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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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Lead the Charge

Greetings from Nashville where we just revealed the all-new 450R outboard. Developed for discerning performance boating enthusiasts demanding unmatched power and performance, the 450R delivers outstan...

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Mercury Racing Power F1 Winners at Lake Havasu Classic

The past, present and future of tunnel boat racing was on display at the Lake Havasu Classic Outboard Championships, Oct. 15-17, in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. A historic venue at the peak of tunnel bo...

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Get a Step Up with K-Plane Trim Tabs

Mercury Racing® K-Planes® have long been considered the gold standard of trim tab design, durability and performance. Originally developed to endure the punishing rigors of offshore racing, K-Planes f...

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Earning Community Badges

Collect a variety of badges for starting conversations and engaging with the community. Explore all the badge categories that you can earn!

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Community Guidelines

Welcome! The mission of this online community is to provide a peer-to-peer support channel for people cultivating boating and marine-related conversations. Read the full guidelines here.

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Hydrodynamics: Part 2

In our recent Intro to Hydrodynamics post we discussed the impact of drag on escalating boat speed, and the importance of using the science of hydrodynamics to reduce that drag. The gearcase is the on...

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Intro to Hydrodynamics

There are two basic ways to increase the top speed of a powerboat: add power or reduce drag. Adding power is the obvious path and the easiest to understand, and nobody understands power like Mercury R...

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Prop History

Mercury Racing has a well-earned reputation for handcrafting high-performance and racing propellers that consistently offer unrivaled performance. That reputation is based on more than 50 years of exp...

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Hi-Performance Boat Operation Part 1

It’s boat show season – the perfect time of year to check out the latest performance boats and Mercury Racing propulsion. For those of you who are about to purchase your first performance hull, congra...

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Grass Roots Drag Racing

Drag racing may be the most elemental of motorsports – a short, furious sprint from start to finish line, first one there is the winner. The goal of the Wisconsin-based Upper Midwest Power Boat Associ...

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Fast to the Fish

The story goes that Errol Lanier, a legendary championship offshore throttleman, walked away from his first ride in a high-performance bass boat convinced that there was a better way to go fast and ca...

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Expanded Pitch Range for Revolution 4 XP Propeller

Mercury Racing® has expanded the pitch range of its popular Revolution® 4 XP propeller line, investing in a new base casting that will be used to produce this high-performance prop in a 15-inch diamet...

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Expanded Max5 Propeller Offerings

The Mercury Racing MAX5 propeller, developed and handcrafted by Mercury Racing Propeller artisans, is designed for single- and multiple-engine applications, including the 400R outboard and the 600 SCi...

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