A specialist team of Naval Architects and engineers with unparalleled experience and knowledge in marine propulsion systems and marine shafting solutions.

King Propulsion is the USA distributor for Bruntons Propellers and offers a comprehensive range of folding and feathering sailboat propellers for most applications.  King Propulsion are able to offer expert advice, sales and support on all the Bruntons Propeller products including Varifold Propellers, Autoprop Propellers, the new SigmaDrive low noise and vibration marine propeller shaft coupling system and custom fixed pitch propellers for yachts of all sizes.  King Propulsion also have the ability to design, manufacture and install a highly efficient custom propellers to fit any vessel from small sailboats to the largest containerships in the world.


Based in Virginia Beach VA and offices in Lansdowne VA, King Propulsion was founded in 2013 by Dr Roderick Sampson.  Rod is a qualified Naval Architect, versed in propeller and hull form hydrodynamic testing and a retired University Professor.  This blend of technical knowledge and an affinity to all things water makes King Propulsion uniquely positioned to solve your sailboat problems and provide you with a quality, high value sailboat propeller.


Our team consists of Professional Engineers, PhD Naval Architects and Technical Sales Staff.  No other propeller vendor offers the level of expertise found through King Propulsion and Bruntons Propellers

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