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Licensing Propeller Safety Technologies That Are Part of Industry Standards / Regulations: Similar Case Heads to Court

A case currently before U.S. District Court in Seattle may have bearing on the licensing of propeller guards and other propeller safety technologies. In the past, some have said that swim ladder switches such at Keith Jackson / MariTech’s Prop Stopper could not be included in any USCG propeller safety regulation because they are a […]

PowerTech! Safety Prop wins IBEX 2012 Innovation Award

PowerTech!’s Safety Prop won the Propulsion Parts, Propellers BWI (Boat Writers) IBEX (International Boatbuilders Exhibition and Conference) Innovation Award on October 2, 2012. In an October 4, 2012 International Boating Industry piece covering the innovation awards, Steve Powers of PowerTech Propellers said the Safety Prop propeller has round-bladed edges that “tend to minimize the possibility […]

MagBlade MaxThrust & SlipStream Propellers Brings Safety to Boat Propellers

Recreational Boating Safety (RBS) of South Africa recently announced the new MagBlade boat propellers (MaxThrust & SlipStream) that will fit all outboard and stern drives. Recreational Boating Safety claims the new MagBlade boat propeller is much safer AND provides better performance and maneuverabilty while reducing drag, ventilation, cavitation, and fuel consumption. Recreational Boat Safety (RBS) […]