Originally Posted by Silver Fern
Gosh, 102 yachters viewed this and nor one reply. An I missing something here? I really don't know why a motor sailor like the Nauticat 33 and other motor sailor would need to have a folding propeller? Any reason for this?
Whoever fitted it probably wanted to get as much speed as he could out of these notorious bad sailing boats (I'll get flamed for that remark).
A folding prop typically will 1/2 to 1 knot
to your sailing speed. I do not know how much it will add to a Nauticat 33.
I must go down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky,
And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by