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bow thruster / stern / for boats / hydraulic
bow thruster
Vertical

Thrust: 160 kgf - 750 kgf
Power: 8 kW - 56 kW

... mooring ‘stern to’. Lewmar Custom Thrusters can help provide additional control just when you need it, at the touch of a button or the move of a joystick. ■ Suitable for vessels up to 164ft (50m) ■ When not in use, ...

bow thruster / for boats / hydraulic / retractable
bow thruster
Swing

Thrust: 7.9 daN - 9.8 daN
Power: 56, 45 kW

... standard tunnel Thruster ■ Bronze or Aluminium hub ■ Manual override Extended 500 Swing Retracting Hydraulic Thruster ■ Features all the benefits of the Swing Retracting Hydraulic Thruster ■ ...

azimuth thruster / rudder / for barges / electric
azimuth thruster

Power: 60 kW - 1,985 kW

Thrustleader’s Deck Mounted Azimuth Thrusters are the solution in case there is limited or no hull space available and/or valuable deck space has to be utilized as efficient as possible. Thrustleader’s Deck Mounted ...

azimuth thruster / rudder / for boats / for yachts
azimuth thruster
Well Mounted

Power: 60 kW - 3,680 kW

Thrustleader’s Well Mounted Azimuth Thrusters are used for fast, flexible and easy maneuvering of various type of marine vessels. Thrustleader’s Well Mounted Azimuth Thrusters are available in various ...

azimuth thruster / rudder / fixed / for boats
azimuth thruster

Power: 60 kW - 1,470 kW

rudder thruster / for ships / for barges / hydraulic
rudder thruster
RETRACTABLE RUDDER PROPELLER

Power: 37 kW - 584 kW

... resilient if the unit is grounded? In all these cases, a retractable rudder propeller is the ideal solution. The hydraulic height-adjustable Hydro-Armor units combine the properties of a ‘retractable’ ...

bow thruster / stern / for boats / electric
bow thruster
SR80

Thrust: 78.5 daN
Power: 4.4 kW

The SR80/185T thrusters are built with the same high safety standards as all Side-Power products, and incorporate all features introduced with the SE-series thrusters. Our focus on safety is a totally ...

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Side-Power
stern thruster / bow / for boats / electric
stern thruster
SRV80

Thrust: 78.5 daN
Power: 4.4 kW

The flange mounted SRV-series thrusters have the thruster unit in a casing that will be bolted to a base. This allows for easier installation in hulls made from different materials, as well as in series ...

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Side-Power
stern thruster / bow / for boats / electric
stern thruster
SRL80

Thrust: 78.5 daN
Power: 4.4 kW

The flange mounted SRL-series thrusters have the thruster unit in a casing that will be bolted to a base. This allows for easier installation in hulls made from different materials, as well as in series ...

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Side-Power
bow thruster / for boats / electric / retractable
bow thruster
BTR 185

Thrust: 65, 85, 105 kgf
Power: 6.3, 3.3, 4.3 kW

The presence of a composite, aluminium or steel counter flange,separated from the system's supporting structure, makes the installation of the entire system easy, safe and compliant to current regulations on joints requirements. The ...

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Quick
bow thruster / for ships / hydraulic / retractable
bow thruster
SRP ZSV series

Power: 330 kW - 3,500 kW

... (DP) of the ship. Sometimes thrusters below the hull are needed, which can interfere with operations in harbours or other applications. For this area of application, SCHOTTEL has developed hydraulically retractable ...

azimuth thruster / for ships / hydraulic / retractable
azimuth thruster

Power: 440 kW - 3,700 kW

The retractable range uses components from the Rolls-Royce standard azimuth thruster range and provides fast hydraulic lifting and lowering of the unit, enabling it to retract into the hull when not in ...

