This Pro-Pull chain puller (rammount.com) is similar to the Walter, but chains connecting the two plates weave between overlapping propeller blades. The plate between the shaft and strut fits up to 2 1/2-inch shafts. For larger shafts, chains hook around propeller blades with hooks (shown here tie-wrapped to chain ends for storage).
Hydraulic propeller pullers are typically a variant of chain puller.
Boats that bring efficiency over a range of speeds are appealing to today’s coastal cruiser. Those with style and a bit of panache are sure to have their own admirers. The Absolute 52 Navetta will certainly fall into both categories.
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