Re: Beneteau First 345 prop choice
If you're committed to a fixed prop, look into the Campbell Sailor 3 blade prop.
West by North Enterprises
1984 Fast/Nicholson 345 "FastForward"
".. there is much you could do at sea with common sense.. and very little you could do without it.."
Capt G E Ericson (from "The Cruel Sea" by Nicholas Monsarrat)