Our friends at Cruising World have done a great job of explaining the propeller for sailboats. Learn about the following terms:
Click to Read the Article: http://www.cruisingworld.com/spin-class-finding-right-prop?image=0
Folding and feathering props are also advantageous for the low drag and reduced resistance against the transmission while sailing compared to a fixed prop. Feel free to contact the Murray Yacht Sales Team to discuss which prop is the best option for you and your sailboat.