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The Hanse Group of yacht building companies, which includes Hanse themselves, Moody, Dehler and Varianta, pride themselves on producing yachts of the highest quality and equipped to an excellent standard. After extensive testing the Group has decided to fit Varifold folding propellers to its sailing yachts. A contract lasting several years was signed in May 2013  through Hanse Group and SPW GmbH Germany.

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Greg Bratkiw becomes new owner of Nautilus Propeller Canada

Nautilus Propeller and SPW GmbH in Bremerhaven, Germany are pleased to announce the appointment of Greg Bratkiw as the new owner of Nautilus Propeller Canada.

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Press Release: Digital 3D Propeller Measuring at SPW

The german propeller and propulsion specialist, the SPW GmbH, belongs now to the few companies in Europe who are able to screen and analyze the surface of a propeller with an innovative three dimensional measurement Instrument: The Hale MRI.

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Fixed sailboat propellers now obsolete

Bremerhaven, Germany | SPW GmbH, the world’s leading sailing propeller specialists, have announced the production of the first feathering propeller that offers the effi ciency found in a helically twisted fi xed or folding propeller.

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