple Mercury Racing outboards pulled a total of 80 water skiers for a Guinness World Record for the largest human pyramid on skis. The record was set August 18th in Janesville, Wisconsin by the Rock Aqua Jays water ski team with the help of two additional Wisconsin based teams.  Joining the Rock Aqua Jays were skiers […]

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Rebirth of an American Icon

We are very excited to reveal Roadster Shop’s gorgeous ’66 Chevelle muscle car featuring our SB4 7.0 automotive crate engine. Designed, developed and manufactured in-house, the 32-Valve DOHC SB4 7.0 engine adapts our proven high-performance valve train to a customized LS-based cylinder block that produces a staggering 750 naturally aspirated horsepower. Mercury Racing’s advanced four-valve […]

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Project 1080

We are anxiously awaiting Florida Powerboat Club’s (FPC) restoration of a year 2000 Cigarette 38 Top Gun into a modern pace boat. Deemed Project 1080, the restoration with fresh Racing propulsion formalizes our long standing marketing partnership with FPC. FPC founder Stu Jones is restoring the classic Cigarette from bow to stern with a refreshed […]

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Prop School – Part 1: Introduction

Working in performance boating is exciting: It’s fast-paced. Propulsion systems and hull designs are in continual evolution. Our customers are generally astute, technically oriented and often quite colorful characters. We’re all performance freaks! We’re all continually learning. That’s what makes my job so much fun! If you are like me, your first boating experiences were […]

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