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Factors that impact thruster efficiency

By Marek Jamborowicz 29. June 2020

Using the input power rating as the deciding factor for the right thruster model might leave you with a severely underrated system as there are vast differences between input power and actual thrust output from various manufacturers.

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Topics: Thruster - Work boats, Marine Thrusters, Marine Hydraulics

How to choose the right thruster for your boat

By Runar Scott Jensen 30. April 2020

If you are considering installing a bow thruster on your boat, there are some things to consider before choosing the type and manufacturer. Here are the essential factors to contemplate in your planning.

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Topics: Thruster - Leisure, thrusters, bow thruster, customer service, stern thruster, Marine Thrusters, Boat Owners

Pros and cons of different marine thruster solutions

By Runar Scott Jensen 29. May 2019

Boats 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 produced. 

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Topics: Thruster - Leisure, thrusters, hull design, bow thruster, stern thruster, Marine Thrusters, Boat Owners

How to reduce noise from your bow thruster

By Runar Scott Jensen 2. May 2019

Does your bow thruster make a lot of noise? Whether there's been a lot of noise from the day it was installed, or if the noise level has evolved over time, there are ways to fix this. 

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Topics: thrusters, reduce noise, Side Power, Marine Thrusters, Boat Owners

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 speed. So do you really need a bow thruster?

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

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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