Toronto International Boat Show

January 12–21st, 2018

Toronto International Boat Show

Welcome to North America’s largest indoor boat show. The 60th annual Toronto International Boat Show is guaranteed to satisfy with the latest in propulsion and boat displays. Mercury Racing products will be prominently displayed throughout the Mercury Marine booth.

From Our Blog

Future Techs

I’ve led many tours of Mercury Racing over the past 30 years. People are constantly amazed to see our skilled labor handcrafting outboards, sterndrives, propellers and accessories. Some of the more common questions asked are, “where does your labor comes from and how do they learn their skills?” Our employees come with a strong skill […]

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Dr. Fox and his Amazing SB4 Chevelle

Dr. William Fox caught the automotive bug at the ripe old age of 6 when his grandfather built him an electric go-cart. He would study cars and call out their unique features when traveling with his parents. He particularly had a passion for classic cars. His personal goal was to have his dream car by […]

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Prop School – Part 3: Blade Rake

Rake is the angle of a propeller blade face relative to its hub. If the blade face is perpendicular to the hub, the prop has zero-degree rake. As a blade face slants back toward the rear of the prop, blade rake increases. Rake is either flat (straight) or curved (progressive). Most lower horsepower (“lower” by […]

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Let it Snow!

For some reason the colder weather and recent snow flurries has me reminiscing about Mercury Snowmobiles. Remember those? The infamous “lead sleds” (Mercury’s early and very heavy snowmobile) and the legendary Sno-Twisters (when Mercury got it light and right).  Snowmobile historian Charles Plueddeman  wrote a detailed article on the history of the Sno-Twister and the infamous sled […]

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All the Best from Key West

As the snow begins to fall in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, things are heating up in Key West. The Southernmost city in the continental United States is home to the Super Boat International (SBI) Offshore World Championships and the Florida Powerboat Club (FPC) Key West Poker Run Presented by Mercury Racing. Race. Win. Repeat.  We […]

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MAX5: Fast. Quick. Efficient.

Our MAX5 is providing top performance in both domestic and international outboard applications. Nor-Tech Boats came to us for help in establishing a speed record for production outboard center consoles. Quad 400Rs, spinning 31-inch pitch MAX5 props powered their 390 center console to an astounding speed of 101 mph! “The boat performed outstanding at both […]

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Passion for the Brand

Mercury Racing congratulates Adam Leland, winner of our Brand Passion Essay contest. We received several quality stories, and Adam’s winning essay is presented below. We will also share others in future blog posts. Adam and his dad Fred are lifelong boaters and Mercury owners. You can sense by reading Adam’s essay that he and his […]

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Project 1080: Integrated Transom System

Florida Powerboat Club founder Stu Jones just sent us an update on  Project 1080 – FPC’s restoration of a vintage Cigarette 38 Top Gun with Mercury Racing 540 sterndrives. The Resto Mod Cigarette is destined to be FPC’s pace boat and will make its official debut at the 2018 Key West Poker Run, Presented by […]

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