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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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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...

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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 ...

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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, ...

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Prop School - Part 1: Introduction

Working in performance boating is exciting: It’s fast-paced. Propulsion systems and hull designs are in continual evolution. Our customers are generally astute, technically oriented and often quite co...

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Performance Boat Heaven in Key West

For a week each November the end-of-the-road outpost of Key West, Florida, becomes the epicenter of performance boating, thanks to the confluence of the world championship offshore racing and the Flor...

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Propping to Win

Pro anglers demand no-compromise performance every time they hit the water. When there’s money on the line, every advantage counts. Which is why more pro anglers are turning to Mercury Racing Bravo I ...

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Mercury Racing Propeller Manager Scott Reichow Retires

Mercury Racing Propeller Manager Scott Reichow, for decades a respected source of design vision, innovation, and prop wisdom to racers and high-performance boat owners, retired on January 29, closing ...

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What is a Technical Skiff Anyway?

Unless you’re an avid angler who works the flats of the Gulf Coast, Florida Keys or the Caribbean, you may have never seen a technical flats skiff. These compact, ultra-light boats are designed to get...

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UMPBA Opens Wide Open Drag Racing Season in Oshkosh

The Upper Midwest Powerboat Association (UMPBA), hosts of a grass-roots powerboat drag racing series in Wisconsin, kicked off the 2021 season June 5 in Oshkosh at the Menomonee Park basin. The event a...

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Welcome to the Mercury Racing Community Forum!

Welcome to the Mercury Racing Community Forum! Enjoy product-related educational content, access to product experts, a searchable history of user-generated questions and answers, and a comprehensive F...

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Why We Race

We are Mercury Racing. And we are racers. Competition is in our blood and locked in our DNA, code that was written in 1973 with the creation of the Mercury Hi-Performance Division specifically to supp...

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Repowering with Mercury Racing 300R AMS

Devin Wozencraft takes the idea of boating to work seriously. His red, white and blue 2015 308 Skater is a floating billboard for his business, Wozencraft Insurance and Finance, which happens to speci...

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Oddities + Rarities

Mercury Racing has been involved with several unique projects over the years. We thought you would find the products that evolved from those projects interesting to say the least.

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A New Era for High-Performance Bass Boats

The recent design evolution by leading builders of high-performance bass boats will leverage the performance of new four-stroke outboard motors offered by Mercury Marine and Mercury Racing. These boat...

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Multi-Species Bravo

A number of boat manufacturers have responded to angler requests for larger and more stable hulls. The changes have resulted with the consoles moving forward, changing the center of gravity and weight...

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Peter Massina Retires from Mercury Racing

Closing a career spent racing and selling the biggest and best engines on the water, Peter Massina, Mercury Racing Sales Manager in the Australia/New Zealand, has announced his retirement. Massina has...

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Magoo's Rules

Acceleration never gets old, and nothing beats the heart-pounding rush of dropping the throttles to unleash the torque generated by a pair of Mercury Racing QC4 sterndrive engines. It could be the ult...

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