Category Archives: Boat Propeller Tips

Sailboat Terminology

Here at Eris Propellers, we love boats and we tend to throw around a lot of boating terms like hull, spars, sails and rigging. We’ve compile a short breakdown of some of the main parts of a sailboat. The hull … Continue reading

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Buying Your First Boat

Buying your first boat can either turn into your worst nightmare or your dream come true. A lot can go wrong—if you don’t take time to research and reflect, you’ll end up selling your new boat sooner than you think! … Continue reading

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The Darker Side of Boat Propellers

Recent news about seal deaths off the coast of the UK that have been related to a certain type of propeller system should serve to remind us all that propellers can be an extremely dangerous piece of equipment. At least … Continue reading

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Sustainable Boating

One of the most common themes at all the big boat shows over the last few years has been the idea of ‘sustainable boating’. This post will attempt to define the term and explain the effect it will have on … Continue reading

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Commonly Asked Propeller Questions

As a boat owner (or a prospective boat owner), it’s important that you understand how a propeller works and, therefore, what can go wrong with it. We pulled together some of the most frequently asked questions about propellers for boats … Continue reading

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How To Choose A Propeller For Your Yacht

There are so many options when it comes to yacht propellers that the choices and variations available can be overwhelming, particularly to beginners. The confusion comes in the ‘balancing up’ of different factors, for example, drag versus usefulness of the … 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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