Monthly Archives: July 2010

A Very Brief History of the Wageningen Propeller Series

Wageningen is the name of a town in the Netherlands where the Maritime Research Institute Netherlands (MARIN) is based. The Institute was founded in 1929, in part by the Dutch government and in part by the maritime industry. It is … Continue reading

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Grand Pavois de la Rochelle Boat Show: September 15- 20, 2010

The Grand Pavois has been around since 1973 and, these days, boasts of 100,000 square meters of exhibition (with 45,000 square meters afloat), 13 themed spaces, 700 boats (300 afloat) and over 860 exhibitors from around the world. What’s great … Continue reading

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Why Propeller Balance Is So Important

A balanced propeller is vital to the performance of your boat and your enjoyment on the water. This post will describe why propeller balance is so important and how technicians reach the ultimate goal of a perfectly balanced propeller If … Continue reading

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Tullett Prebon London International Boat Show

This early, preparations are being made for what is easily the largest boat show in Europe: the Tullett Prebon London International Boat Show, commonl referred to as the London Boat Show. Held every January, the 2011 London Boat Show will, … Continue reading

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