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

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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Project 1080: Smooth Operator

  Florida Powerboat Club founder Stu Jones is ecstatic with the results of Project 1080 – the restoration and re-power of an epic Cigarette 38 Top Gun powered by twin Mercury Racing 540 sterndrive engine packages.  The classic hull is updated from helm to stern with modern hardware. Mechanical throttle and shift cables were replaced […]

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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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Prop School – Part 4: Blade Cup

Continuing from Prop School…Part 3. Here I will explain everything you need to know about Blade Cup. Cup is a curl formed or cast into the trailing edge of a propeller blade.  When done correctly, the face of a cupped prop blade is completely concave. The first three-blade aluminum props for MerCruiser powered boats featured flat blades, with 15-degree rake. The […]

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300R vs 300XS: And the Winner Is?

I recently wrote a feature post on Liberator Boats of Florida and their initial experience with our new 4.6L V8 300R FourStroke outboard. I elected to feature Liberator as company owner Randy Corson had just received his first 300R in June. Randy has extensive experience with our V6 300XS two-stroke. I was anxious to get […]

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300R with Integrated Rear Tie-Bar & Side Steer

We’ve recently released the 4.6L V8 300R FourStroke outboards featuring our Racing exclusive heavy-duty midsection fitted with a factory installed rear tie-bar mounting bracket. The heavy-duty midsection comes with solid mounts and robust, forged transom brackets with single ram power trim and a remote trim pump designed to endure the harsh offshore environment. These models […]

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