Sharrow Marine Opens Preorders for Sharrow CX™ Propeller for Contra-Rotating Sterndrives and Outboards

Detroit, March 12, 2024 — Sharrow Marine, the industry leader in innovative marine propulsion technology, announces the opening of preorders for the highly anticipated Sharrow CX™ Propeller for contra-rotating sterndrives and outboards, with estimated shipping in the Spring of 2026. The Sharrow CX Propeller is an extension of the patented and award-winning Sharrow Propeller lineup and brings the company’s innovative technology to contra-rotating applications.

Owners of runabouts, bowriders, and cruisers equipped with Volvo, Mercury, or Suzuki outboards or sterndrives that require sets of contra-rotating propellers will find Sharrow’s CX Propeller particularly appealing, as it offers enhanced efficiency with superior agility and maneuverability, and is customized to each boat’s specifications. The dual contra-rotating design optimizes lift and control, ensuring a smooth and responsive boating experience.

“Since the day we announced the Sharrow Propeller to the market in 2020, the response from the boating community for a contra-rotating version of flagship design has been incredible, with many eagerly anticipating our expansion into this market sector,” said Founder and CEO of Sharrow Engineering and Sharrow Marine and inventor of the Sharrow™ Propeller, Greg Sharrow. “We’re thrilled to finally be opening preorders and deliver on our goal of bringing the Sharrow Propeller to more boaters and redefining what they can expect from their duo propeller propulsion systems.”

Crafted with precision and excellence, the Sharrow CX is CNC machined in the USA from premium stainless steel alloy, and LAB finished to over ten times the industry standard of accuracy to blueprint specifications. Each propeller is backed by a Lifetime Warranty, providing peace of mind against manufacturing flaws or defects. Additionally, customers can opt for the comprehensive Sharrow Care™ Protection Plan, covering repair costs in the event of accidental damage while in use.

To reserve your Sharrow CX Propeller, visit online. Upon placing a reservation deposit, a team member will contact customers to collect specific boat, motor, and propeller information, ensuring the selection of the perfect Sharrow CX design customized to your unique specifications. With our engineer-guided model selection process, each Sharrow Propeller is made to order, and our thorough fitting and testing procedures guarantee performance tailored precisely to your needs and preferences.

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.

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