XTL MARINE announces new partnership with FRANCE HELICES.

  • January 8, 2017

XTL MARINE announces new partnership with FRANCE HELICES.

XTL MARINE has established successful, productive relationships with a number of partner companies and is proud to work alongside the most prestige manufacturing propulsion company who provides you its experience, and its knowledge since 1977. From research to worldwide after sales service, FRANCE HELICES control every aspect of manufacturing.


As number one producer of marine propellers, shafts and surface drive systems in France, FRANCE HELICES has appointed XTL MARINE as their preferred partner. This partnership symbolizes the beginning of a fruitful and longstanding partnership. FRANCE HELICES is today considered as a key international player in the marine industry, that shares a strong vision for the future. With three production centres located in the French towns of Cannes and Concarneau along with one in Massarosa, Italy, FRANCE HELICES has the capacity to produce 20,000 propellers a year, catering for every size of yacht imaginable.



Created in 1977 by Paul BEZZI, FRANCE HELICES is today an international company. French marine propulsion leader, FRANCE HELICES is also one of the international leaders. Research and development are a very important part of FRANCE HELICES program, the CAD’s department is equipped with the latest computer technology, using most up to date programs. Our engineers and technicians determine from the customers specifications and designs, the type of propulsion system to suit the boat’s application. They can also advise on the ideal choice of power and optimum gearbox ratio to obtain the maximum thrust. There are many FRANCE HELICES’ innovations and patents such as Surface Drive System (SDS) which enable boats to obtain very high speed with excellent handling capabilities and high quality Controllable Pitch Propeller systems (CPP) for both professional use and pleasure application. The constant research using cavitation tunnel testing, guarantees high efficient propeller blade shape for our customers. More than 20 000 propellers per year are manufactured by FRANCE HELICES workshops. In all sizes from small sailing boats to large fishing vessels to navy boats or mega yachts. The FRANCE HELICES workshops are equipped with modern foundries capable of casting propellers up to 3.5 tons in Nibral. They are also equipped with CNC milling machines and CNC lathe machines. FRANCE HELICES has four sites which cover the complete range of production. The development of FRANCE HELICES, supported by shareholders places our company as a leader in the international market and insures a constant development, worldwide, in order to be close to the end user.


For further information, please contact


T + 971 4 324 2422

E neeraj@xtlmarine.ae

W www.xtlmarine.ae

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