Tag Archives: propellers

Here at Clements we work with boats old and new – but not often as old as this fantastic barge. With new stern gear and propeller designed and manufactured by Clements Engineering this vital part of her restoration has been completed. Rescued from the scrap yard in the 1970’s her current owner, a shipwright, currently […]

Here at Clements Engineering our projects start with a drawing – for all our stern gear. We receive the vessel drawings from the customer. Our design team then work on the design for the most efficient and effective stern gear package to deliver the expectations of the boat user. Here at Clements we have been […]

Here at Clements Engineering we are able to design and manufacture our 3, 4 and 5 blade propellers, propeller shafts, rudder assemblies and propeller shaft brackets here on site in our own foundry. Here we have a great video showing the casting in our small HTB1 Furnace. The furnace reaches temperatures of 1070 degrees centigrade. […]

Many thanks to a customer for giving us feedback and the pictures of his boat “Oliver Cromwell”. “Received the prop yesterday….a beautiful piece of engineering….fitted it (with expert guidance)…..fits snugly…..bent over the washer to secure the anode nut in place etc….all done through the weed hatch. I’ve now been out on a test run on […]

Clements recently came to the rescue of a Scottish fishing boat run by QA Fish Limited (QA Shellfish). Based in Scotland the company buy and export crabs, lobsters and scallops. Whilst out working one day their shaft snapped and they lost their propeller. Fortunately the propeller had been lost over an area they knew was popular for […]

Jermaine Cranston has joined the Clements Engineering team as their new Trainee Design Engineer.  With an HND in Engineering, Clements Engineering is Jermaine’s first introduction to the marine industry having previously worked in telecommunications.  To help him get to grips with stern gear and propellers as well as introducing him to lots of customers he recently […]

A few months ago, we reported a story about the John Bunyan Boat, a local company that offers river cruises on the waterways around the Bedford Town Centre area. The Clements team amended the propeller design to help make the boat stop quicker and also reduce noise levels so passengers could enjoy a quieter cruise.  They […]

As the UK experienced the coldest weather for the winter, the Clements Engineering team were out on sea trials in the Solent, Hampshire.   The Portsmouth Naval Base Property trust have just completed a restoration on MGB 81, now, a fully operational high-speed historical World War II motor boat, which was helped with a £580,000 grant […]

One of the stand out projects that Clements Engineering has been working on recently has been the restoration of a vessel that has been renamed HMY Britain. The vessel has had an interesting history since its build and the Clements Engineering team have worked with those involved in this project to ensure optimum design for […]

Clements Engineering have worked with Essex based Blyth Catamarans for many years.  The latest launch is an 18m Survey Vessel and Clements have supplied them a full stern gear package, including a 31” 5 blade hyperform propeller and full stern gear package. Blyth Catamarans, based in Essex, England specialises in the design and build of […]

A new 19m workboat ‘Tiffany of Melfort’ has successfully started work for Kames Fish Farming to help meet their requirements for plans to expand production from 2,000 tonnes to 5,000 tonnes per year by 2023. The landing craft is powered by two diesel Doosan L136TI, producing 230hp each with a steel hull and raised wheelhouse […]

Clements Engineering recently came to the aid of a local company that offers river cruises on the waterways around Bedford Town Centre area. The John Bunyan Boat offers both local people and visitors river cruises as well as special interest cruises including Afternoon Tea, Fish & Chip Suppers, Jazz Evenings, Folk on the Boat, Motown […]

Clements Engineering were pleased to see the new Haines 32os launched at the London Boat Show recently, that they have supplied 21” 4 blade hyperform propeller to. The 32ft (9.75m) model has a full offshore planing hull designed by Andrew Wolstenholme which delivers a comfortable performance at low to intermediate planing speeds. The Haines 32os […]

At the recent London Boat Show, a new boat was unveiled by Banks Martin Boats – the Beaulieu 30.  This boat is the culmination of over two years hard work supported by a wealth of boat building experience from those involved in the design and build. Clements Engineering was proud to have supplied the propellers […]

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