Protection Against
Propeller Injuries

A simple and easy to fit propellor guard for outboard motors.

Propguards

Safety First

Propguard protects swimmers and divers in the water.
Prevents your propellor from rope entanglement.
Protects your propellor when in use around rocks and shallow water.
Gives protection to friends and family against serious injury when using an outboard motor.
Propguard protects swimmers and divers in the water.
Prevents your propellor from rope entanglement.
Protects your propellor when in use around rocks and shallow water.
Gives protection to friends and family against serious injury when using an outboard motor.

Propellor Injuries

Propeller injuries are unique and very complex. Rotating at a high speed and with a very powerful torque, when a propeller makes contact with a body it will result in multiple impacts of great force by the moving and advancing blades of the propeller. A typical three blade propeller running at 3,200 rpm can inflict 9,600 impacts in 1 minute or 160 impacts in 1 second. A 13 inch blade can travel from head to toe in an average person in less than one tenth of a second.

Boat propeller injuries, if not fatal, are usually severe and disfiguring resulting in prolonged disability and permanent impairment requiring costly medical, surgical and rehabilitative services.

The up-front investment in a Safe Marine NZ Ltd PropGuard is a small price to pay for peace of mind!

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Assembly and Design

PropGuard is a product developed from extensive research into accidents and injuries involving outboard motors. Safemarine NZ Ltd seeks to continuously develop and evaluate how to make the propguard better able to help protect those in the water, while maintaining efficient running of your outboard motor.

Designed and manufactured with Hydrofoil shaped sections of extruded aluminium this reduces drag allowing the boat to move at optimum speed and creating a constant velocity.
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