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Effortlessly maneuver your boat in tight spaces with the power of a bow thruster. Choose the right fit for your boat from our wide selection of bow thruster styles.


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  1. Lewmar 140TT 2.0kW Bow Thruster Kit -12V

    Special Price $2,755.76 Regular Price $2,943.95
  2. Lewmar 140TT 2.2kw Gen. 2 Bow Thruster -12V

    Special Price $1,685.95 Regular Price $2,778.95
  3. Lewmar Generation 2 Single Joystick Thruster Controller

    Special Price $289.95 Regular Price $454.95
  4. Lewmar Thruster Joystick Panel Controller

    Special Price $207.95 Regular Price $321.95
  5. VETUS 20M VCAN BUS Cable Hub to Thruster

    Special Price $122.95 Regular Price $200.00
  6. VETUS G.R.P. Fiberglass Tunnel - 40" Length, 185mm Diameter

    Special Price $277.20 Regular Price $384.00
  7. VETUS Bow Thruster Panel w/Buttons & Time Lapse

    Special Price $213.95 Regular Price $316.00
  8. VETUS Bow Thruster Panel w/Joystick & Time Lapse

    Special Price $291.95 Regular Price $451.00
  9. Vetus Rubber Bellows f/Joysticks

    Special Price $14.95 Regular Price $16.57
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  10. Lewmar Legacy Thruster Converter (Molex)

    Special Price $174.95 Regular Price $260.95
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  11. Lewmar Anode Kit for 140 TT

    Special Price $16.95 Regular Price $25.95
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  12. Lewmar 200 AMP ANL Fuse

    Special Price $15.95 Regular Price $22.95
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WHAT IS A BOW THRUSTER AND WHAT DOES IT DO?

A bow thruster is a small propeller located at the bow of a boat that provides additional maneuverability and helps to improve control during tight turns or docking.

A bow thruster works by providing a lateral thrust that helps to move the boat in a specific direction. The thruster is powered by an electric motor and controlled by a joystick or control panel.


WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF USING A BOW THRUSTER?

The benefits of using a bow thruster include improved control and maneuverability, especially in tight spaces or when docking. Bow thrusters also make it easier to handle your boat, especially in adverse weather conditions.


WHAT TYPES OF BOW THRUSTERS ARE AVAILABLE?

There are several different types of bow thrusters available, including tunnel thrusters, retractable thrusters, and semi-retractable thrusters. Tunnel thrusters are the most common type and are installed in a tunnel under the boat's hull. Retractable thrusters can be retracted into the hull when not in use, while semi-retractable thrusters are partially retractable.


WHAT SHOULD I CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A BOW THRUSTER?

When choosing a bow thruster, you should consider the size of your boat, the type of activity you will be participating in, and the specific requirements of your boat. Additionally, you should choose a thruster that is durable, reliable, and meets the specific needs of your boat.


HOW DO I MAINTAIN MY BOW THRUSTER?

To maintain your bow thruster, you should regularly clean the thruster and check for any signs of damage or wear. If you notice any damage, you should repair or replace the thruster as soon as possible to ensure that it remains safe and effective.


CAN A BOW THRUSTER BE USED IN ROUGH WATER OR INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS?

Yes, a bow thruster can be used in rough waters or inclement weather conditions, but it is important to choose a thruster that is specifically designed for these conditions. Thrusters that are made from durable materials and have secure fastening systems are more likely to withstand the rigors of rough waters and inclement weather.

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