> Powerboat-World.com
 
 
News Home Video Gallery Newsletters Features Photo Gallery
Sail-World.com : Hering to be exclusive prop supplier for Class 1
Hering to be exclusive prop supplier for Class 1


Class 1 Promotion (C1P), a H2O Racing company, the UIM promoter of the Class 1 World Powerboat Championship, has now announced that the teams have entered into an agreement with Hering Performance Propellers for the Marysville, Washington, based company to become the racing organisation’s exclusive supplier of propellers beginning with the 2014 season.

In response to requests made by its current teams to offer a less expensive propeller solution than the current forged props, Class 1 management teamed-up with Hering - a leading high-performance propeller manufacturer for more than 40 years - and is requiring all teams to purchase only Hering 5-blade cast-version propellers. 'We feel our agreement with Hering Propellers will give a more affordable option to have multiple sets of propellers for different race conditions, and also keep the playing field level,' said Gianfranco Venturelli, technical director of H2O Racing and Class 1.

Current race teams are optimistic about the three-year deal, which extends through the 2016 season, because it will allow them to carry and register a maximum three sets and adjust to various course conditions. With the forged versions, many of the teams could not afford more than one or two sets.

'We’re very excited about the opportunity to work closely with Class 1 and provide the teams with the best propellers in the business,' said Jim Hering, president of Hering Performance Propellers.

'Teams will be able to request different specs from pitch to diameter to rake to get the best set up for their boat - and there will be a standard (minimum) thickness that will be applied to each of these specs. We’ll be offering a discount on the current racer price and we’ll also be backing the propellers with 12 hours racing warranty. In addition, each team will be supplied with one set of Hering propeller covers for pit safety at no charge.'

Hering said by going from the previous forged versions to the cast versions, there will be a slight increase in propeller blade thicknesses, which will be maintained for every set sent to the Class 1 teams. Each prop will be measured, weighed and documented at Hering’s facility prior to shipment. The UIM technical commissioners will log the race time for each propeller and all of the propellers will have a designated Class 1 serial number.

Class 1 website


by Class 1

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.powerboat-world.com/index.cfm?nid=108105

2:39 AM Thu 4 Apr 2013GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.











Power Boat News - USA















Singapore Yacht Show 2014. Boats to make your eyes pop. by Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia, Singapore


























Earth Wind Map - beautiful, delicate and - oh so revealing *Feature by Sail-World Cruising round-up,


























13th Class 1 World Championship title for Victory Team
Abu Dhabi Grand Prix - A dream return for Victory
Nations Cup victory for Team UAE
Abu Dhabi International Water Sports Festival - Down to the wire
Grand Prix of Abu Dhabi - Another win for Sami Selio
P1 AquaX USA series attracts strong fleet in St Cloud
World Champions are crowned, Team Miss Geico wins Superboat Unlimited
Mike Rodgers to attend final round of P1 USA AquaX Championships
Scheduled Maintenance - Possible Out-age
Powerboating safety, rescue and mark-set boat handling course
Get your DSC-equipped VHF hooked up right
Key West Super Boat World Championships - All set for epic battle
Mediterranean Grand Prix - Sensational win for Jennings and Amato
Lucas Oil Ocean Cup team sets Golden Gate to Queen Mary record
UIM Skydive Dubai XCAT Series - Nicolini and Polli in partnership
Hunton Powerboat brand introduced to U.S. audiences
Lucas Oil Ocean Cup - 435 mile challenge commences October 12 + Video
UIM Skydive Dubai XCAT World Series - Return to action
SuperStock and AquaX National Championships finale this November
BoatUS Foundation Environmental Leadership Award to Jim Martin
Clearwater National Championships: Victory for 77 Lucas Oil SilverHook   
Grand Prix of China - Carella Holds Off Selio for second straight win   
UIM F1 H2O World Champs - Defending World Champion will lead Qatar   
Hamilton Island Audi Race Week 2014 accommodation options   
Super Boat National Championship Event set for Key West   
New York Grand Prix - Team ‘Spirit of Qatar’ wins with new 50’ Mystic   
America's Cup 2013 Race 5 Video   
It's an Open and shut case in battle of the sexes   
P1 AquaX Championship - Nail-biting showdown on the Essex Riviera   
Grand Prix of Italy - Dominant performance from Youssef Al Abdulrazzaq   
European Grand Prix - Nicolini and Polli claim spectacular home win   
America's Cup 2013 Races 3 & 4 Streaming live here   
UIM Skydive Dubai XCAT World Series - Fazza claims Pole Position   
P1 AquaX Championship - Final rounds on St Lawrence Bay   
Grand Prix of Italy - Heat 1 win for Youssef Al Abdulrazzaq   
UIM Skydive Dubai XCAT World Series Round 5 - Victory for new pairing   
P1 SuperStock and AquaX Championship final round postponed   
America's Cup 2013 Race 1 & 2 Live Streaming here   
UIM Skydive Dubai XCAT World Series - Fazza back on top   
UIM GT15 World Championship - Victory for Paul Zujenkov   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News











Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png   http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL WAS PBW US