The foldable propeller has less
Some sceptics say that it only get you one knot
of extra speed. Only ? That is 24 miles per day
extra !!! For that reason, racing machines like
Kingfisher have one.
There are several
brands : above a picture of the Gori propeller.
On the right you see a Geartec propeller.
The hub of the
Gori Sail-drive propeller is manufactured with a
flexible bushing that absorbs shock and
electrically insulates the propeller from the
Sail-drive leg. The hub has the same diameter as
the hub of the saildrive, so there is a very nice
The blades unfold
at a very low speed (try it at a boatshow). The
propulsion is very efficient, even in the return
Saildrive.info The Netherlands