Sharrow Marine and Yamaha Marine Partner Up for Manufacturing and Distribution

Yamaha Precision Propeller will build and distribute Sharrow’s uniquely designed boat propellers.
Sharrow propeller casings
Yamaha Marine Precision Propellers build and distribute 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 in Yamaha’s state-of-the-art facility and foundry in Greenfield, Indiana. Yamaha will also offer Sharrow propellers through its boat builder and dealer distribution channels.

Yamaha will offer Sharrow Propellers as a new option on models of Yamaha’s boatbuilder partners and its network of more than 2000 dealers. Sharrow props will have unique SKU numbers for Yamaha dealers to easily order for these uniquely designed propellers for customers.

“Yamaha has world-wide respect for the quality and dependability of its products. We’re proud to have the opportunity to manufacture our high-tech propellers in Yamaha’s new, state-of-the-art casting facility in Indiana,” said Greg Sharrow, CEO of Sharrow Marine. “We’re also excited to have access to the Yamaha distribution network, which will dramatically accelerate our efforts to deliver the Sharrow Propeller to boaters across the world.”

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Sharrow’s propeller design feature unique blades that minimize cavitation and help improve speed, efficiency and handling while also reducing noise. Courtesy Sharrow Marine

Sharrow’s propeller design offers a host of performance improvements including higher speed per RPM, better handling, reduced vibration, a stronger propeller structure, according to Sharrow. The company claim the props are up to 30 percent more efficient than the industry-leading conventional propeller designs. It won the an NMMA Innovation Award at the 2020 Miami International Boat Show.

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“Sharrow Marine’s choice of Yamaha as a manufacturing and distribution partner underscores Yamaha’s leadership position in the casting 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.”