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Checking In With Hering

If you follow high-performance powerboating in even the most casual manner and you don’t happen to live under a rock, you heard that Greg Olson captured the Top Gun title at this year’s Lake of the Ozarks Shootout with a run of 192 mph. You likely also heard that he did it in a 33-foot Eliminator Daytona catamaran. If you’re really good, you might even know that the cat was powered by twin 1,800-hp monster engines from GT Performance.


Hering propellers put the power to the water during Greg Olson’s 192-mph at the 2012 Lake of the Ozarks Shootout.

Now, what propellers did he use for his blistering run?  I’ll kill the suspense—or the time you’ll waste on a fruitless Internet search—with the answer: Hering 16-1/2” x 40” five-blades with 18-degree rake angle.

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