Marine 2 Blade Propeller


About product

A marine 2-blade propeller is known for its unique characteristics and advantages. One of its key features is its smaller diameter, allowing it to fit in spaces where marine propellers with more blades cannot. Its short hub length makes it ideal for vessels with limited clearance, as it can fit through small apertures while still providing optimal performance.

  • Provides excellent power for both engine-driven propulsion and sailing.
  • Enables precise maneuvering in tight spaces and during docking.
  • Minimizes vibrations for a smooth and comfortable boating experience.
  • Allows fine-tuning in both forward and reverse directions, reducing prop walk.
  • Minimizes drag when sailing, improving performance and efficiency.
  • Commonly used in sailboats, small boats, racing boats, trawlers, and tugboats.

Additional information

Blade Number



Shaft Drive


nickel, aluminum, bronze


Max.: 508 mm
(20 in)

Min.: 305 mm
(12 in)

Pitch Diameter

Max.: 16 in

Min.: 6 in


Small vessel, sailboat, yacht

Product Detail

In terms of functionality, a 2-blade propeller excels in motor sailing, offering excellent power for both engine-driven propulsion and sailing. 2 blade sailboat propeller provides exceptional control and thrust in reverse, enabling precise maneuvering in tight spaces and during docking. Additionally, its design minimizes vibrations, ensuring a smooth and comfortable boating experience.

What sets a 2-blade propeller apart is its independent pitch adjustments, which allow for fine-tuning in both forward and reverse directions. This feature helps eliminate or reduce prop walk, the sideways movement of the boat when shifting gears.

Another significant advantage of a 2-blade sailboat propeller is its ability to minimize drag under sail. With near-zero drag, it doesn’t impede sailing speed or steering, contributing to improved performance and efficiency.

The Applications of Marine 2 Blade Propeller

  • Marine 2-blade propellers find applications in various boating scenarios, particularly where their specific characteristics and advantages are beneficial. Here are some common applications:
  1. Sailboats: A 2-blade propeller is often used as sailboat propeller due to its motor sailing capabilities. They provide efficient propulsion when the sails are not in use, allowing sailboats to maneuver effectively in marinas, harbors, or areas with restricted space.
  2. Small Boats: The compact size and smaller diameter of 2-blade propellers make them suitable for smaller vessels such as dinghies, small powerboats, or lightweight recreational boats. They can fit through narrow apertures and tight spaces, enabling propulsion in confined areas.
  3. Racing Boats: 2-blade propellers are sometimes utilized in racing boats where reducing drag and maximizing speed are crucial. Their streamlined design and minimal blade count minimize resistance, allowing for enhanced performance and increased sailing speed.
  4. Trawlers and Tugboats: In specific cases, 2-blade propellers are employed in trawlers and tugboats that require excellent maneuverability and control. The propellers’ capabilities in reverse propulsion and response make them well-suited for these vessels, which often operate in close quarters or engage in towing activities.
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About our company

Zava Marine Corporation is a leading supplier of marine parts and components. With a strong focus on quality and customer satisfaction, we specialize in providing a comprehensive range of high-quality marine equipment and accessories. Our products include deck equipment, ship accessories, and various other essential components needed for smooth maritime operations.

With a global presence, we serve a diverse customer base, including shipbuilders, shipowners, offshore operators, and marine equipment distributors. We are committed to providing exceptional service and tailored solutions to meet our customers’ unique needs.


Zava Marine offers a comprehensive range of certifications for marine parts in accordance with international standards and regulations. These certifications include those provided by renowned marine classification societies such as Lloyd’s Register (LR), Bureau Veritas (BV), China Classification Society (CCS), Registro Italiano Navale (RINA), American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (NK), and Det Norske Veritas – Germanischer Lloyd (DNV-GL). By collaborating with these esteemed societies, Zava Marine ensures that our certified marine parts meet the highest standards of safety, quality, and performance, instilling confidence in our reliability and compliance within the maritime industry.

The warranty provided by Zava Marine covers defects in materials and workmanship for a period of two years from the date of purchase. During this warranty period, if any marine parts purchased from Zava Marine exhibit issues or failures resulting from manufacturing defects or faulty materials, Zava Marine will take responsibility for repair or replacement of the affected parts. 

Zava Marine has recently opened new molds for European and North American clients, utilizing materials such as metal, ABS, PVC, and more. These successful mold opening projects allow us to provide customized marine parts and components that meet the specific requirements of our clients in these regions.

Typically, Zava Marine can ship samples within 7 days once the product drawing has been mutually confirmed by both parties. This efficient process ensures that customers can receive samples promptly, allowing them to assess the quality and suitability of the products.

Zava Marine frequently utilizes a wide range of materials in our projects. These materials include aluminum, stainless steel, carbon steel, copper, plastics, titanium, and PEEK (Polyether Ether Ketone). Each material offers unique properties and characteristics suitable for various marine applications. 

Yes, we provide customization services for marine parts. We understand that every project and application may have unique requirements, and we are committed to delivering tailored solutions. By collaborating closely with our clients, we can adapt our products to specific specifications, ensuring optimal fit, performance, and compatibility. Whether it’s modifying existing designs or creating entirely new parts, our customization services cater to the diverse needs of the maritime industry.

Absolutely! We offer product design and development services to support our clients’ needs. Our experienced team of engineers and designers can collaborate with clients from concept development to final product realization. By leveraging our expertise in marine engineering and design, we can provide valuable insights and innovative solutions. Whether it’s optimizing existing designs or creating entirely new products, we are equipped to assist clients in bringing their ideas to life efficiently and effectively.

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