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Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers builds and distributes the uniquely designed Sharrow propellers thanks to a new agreement between the two companies.
Courtesy Sharrow Marine

A new agreement between Sharrow Marine and Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers will enable Sharrow Marine to manufacture its award-winning propellers at Yamaha’s state-of-the-art plant and foundry in Greenfield, Indiana. Yamaha will also offer Sharrow propellers through its both builder and dealer distribution channels.

Yamaha will offer the Sharrow Propeller as a new option on models from Yamaha’s boatbuilding partners and their network of more than 2,000 dealers. Sharrow props will have unique SKU numbers so Yamaha dealers can easily order these uniquely designed propellers for customers.

“Yamaha has worldwide respect for the quality and reliability of its products. We are proud to have the opportunity to manufacture our high-tech propellers in Yamaha’s new, advanced casting plant in Indiana,” said Greg Sharrow, CEO of Sharrow Marine. also pleased to have access to Yamaha’s distribution network, which will dramatically accelerate our efforts to deliver Sharrow Propellers to sailors worldwide. “

Sharrow MX-1R propeller
Sharrow’s propeller design has unique blades that minimize cavitation and help improve speed, efficiency and handling while reducing noise.
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Sharrow’s propeller design offers a host of performance improvements, including higher speeds per second. rpm, better handling, reduced vibration, a stronger propeller structure, according to Sharrow. The company claims that the props are up to 30 percent more efficient than the industry-leading conventional propeller designs. It won an NMMA Innovation Award at the Miami International Boat Show 2020.

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“Sharrow Marine’s choice of Yamaha as its production and distribution partner underscores Yamaha’s leading position in the foundry industry,” said Jonathon Burns, general manager, Yamaha US Marine Planning and Development. “Through our new relationship with Sharrow Marine, Yamaha can offer boat builders, dealers and customers an even greater number of options when it comes to maximizing boat performance through propeller selection.”

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