Pros and cons of different marine thruster solutions

By Runar Scott Jensen 29. May 2019

Like people, boats also come in many different shapes and sizes. There are now bow and stern thruster solutions for virtually every type of motor boat and sailing yacht ever conceived. Solutions not just for plastic moulded hulls either, but for wooden, steel, aluminium and carbon-fibre hulls with every kind of external design, keel arrangement and internal layout configuration imaginable.

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Why do you need a bow thruster on a small boat?

By Runar Scott Jensen 2. May 2019

Small, shallow draft boats with narrow-angle, v-hull designs with light to moderate displacements are highly responsive, rewarding and great fun to drive at significantly higher than average cruising speeds.

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Temaer: Thruster - Leisure, small boats, hull design, Marine Thrusters, Boat Owners

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