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Rolls-Royce
azimuth thruster / for ships / electric / retractable
azimuth thruster

If you need 360 degree thrust to function as auxiliary propulsion, a retractable L-drive, which can be folded vertically within the ship, could be the ideal solution for you. The electric motor is fitted right on top ...

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VETH PROPULSION
azimuth thruster / for ships / hydraulic / Z-drive
azimuth thruster

Power: 200 kW - 2,000 kW

... and station-keeping capability for workboats Retractable azimuth thrusters are rated for power inputs from 200kW-2000kW, in Z-drive or L-drive configurations.Operating in full azimuth mode the thrusters ...

bow thruster / for boats / hydraulic / retractable
bow thruster

TRAC thrusters deliver more thrust per horsepower than any other thruster available. ABT-TRAC's twin counter-rotating propellers are more efficient and can reach higher horsepower than single prop hydraulic ...

bow thruster / for boats / for yachts / electric
bow thruster
COMPACT RETRACT

Thrust: 83.4, 68.6 daN
Power: 5.3, 4.8 kW

... (Compact Retract 70) and 24V (Compact Retract 80). When closed this retractable thruster has no negative effect on the yachts performance, even in light winds where tunnel thrusters ...

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Max Power
azimuth thruster / for ships / retractable
azimuth thruster

The Brunvoll Retractable Azimuth Thrusters are used for dynamic positioning on offshore and research vessels, as mooring thrusters on shuttle tankers, and as stand by/take home propulsion ...

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Brunvoll
azimuth thruster / for boats / hydraulic / retractable
azimuth thruster

Power: 40 ch - 200 ch

From classic thrusters we have developed two systems of propulsion and maneuvering, retractable and azimuthal. Both have incorporated nozzle to increase the thrust. The first is mounted in a box provided ...

azimuth thruster / rudder / bow / stern
azimuth thruster
Retractable Thrusters

Thrust: 3 kN - 412 kN
Power: 20 kW - 2,400 kW

DTG branded retractable thruster series. Optimized step size range of 20-2400 kW power. Available with Electric, Hydraulic or Diesel engine drive. Compatible with Steel, Aluminium & FRP vessels. Compliant ...

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Dutch Thruster Group BV
bow thruster / for boats / hydraulic / retractable
bow thruster
S SERIES

Thrust: 294.2 daN - 8,284.7 daN
Power: 25 kW - 768 kW

S Series hydraulic swing thrusters benefit from the same in-hub technology as our T Series thrusters, whilst allowing the thruster to fully retract leaving a fair hull with minimal drag. ...

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OCEAN YACHT SYSTEMS
bow thruster / for boats / hydraulic / retractable
bow thruster

Power: 7.5 kW - 110 kW

... available in the retractable (Swing) variant. Swing bow & stern thrusters are used on sailing boats for which the skin of the boat should be closed when the unit is not in use. While the yacht is manoeuvring, ...

bow thruster / for sailing superyachts / hydraulic / retractable
bow thruster

Power: 35 kW - 110 kW

... transmission plus a single propeller or a double (counter rotating) propeller set (up to 135kW). Retractable bowthruster The ideal solution for sailyachts is the retractable bowthruster as it reduces ...

azimuth thruster / bow / for ships / hydraulic
azimuth thruster

Power: 150 kW - 5,500 kW

Retractable tunnel thrusters inherit all the benefits of a typical tunnel thruster application such as docking, slow speed maneuvering, emergency steering and station keeping at zero ...

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Thrustmaster of Texas

How to choose this product

retractable-thruster

A retractable thruster is a propeller, generally at the bow, which can be retracted into the hull when not in use.

Applications

These devices are used primarily as a bow thrusters.

Technologies

Such thrusters are mounted on a pivoting platform whose underside conforms to the exterior lines of the hull. Thus, it creates no drag or disturbance when closed.

How to choose

Choice will depend on necessary power, thruster dimensions, type of propulsion and transmission, and space available within the hull.

Advantages

- Fewer appendages
- Reduced drag