- Created: Sunday, 15 April 2018 00:00
- Written by Matt Trulio
Mercury Marine’s announcement during the Miami International Boat Show that it would be reopening Lake X—its famed private testing facility in St. Cloud, Fla.—sent longtime performance-boat enthusiasts down memory lane and relative newcomers wondering about the possibilities. For now, at least, the Fond du Lac, Wis., marine engine and accessories companies will be using the Lake X site exclusively for product development, testing and special events.
Currently out of service but scheduled to be brought back to life, the famed observation tower at Lake X is the facility’s most recognizable feature (click image to enlarge).