2017 Miami International Boat Show

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Michigan Wheel and co-exhibitor Frank & Jimmie's Propeller (Fort Lauderdale, FL) will be exhibiting at the Miami International Boat Show in Miami, FL from February 16-20. Come see the new booth design, in our new location - Booth: F400 (F Tent). Propulsion experts from both Michigan Wheel and Frank & Jimmie's Propeller will be on hand to answer any questions you may have. Read More

Introducing the Michigan Power Series

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Friday, November 4, 2016

Michigan Wheel is launching a new line of large, work boat propellers. Adding to our legendary work wheel styles such as the Work Horse, Michigan Wheel is introducing the Power Thrust for tugboats, Power Crew for crewboats, Power Trawl for fishing boats, and Power Kaplan for ducted applications. All of these styles are available from 40" up to and even above 120" in diameter!  Power Series propellers are high quality, consistent product offered at competitive prices, providing tremendous value to our customers. Learn more at the WorkBoat show in New Orleans, November 30 - December 2!  Michigan Wheel will be exhibiting in... Read More

2016 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

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Thursday, October 20, 2016

Michigan Wheel and co-exhibitor Frank & Jimmie's Propeller (Ft. Lauderdale, FL) will once again be exhibiting at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, November 3-7, 2016. Stop by Booth #421 in the Equipment Tent to speak with propulsion experts from both Michigan Wheel and Frank & Jimmie's. We look forward to seeing you there! Read More

International Boatbuilders Exhibition & Conference, October 4-6

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Friday, September 16, 2016

Michigan Wheel will be exhibiting at the International Boatbuilders Exhibition (IBEX) in Tampa, Florida on October 4-6. Stop by and visit us in Booth 1211. We will have our new Inboard and Outboard-Sterndrive catalogs available, along with giveaways. Come see what's new with Michigan Wheel, or just stop by to shake hands with "Mr. Bearing", Neil Seekins. We hope to see you there! Read More

2017 OBSD & Inboard Catalogs Now Available

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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

The newest Michigan Wheel catalogs are now available for both our Inboard and Outboard-Sterndrive lines. Stay up-to-date with the latest product offerings from Michigan Wheel by downloading your copy today. Hard copies are available upon request, and will be available to ship in the coming weeks. Read More

Michigan Wheel Exhibiting at ICAST

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

Michigan Wheel will be exhibiting at ICAST from July 12-15 in Orlando, FL. Come see our propulsion experts in Booth 3951 and grab some Michigan Wheel swag (while supplies last)! ICAST, the world's largest sportfishing trade show, is the premier showcase for the latest innovations in fishing gear, accessories and apparel. Read More

Miami International Boat Show

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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Michigan Wheel and co-exhibitor Frank & Jimmie's Propeller (Fort Lauderdale, FL) will be exhibiting at the Miami International Boat Show in Miami, FL from February 11-16. Stop by booth E355 (E Tent) with any propulsion questions you may have for some of the top experts in the industry. Read More

International WorkBoat Show

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Friday, November 20, 2015

Michigan Wheel and Nakashima Propeller will be co-exhibiting at the International WorkBoat Show in New Orleans, LA from December 1-3. Come visit us in Booth #1827 to see Michigan Wheel's complete line of commercial propellers, as well as our Aqualube bearing line. Staff from Nakashima Propeller will be on hand displaying a carbon fiber propeller blade, as well as their TFN Thruster. Read More

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

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Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Michigan Wheel will be exhibiting at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in Ft. Lauderdale, FL from November 5-9. Come visit us in the Equipment Tent Booth #421 to see our brand new booth. Experts in propulsion will be on hand from Michigan Wheel, as well as Frank & Jimmie's Propeller (Ft. Lauderdale, FL) to assist you with your propeller needs.  Read More

International Boatbuilders Exhibition & Conference, September 15-17

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Friday, September 4, 2015

Michigan Wheel will be exhibiting at the International Boatbuilders Exhibition (IBEX) in Louisville, Kentucky on September 15-17. Whether you want to be among the first to see our new look, you need to update your Michigan Wheel literature, or you just want to talk with "Mr. Bearing", Neil Seekins - Come see us at Booth 1804! In the likely event Neil is busy providing excellent customer service, additional Michigan Wheel personnel will also be on hand for you to speak with.  Driving to the expo center from downtown? Keep your eye on the sky on I-65 @ Hill Street! We hope... Read More

Ballistic XHS Now Available!

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Michigan Wheel Marine, world leader in marine propulsion, has recently updated the Ballistic high performance stainless steel propeller, the award-winning fastest propeller on the market. Utilizing the XHS II interchangeable hub system, Ballistic XHS can be installed onto almost all outboard engine brands from 9.9 HP through 300 HP, and single propeller sterndrives. Now more boaters then ever can enjoy, and afford, the performance benefits of the Ballistics. Ballistic XHS propellers offer the “speed minded” boaters the kind of stainless durability and performance that is available only with exotic racing propellers. Whether running to your favorite offshore fishing destination, cruising... Read More

Miami International Boat Show, February 12-16

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Friday, January 16, 2015

Michigan Wheel Marine will be exhibiting at the Miami International Boat Show in Miami, Florida on February 12-16. Come see us at Booth K-65 - we'll have propellers to view, catalogs to hand out, and a few giveaways! Michigan Wheel personnel will also be on hand for you to speak with, and South Florida distributor and propeller shop Frank and Jimmie's will be there to handle quotes and other inquiries.  We hope to see you there! Read More

Michigan Wheel Partner Installs World’s First Carbon Fiber Propeller for Main Propulsion on a Merchant Vessel

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

May 2014 - Nakashima Propeller Co., Ltd continues to innovate in the world of marine propulsion, successfully installing the first carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) main propulsion propeller on a merchant vessel. The propeller was installed on the Taiko Maru, a domestic 499 GT chemical tanker owned by Sowa Kaiun YK. The propeller was designed and built by Nakashima Propeller with support from ClassNK classification society of Japan who granted design and manufacturing approval. The Taiko Maru had previously installed CFRP propellers on its side thrusters in September of 2012. The successful performance of the side thrusters led to the decision to test... Read More

WorkBoat Show, New Orleans, December 3-5

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Michigan Wheel Marine, along with our partner, Nakashima Propeller, will be attending the WorkBoat Show in New Orleans, December 3-5.  Come see us at Booth #1636 - we'll have propellers to view, catalogs to hand out, and a few giveaways! Michigan Wheel and Nakashima sales and engineering personnel will also be on hand for you to speak with.  We hope to see you there! Read More

Michigan Wheel Marine and Nakashima Propeller Co Ltd Announce New Strategic Partnership

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Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Michigan Wheel Marine and Nakashima Propeller Co Ltd have announced a new strategic partnership that is designed to combine their respective business strengths and promote co-operation in developing and expanding their global marine propulsion businesses. Negotiations have been ongoing for several months during which time business operations of both organizations have continued to expand, and it is on the foundation of this strength that the deal was signed. As part of the agreement Nakashima has acquired a 30% stock holding in Michigan Wheel Marine. Michigan’s President and CEO Stan Heide said; “This alliance is a logical extension of... Read More