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Award for successful engineering achievement. In 2021 the SPW GmbH again receives the renowned DNV-GL-Certificate for feathering Propellers. (849,8 KiB)
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.
The audit of the models VARIPROFILE and VARIPROP was held according to strict guidelines. SPW GmbH is currently the only producer of feathering propellers worldwide holding this type approval.
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