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How much does a stabilization system cost?

By Jan Erik Johansen 24. August 2020

The cost of installing a stabilization system on a boat varies depending on whether the boat is new or used, not to mention the boat's design characteristics.

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Topics: Vector fins™, Marine Stabilizers, Boat Owners

Why do people get seasick, and how can you avoid it?

By Marius Torjusen 6. July 2020

Even those who are affected by seasickness more than average can enjoy what boating has to offer with the right equipment on board. This article will look into what causes seasickness and how you can avoid it on a yacht or a boat.

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Topics: Vector fins™, Marine Stabilizers, Seasickness

How to choose the right stabilizer for your boat

By Ronny Skauen 31. October 2019

Over the last few years, roll stabilization has become a must-have for boat owners due to the impressive increase in comfort it delivers. The dramatic roll reduction modern systems provide also increases safety onboard and as a result, allows many families to get more use out of their boats.

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Topics: Marine Stabilizers, Industry Professionals

Vector fins™ versus flat fins stabilizers

By Jan Erik Johansen 2. May 2019

In our focus to develop the best products for the marine market, we continuously invest to make all of our products even better. In this article we present the difference between flat fins and Vector fins™.

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Topics: Marine Stabilizers, Boat Owners, Industry Professionals

What are marine stabilizers and how do they work?

By Jan Erik Johansen 2. May 2019

Marine stabilizer systems have been around for a long time, but are typically known for being used on larger passenger ships and super yachts. However, with the dramatically increased comfort and usability stabilizers add to any boat, it has also left owners of small leisure vessels wanting these systems.

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Topics: gyro stabilizer, fin stabilizer, stabilizers, Vector fins™, anti roll, Marine Stabilizers, Boat Owners

This is why you should install stabilizers on your next boat

By Jan Erik Johansen 8. March 2019

Rolling around at sea is something most people will prefer to avoid if they can. With the modern stabilizing systems available today, you reduce the risk of becoming seasick by 80-90 percent. 

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Topics: stabilizers, waves, Vector fins™, anti roll, Marine Stabilizers

Welcome to the marine blog for stabilizers and thrusters

By Thomas Skauen 1. March 2019

Side-Power by Sleipner Motor are proud to introduce this new base of knowledge. Here you will find articles, videos and web pages about thrusters for workboats and stabilizers for yachts and commercial vessels.

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Topics: stabilizers, thrusters, Marine Stabilizers, Marine Thrusters, Marine Hydraulics

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