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Riviera 35' Cruiser  
Speed Increase of 5 knots  


We are a syndicate who owns a 1988 Riviera 35’ cruiser fitted with twin 210HP Cummins turbo charged diesel engines.

The boat was recently slipped at Bradford Marine of Hope Harbor because performance had deteriorated to a maximum speed of 15 knots at 2450 RPM.

It was decided to accept Performance Propellers free offer to evaluate the propellers. The port propeller showed a slight blade distortion, which was not visible, but showed on the propeller scan.

Both propellers were fine tuned with Prop Scan and the pitch was reduced by ½" to 19" by Performance Propellers, who also provided Propeller Scans for our records. The hull, rudders, shafts and trim tabs were cleaned and anti-fouled. Normal 100 hour service was carried out on the engine and ancillary equipment.

The boat was returned to the water, where sea trials produced a maximum speed of 20.2 knots at 2750 RPM.

Naturally, we are very pleased with the improved performance of our boat and are happy to recommend Performance Propellers for their professional approach and attention to detail.

The Syndicate

Performance Propellers Pty. Ltd.
Colin Lough
80 Taylor Street
Bulimba, QLD, 4171,
Ph: 07 3899 1501
Fax: 07 3899 9288

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