25th Annual Key West Poker Run

November 9–14th, 2016

25th Annual Key West Poker Run

Where You Can Find Us:

In addition to walking around and enjoying the poker run & races ourselves, you can find us at our mobile marketing truck in the Poker Run Village at the Conch Republic Seafood Company.

Special Things to Look For:

Key West Poker Run (November 09-14)

Check out our latest line of high performance engines, props and accessories on board our mobile marketing truck.  Our representatives will be available to answer questions and visit with you Thursday, November 10 through Saturday, November 12. If we are not at the truck we will likely be on the docks admiring the array of exotic poker run hulls featuring Mercury Racing power.

Key West SBI World Championships

The SBI World Championship race at Key West is the final race of the season and is sure to bring some exciting racing.  Eight days of events and three days of racing provide a full week of entertainment for race goers.  Come to the Friday night street party to meet and greet racers and their boats prior to the final races on Sunday.

 

From Our Blog

Boyne Thunder at Sweet 16

Nick Petersen and I just returned from the 16th annual Boyne Thunder Poker Run, July 12-13. Nick is our Propeller Specialist and Project Manager. What a spectacular experience on every level! The event has grown to be one of the most popular poker runs in the country. Boat count has grown from 85 in 2010 […]

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Boats, Bands & Fans: Racing’s Unprecedented 450R Product Launch

Whew. That was a rush. Our June 18th launch of the all-new Mercury Racing 450R FourStroke outboard in Nashville, Tennessee, was unprecedented on so many levels. In my 30 years of service at Racing, this three-day event was off the charts in terms of scale, quality and  exposure. Media Buzz Activities began June 17th with […]

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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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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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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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Mile Marker 50!

Happy 50th Birthday to Captain Steve Lamp, owner of Dream Catcher Charters. Captain Steve relies on Mercury products to earn a living. His office space is the beautiful waters off Key West. Mercury Racing has had a working relationship with Steve for nearly 20 years. He has been intimately involved in the development of a number […]

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Celebrating 25 Years of Performance Boater’s Paradise!

Greetings from Key West! We are here to support and celebrate the Florida Powerboat Club’s  25th anniversary Key West Poker Run. We are proud to again be the Presenting Sponsor of this prestigious event which has over 180 registered poker teams from around the globe taking the 170 mile scenic tour from Miami to Key West. […]

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Race. Win. Repeat!

  I recently had some awesome discussions with defending Super Boat International (SBI) National and World champs Team CMS Offshore Racing regarding their 2016 race season. To recap, twin Mercury Racing 1650 competition engines powered Wake Effects, a 48-foot MTI catamaran with boat owner/rookie driver Rusty Rahm behind the wheel and veteran throttleman Jeff Harris on […]

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