Article by siemens.com
SPW GmbH: Switching over to CNC-machined gearing slashed the assembly time of sailboat propellers by between 25 and 30 percent. The small production team belonging to the Bremerhaven-based family-run company now need two hours less to produce Variprop and Varifold sailboat propellers, which are renowned worldwide and enjoy a strong demand.
Customer's opinion & Reviews
Karen and Reinhard Böhle — VARIPROP DF-107 4 blade on a round-the-world trip
... We have had many propellers in our sailing life, but today we can say: The Variprop is worth the money! ...
Till Lincke — SPW Feathering Propeller in the Arctic
In January 2003, after an irreparable defect of our Maxprop feathering propeller in Gran Canaria, we have fitted our club-owned 18-metre sailing yacht “Passage” with the Variprop DF 112, a three-bladed feathering propeller by SPW ...
Wolfgang Hass, owner of the SV Gian
... Without starting a discussion about the best feathering- and folding system, one has to find that the Variprop probably is the most precisely crafted product in comparison. ...
Knut Haye, owner of a Reinke 10 S
As a cruise and regatta sailor, I had the VARIPROP 3-Blade installed and switched to the 4-Blade in 2004. I have to say: The 4-Blade VARIPROP is a stunner. In wind and waves, when sailing doesn‘t work anymore, it is a genuine help. ...
Distant Shores TV: Variprop Review
A look at our VARIPROP feathering propeller. It reduces drag under sail but still produces full power when motoring. Since it is a 4 bladed prop it produces the most thrust in the aperture we have between the skeg and the hull of our Southerly 42.
Award for successful engineering performance:
In 2021 the SPW GmbH again receives the renowned DNV-GL-Certificate for feathering Propellers.
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