DETROIT — Sharrow Engineering and Sharrow Marine, the industry leader in high-performance propeller design, is proud to announce that CEO and Founder Greg Sharrow has joined the National Marine Propeller Association (NMPA) Board of Directors. This appointment reflects Greg’s exceptional leadership and commitment to advancing innovation and sustainability in marine propeller technology.
NMPA is dedicated to promoting excellence in the boat propeller industry, including in repair, sales and customer service, and thought leadership. NMPA also focuses on education and advocacy by providing information and training that expands its members’ knowledge about propellers and enhances professionalism through certification. With a 30 plus year history, NMPA is an integral part of driving a $121.5 billion industry that employs 338,000 workers servicing 12 million registered boats across the United States.
“Being named to the National Marine Propeller Association’s Board of Directors is a tremendous honor,” said Greg Sharrow, Founder and CEO of Sharrow Engineering and Sharrow Marine and inventor of the Sharrow™ Propeller. “I am excited to work alongside other propeller industry leaders to identify opportunities to make a positive impact together.”
Sharrow Marine became an official member of the NMPA in November of 2023. This partnership solidifies the company’s dedication to contributing to the industry’s development and growth and sets in motion the potential for future collaboration between Sharrow and other NMPA members.
“I’m extremely pleased to welcome Greg Sharrow of Sharrow Marine to the NMPA Board of Directors following the just concluded elections,” said Mike Jones, President of the NMPA. “His drive and his vision will help us as we chart a great new course and enter a new era for the association.”
During NMPA’s Annual Marine Propulsion Expo, Greg also announced an exciting new initiative — the Sharrow Agent program. This exclusive opportunity is now available to active NMPA members who meet specific criteria. This strategic collaboration aims to empower NMPA members to stay at the forefront of propulsion technology and to benefit from a commission-based structure for Sharrow Propeller sales. To learn more about the Sharrow Agent program and inquire about eligibility, please fill out the form online.
About Sharrow Engineering and Sharrow Marine
Sharrow Engineering revolutionized propeller technology with the introduction of the Sharrow™ Propeller. Invented by Greg Sharrow, the Sharrow™ Propeller is recognized as the first major advancement in propeller technology since the 1830s. Its design has solved the most basic problem of rotary propulsion. Specifically, tip cavitation and vortices have been eliminated or significantly reduced, offering incredible performance gains over traditional propellers and transforming the entire boating experience.
Sharrow Engineering is a USA-based advanced engineering, design and manufacturing firm dedicated to the research and development of revolutionary, high-performance propulsor and flow control technologies. The company’s team of world-class aeronautical, nautical, aerospace, and mechanical engineers are dedicated to reinventing the methodologies and technologies used for propulsion and flow control, and leaving the world better than we found it.
Sharrow Engineering holds over 125 patents around the world and is the parent company for Sharrow Marine, a nautical engineering and manufacturing company that produces and sells the award-winning Sharrow™ Propeller for the maritime industry. Sharrow Marine is headquartered in the Greater Detroit, MI area.
The Sharrow MX™ Propeller was selected as one of TIME’s Best Inventions of 2023 and was honored by Fast Company's 2023 Innovation by Design Awards. The Sharrow MX™ Propeller won the 2022 Boating Marine Power Innovation Award from Boating Magazine and the 2020 Miami International Boat Show Innovation Award.