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Max Prop

The Max-Prop features very low sailing drag, excellent forward power and is renowned for its outstanding reverse performance. Available in two and three blade models in diameters from 12 to 45 inches. The Max-Prop is used as standard equipment by some of the worlds finest builders: Swan, Baltic, Alden, Little Harbor, Pacific Seacraft, Valiant, X-Yachts, etc...

Maxprop featherd

Under Sail
The Max-Prop Feathers to a low drag shape. Compared to a folding propeller the Max-Prop will have similar drag. The extra wetted surface of the Max-Prop blades is offset by the reduction of projected area: A.

In Forward
The torque of the prop shaft acting on a "differential" type design will open the blades in unison to the pre-set pitch at any throttle setting. This will provide maximum efficiency (96% of same sized fixed prop) plus eliminates the vibration problems of a folding prop.

Max-Prop Forward

Max-Prop Reverse

In Reverse

As in forward, the torque of the shaft will rotate the blades 180 degrees in less than 3/4 of a shaft rotation, presenting the same leading edge and pitch in reverse. This provides better directional control and 80% greater power that a comparable fixed blade propeller.
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