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Secrets Of Water Street Revealed

Chances are excellent that you didn’t know Mercury Racing has another location just a few minutes from its headquarters in Fond du Lac, Wis.

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Mercury Racing Rocks Miami

The Miami International Boat Show was the backdrop for a week of exciting activity for Mercury Racing. On Feb. 14, more than 180 people attended a presentation and party at the 1111 Lincoln Road Event...

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Show-Stopping Snapshots

As boat show season begins, Mercury Racing is on the road and on display for fans and friends to get up close to product, props and the people behind Wide Open. Take an inside look at the Toronto Inte...

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Installing Confidence

It took me 21 years of performance boat ownership to fully appreciate the value of Mercury Racing sterndrive engineering. Here’s my story.

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Tunnel Boat Test Time at Lake X

Tunnel boat race teams had a chance to get “dialed in at Lake X” when Mercury Racing hosted a week-long open testing session at the fabled Mercury Marine test facility in central Florida.

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Mercury Racing Hits the Road

Each year Mercury Racing hits the road to participate in events around the globe that allow fans, boat owners, speed seekers and race enthusiasts to get up close with the people who create – and the p...

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RePower with Mercury Racing: Flight 1130 Non Stop

Nobody would ever accuse Stu Jones of going Hollywood but when the impresario of the Florida Powerboat Club needed a theme for his latest re-power project, he found it in a movie theater.

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Velocity Powerboats' Toys Tour Makes Christmas Special

Santa arrived early in Palatka County, Florida last week. The 22nd annual Velocity Powerboats Toys Tour ran Dec. 2-4, on the St. Johns River and collected a record $100,000 worth of toys for area chil...

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Mercury Racing History Goes on Display

A piece of Mercury Racing history is now on display at a Wisconsin museum – a snowmobile museum. A one-of-a-kind 1975 Mercury Sno-Twister snowmobile that was campaigned by the Mercury Marine factory-s...

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Service Spotlight: Setting Outboard Height

Correct engine height is critical to getting the most performance from multi-species fishing boats running a Mercury Racing propeller. Fortunately, it’s easy to adjust the engine height of most outboa...

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DCB Regatta Was Wide-Open Fun

More than 300 people and 70 fabulous DCB boats gathered in Lake Havasu, Az., Oct. 6-8 for the 32nd DCB Performance Boats Owners Regatta. This owner-appreciation event has been held annually since 1990...

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Mercury Racing Launches Hurricane Ian Relief Program

The Mercury Racing Hurricane Ian Relief program is two-fold, offering financial support to the Cape Coral Caring Center as well as contributing to the charitable efforts of the Fort Myers Offshore Clu...

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Service Spotlight: Wide Open Coverage

No other marine engine manufacturer can offer the extraordinary performance of a Mercury Racing product and have the confidence to back it with a three-year limited warranty. New owners of select Merc...

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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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