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Racing with the Right Attitude

To the casual observer the obvious goal in just about any form of racing is to simply go faster than the competition. But in the top levels of offshore powerboat racing, when the water is rough going ...

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Mercury Racing Breaks Ground on Plant Expansion

Mercury Racing, a division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE:BC), held a ground-breaking ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 13, for its manufacturing operations plant expansion to help meet global customer deman...

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Mercury Racing E1-X Development: Part 4

Mercury Racing completed work on the E1-X, a prototype electric outboard for the E1 Series, a new powerboat racing series expected to debut in 2023. Mercury Racing joins the E1 Series as Official Prop...

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Learning In The Office. Leading On The Water.

With a summer of supporting the Mercury Racing Customer Experience Team under his belt, Racing Sales Intern Zach Pascarella headed to the Lake Of The Ozarks Street Party in Missouri on August 24 for a...

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Grab the Torque Wrench

Mercury Racing introduced a new Prop Double Nut Kit for all Mercury Racing outboards with a 1.25-inch diameter propeller shaft. The Double Nut Kit is designed to better secure the propeller to the pro...

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Mercury Racing E1-X Development: Part 3

The 24-foot (7.3 meter) RaceBird powerboat being developed for the E1 Series is a foiling craft, meaning that at speed the boat will lift above the water surface and skim along supported by three hydr...

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Community Forums Support

Browse through some of our most popular troubleshooting and tips/tricks topics.

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UMPBA Pelican Lake Race Recap

The Upper Midwest Powerboat Association hosted its second race of the season at Pelican Lake off the shores of Gerrit’s Lakeview Inn. A total of 38 boats hit the water on July 16, leading to plenty of...

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Mercury Racing 60R Powers a Dream Catcher

Captain Steven Lamp of Dream Catcher Charters in Key West, Florida, is a fishing guide with a penchant for fast boats, which makes him an ideal consultant for Mercury Racing. Capt. Lamp’s charter oper...

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The Passion of Benny Blanco

It was a bicycle, not a boat, that made it possible for award-winning conservationist and tournament-winning fishing guide Capt. Benny Blanco to feed his passion for angling at a very young age.

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1,000 Islands Charity Poker Run Roars Back

On pandemic pause for the past two years, the 1,000 Islands Charity Poker Run in Clayton, N.Y., returned earlier this month without missing a beat. The event, which benefits the Make-A-Wish of Central...

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Mercury Racing Launches All-New Community Forum

If you’ve ever interacted with Mercury Racing before, you know its passionate pursuit of Wide Open is fueled by its customers – the past, present and future owners of Racing power. Throughout the year...

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Mercury Racing Expands Sponsorship with Powerboat P1

Mercury Racing, a global provider of high-performance marine propulsion systems, announced it entered a two-year agreement expanding its partnership with Powerboat P1, an international marine motorspo...

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Fueling the Future

Fueling the future of Wide Open, Mercury Racing issued four scholarships to high school students pursuing post-secondary technical careers.

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Hydrodynamics #3: The Cambered Skeg Solution

The cambered skeg featured on select Mercury Racing® gearcases is a solution to problem rooted in physics and hydrodynamics. As the propeller rotates in the water it creates forward thrust to propel t...

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Mercury Racing Powers First Test of E1 Series Race Boat

Mercury Racing has completed work on the first E1-X, a prototype electric outboard for the E1 Series, a new powerboat racing series expected to debut in 2023. Mercury Racing joins the E1 Series as Off...

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Paul Tracy: Going Fast Never Gets Old

It has been a decade since former champion auto racer Paul Tracy last stepped out of an Indy car but he hasn’t stopped going fast. When Tracy craves a dose of velocity he seeks it at the wheel of a po...

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MTI Owners Fun Run to the Keys

The seventh annual MTI Owners Fun Run was sold out with 59 boats participating in the four-day event, March 10-13. In a stunning display of power and beauty the fleet departed Haulover Marine Center i...

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Miami is Back!

Mercury Racing had a powerful presence at Discover Boating's Miami International Boat Show. Held across five venues on February 16-20, the show epicenter returned to the Miami Beach Convention Center ...

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200 APX Approved for OPC

American outboard circuit racing took a step towards the future with the recent approval and homologation by the American Power Boat Association of Mercury Racing Apex Series four-stroke outboards for...

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Prop School Part 8: Propeller Finishes

The “finish” on a high-performance propeller refers to how the raw propeller casting is transformed into a ready-to-use propeller. The finish description can be confusing as different propeller shops ...

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Prop School - Part 7: Barrel Length

The length and size of a barrel on a propeller is often overlooked, yet it is one of the most important features when dialing in a boat. In terms of barrel diameter, a propeller can have a solid hub w...

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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...

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