Naiad stabilizer fins press onto the shaft, rather than the typical set-up of the shaft being permanently attached to the fin. The shaft seldom has to be removed. Naiad says this makes their shaft seals last a long time, since most damage to the seals comes from sliding the shaft in and out. When the fin is removed, the shaft should be protected with a sleeve, as this one is.
The fall boat shows offer a great way to keep up with the latest product developments from your favorite boatbuilders, equipment manufacturers, electronics makers, and more. But we get it—you can’t be everywhere. Even if you attend the show you’re going to miss a thing or two. Maybe you saw some of these launches, gear and equipment, and events: Have a look here. ▶