BoatTechTV – Feathering Sailboat Propellers

In the last episode of Boat TechTV we looked at the cornerstone of marine propulsion – the fixed pitch propeller. However there are many areas of Naval Architecture where the use of a fixed pitch propeller is not suitable or good enough. One good example of this is sailboat propellers. This episode looks at feathering sailboat propellers and in particular Autoprop feathering sailboat propellers.

Related Articles

Spherical thrust couplers for sailboats

SigmaDrive spherical shaft couplings are an easy way to reduce engine noise and vibration on a sailboat. With a SigmaDrive installed the...

Essential sailboat tips, seasonal haul-out & lay-up

It may seem counterintuitive, but down time on you sailboat when it is laid-up can be very damaging to its health. This...

The Birth of King Propulsion – E3

So I'm keeping going with my story of how we kicked things off . I'm just expanding on some of the things...

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here