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Vetus Bow 55 - Bow  Thruster (On/Off - Ignition Protected)
 

Vetus Bow 55 - Bow Thruster (On/Off - Ignition Protected)

  • Type: Single Prop, Blades: 6, Thrust: 121 lbs @ 12 VDC (4 HP)
  • Operating Power: 12 Volts DC, Draw: 350 Amps @ 12 Volts DC
  • Boat Length: 28' - 41', Tunnel Diameter: 5-29/32", Power: 12 Volts DC
  • Item #: 
    305844
    Brand: 
    Vetus
    Shipping Weight: 
    46.00 Lbs.
    List Price: 
    $3,375.00
    Our Price:
    $2,581.88
    305844 Vetus Vetus Bow 55 - Bow Thruster (On/Off - Ignition Protected) Multiple Voltage Choices Available

    Thrusters inspire docking confidence and provide a gentle push - that you control - away from or to the dock or seawall.

    Features:

    • Single propeller creates less flow disturbance in the tunnel
    • Unique blade design minimizes cavitation noise
    • Strong synthetic propeller eliminates corrosion and reduces weight
    • Flexible coupling between tail piece and motor eliminates vibration
    • Streamlined tail piece for optimum flow
    • Equal thrust in either direction
    • High efficiency motors
    • Easy installation - clear installation and operation instructions

    Additional Components Required for Bow Thruster Installation (sold separately):

    • Tunnel
    • Wiring Harness
    • Control
    • Fuse holder and fuse
    • Dedicated battery bank (optional)
    • Battery Switch
    • Battery Cable

    Specifications:

    • Voltage: 12 / 24 Volt DC
    • Current Draw (max.): 350 Amps @ 12 Volt DC / 200 Amps @ 24 Volt DC
    • Ignition Protection: Yes
    • Horse Power: 4 HP max.
    • Boat Size: 29 ft. to 42 ft.*
    • Thrust (in lbs force): 121 (12 Volt DC) / 132 (24 Volt DC)
    • Tunnel Diameter (internal): 5-29/32"
    • Tunnel Minimum Installed Length: 12"

    Why You May Need an Ignition Protected Bow Thruster:
    It is not safe to install a conventional electric bow thruster in the engine room, or compartment containing fuel tanks, of a gasoline powered boat because gasoline fumes may be ignited by internal sparking in the thruster's motor. To allow safe installation under these conditions, VETUS has developed ignition protected bow thrusters which include sealed motor housings meeting the ISO 8846 Marine "ignition protection" standard.

    Model BOW5512I - 12 Volt DC
    Model BOW5524I - 24 Volt DC

    Vetus Bow 55 - Bow  Thruster (On/Off - Ignition Protected)
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    Thrusters inspire docking confidence and provide a gentle push - that you control - away from or to the dock or seawall.

    Features:

    • Single propeller creates less flow disturbance in the tunnel
    • Unique blade design minimizes cavitation noise
    • Strong synthetic propeller eliminates corrosion and reduces weight
    • Flexible coupling between tail piece and motor eliminates vibration
    • Streamlined tail piece for optimum flow
    • Equal thrust in either direction
    • High efficiency motors
    • Easy installation - clear installation and operation instructions

    Additional Components Required for Bow Thruster Installation (sold separately):

    • Tunnel
    • Wiring Harness
    • Control
    • Fuse holder and fuse
    • Dedicated battery bank (optional)
    • Battery Switch
    • Battery Cable

    Specifications:

    • Voltage: 12 / 24 Volt DC
    • Current Draw (max.): 350 Amps @ 12 Volt DC / 200 Amps @ 24 Volt DC
    • Ignition Protection: Yes
    • Horse Power: 4 HP max.
    • Boat Size: 29 ft. to 42 ft.*
    • Thrust (in lbs force): 121 (12 Volt DC) / 132 (24 Volt DC)
    • Tunnel Diameter (internal): 5-29/32"
    • Tunnel Minimum Installed Length: 12"

    Why You May Need an Ignition Protected Bow Thruster:
    It is not safe to install a conventional electric bow thruster in the engine room, or compartment containing fuel tanks, of a gasoline powered boat because gasoline fumes may be ignited by internal sparking in the thruster's motor. To allow safe installation under these conditions, VETUS has developed ignition protected bow thrusters which include sealed motor housings meeting the ISO 8846 Marine "ignition protection" standard.

    Model BOW5512I - 12 Volt DC
    Model BOW5524I - 24 Volt DC

    Imperial dimensions are approximate. The manufacturer built this product to metric specs.

     
     

     
     

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