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5 Bladed Surface Propeller Family

RINA has published several families of surface propeller . Here the a copy. For 4 bladed propellers go to the attached literature.

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Sale for customer “Levi Surface Drives LD320-350 (2 Units)”

Levi LD 320-350 Surface Drives with Propeller Item Details: These units of Levi Surface Drive LD 320-350 with Propeller ­­­­­is available for sale due to the bankruptcy of the owner and are being sold as an asset liquidation. Details are listed below: … Continue reading

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Levi Surface Drive with parasailing, DIY, in Rhodos Greece

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Etamax Testboat in Penang Malaysia with 2 x LD 170-150 and 2 x Myvi Perodua engines 1.3 l

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Levi Drive test boat missing

The Levi Drive Test Boat is missing since 2015 from the Marina of Y.P in Port Dickson (Mr. Lau), Malaysia.  We have launched a police report without success. The boat is a standard Malaysian fishing boat. Length:     25 feet Width … Continue reading

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Test Levi Drive LD170-150 on 25 foot commercial fishing boat

In 2011 Levi Drives demonstrated that the LD 170-150 (Fisherman) Surface Drive can be used on a commercial inshore fishing boat. These tests were a remake of the tests done 5 years earlier in Penang (Malaysia). It was an attempt … Continue reading

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Para-Sailing with Levi Surface Drives

Here a video showing that it is possible to operate a para-sailing equipment with a “Levi Surface Drive”. This particular drive was employed because the Volvo Dual Props are too sensitive in a commercial application and cutting deep in the … Continue reading

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Vesconite South Africa

Levi Drives use Vesconite water lubricated bushing material for all its surface drives.It replaces the rubber propeller and rudder bushing of the past. Levi Drives uses Vesconite also for our custome made hydraulic rudder cylinder. Please visit their website at: … Continue reading

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A Revolution in Surface Drive Design

Wholly manufactured in Port Dickson, Malaysia Levi Drive® is a transom mounted surface propeller drive. The propulsion systems are a compact, highly efficient propulsion solution for marine vessels ranging from 50 to 4000 hp. Levi Drives® are an evolution of … Continue reading

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The Design Concept

The Problem When it comes to finding efficient underwater boat propellers, naval architects are faced with a limited range of choices. On one hand, naval architects could choose to employ the biggest propeller size to achieve maximum efficiency. But the … Continue reading

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