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June 15–20th, 2018

From Our Blog

Project 1080: Helm with a View

Stu Jone’s restoration of  an epic Cigarette 38 Top Gun  with Mercury  Racing 540 sterndrives has been a resounding success.  Deemed Project 1080, the vintage Florida Powerboat Club pace boat has been completely refreshed from bow to stern. Work began with replacing  mechanical throttle and shift Mercury Racing Bulldog sterndrives with our  8.6 Liter 540 sterndrives […]

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Back by Popular Demand!

We are excited to announce  the reintroduction of the venerable 700 SCi sterndrive. The supercharged engine was first introduced in 2006 and was a popular offering for single- and twin-engine vee bottom, catamaran and deck boat applications throughout its initial 11-year run. Although production ended at the end of 2017, demand for the 700hp engine […]

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Refined Performance

The Mercury Racing R-Series line of consumer performance outboards is simply amazing. From bass boats to flats boats, to bay boats and multi-species hulls, to performance catamarans and vee-bottoms, to center consoles and even pontoons the R-Series offers a wide array of models to fit virtually any high-performance application.  No Replacement for Displacement Every ounce of […]

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New 1.60:1 Sport Master 300R FourStrokes

We are excited to announce the release of six new 4.6L V8 300R FourStroke outboard models featuring a 1.60:1 gear ratio Sport Master gearcase. Models featuring the Racing CMS (Conventional Midsection) with a cambered Sport Master gearcase are ideal for lightweight – single engine sport boats, bass boats and flats boats. Rear tie-bar, heavy-duty midsection […]

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Wide Open Experience Tour

We are excited to get back out on the road with our  Mercury Racing Experience truck. The truck got a much needed face lift with an all new wrap promoting our new Mercury Racing brand positioning featuring the Wide Open slogan. The first stop on our 2019 Wide Open Experience Tour is the April 5-7 […]

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Hi-Performance Boat Operation – Part 2: Rigging Fit & Function

Spring is a great time for newbie and veteran performance boaters alike to get familiar with their craft. For starters, you should review your owners manuals — really, you should — and review the key components of your new boat. Performance boats vary widely in propulsion and size. Outboards come in 20, 25 and 30-inch […]

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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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