Side-Power by Sleipner is proud to introduce this new base of knowledge. Here you will find articles, videos and web pages about thrusters for workboats and stabilisers for yachts and commercial vessels.
The Side-Power Audience
This content is written directly to naval architects, designers, boatbuilders, captains and vessel owners: Professionals who are looking for technical content relevant to their day-to-day work.
To meet your high expectations, I am proud to invite some of our sharpest minds and most specialised resources to contribute as authors. This blog will give our customers a unique opportunity to access Sleipner's experience and knowledge, accumulated since the company was established in Fredrikstad, Norway, in 1908.
Side-Power is all about quality and innovation. While working at the cutting edge of both product and production technology, the philosophy made necessary by the harsh Norwegian waters has not changed since the early years: "making products you can rely on."
The topics: Stabilisers and thrusters
Writing for professional readers, we will address topics such as the pros and cons of stabiliser systems, how to plan for installation of a hydraulic thruster system and how a stabiliser system will affect the safety and comfort aboard, to mention a few.
Our ambition is to make the industry best practices and latest news available to you, along with research and tips that will contribute to your continued success in your business.
What to expect from the Side-Power Marine blog
Every week a new article written by one of our qualified staff members is published to the blog. You can subscribe and get the articles sent directly to your inbox.
Attached to every article, we provide you with a free download, mainly pieces of in-depth knowledge, like this Installation guide for stabilisers.
Each topic's pillar page will give you the opportunity to read more about stabiliser systems and workboat thrusters. Check out our first pillar page:
We hope to make this blog a go-to place for naval architects, designers, captains and boatbuilders, and hope to see you back here every week, reading our articles and watching our videos. Please feel free to give feedback if there are topics you want us to look into, or if you have other inquiries.