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What Pushes My Boat – Secrets Of The Engine Mount

Most mariners understand that a vessel’s propeller is the item that converts the torque supplied by the engine into thrust. But few of us think about the item that transfers the thrust to your vessel: the humble engine mount (unless there is a thrust bearing in place). After 35 years developing integrated propulsion systems, Henleys Propellers & Marine have learned that it’s not just mariners – very few surveyors, engine suppliers and even marine engineers recognize the importance of the engine mount … until something goes wrong.

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