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Vetus Bow 95 - Bow  Thruster (On/Off - Ignition Protected)

Vetus Bow 95 - Bow Thruster (On/Off - Ignition Protected)

  • Type: Single Prop, Blades: 6, Thrust: 210 lbs @ 12/24 VDC (8 HP)
  • Operating Power: 12 or 24 Volts DC, Draw: 610 Amps @ 12 Volts DC
  • Boat Length: 39' - 55', Tunnel Diameter: 7-9/32", Power: Select Voltage
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    12 VDC
      70.40 Lbs.
    MAP Price: $4,463.81
    24 VDC
      67.10 Lbs.
    MAP Price: $4,463.81
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    Thrusters inspire docking confidence and provide a gentle push - that you control - away from or to the dock or seawall. Offers tremendous maneuverability, especially when you're shorthanded or cruising with inexperienced guests.

    • 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 effeciency 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

    Ignition Protected Yes
    Volts 12 or 24
    Maximum Amperage 610 (12 V) or 320 (24 V)
    Range of Boat Sizes* 39' - 55'
    Thrust in Pounds Force 210 (12 V) or 231 (24 V)
    Motor Horse Power 8
    Tunnel Diameter (Internal) 7-9/32"
    Tunnel Minimum Installed Length
    (at Tube Bottom)
    *Boats lengths are experienced-based rules of thumb. For unusual boat profiles, please contact Vetus.

    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 ingnition protected bow thrusters which include sealed motor housings meeting the ISO 8846 Marine, "ignition protection," standard.

    Model BOW9512I - 12 Volt
    Model BOW9524I - 24 Volt

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



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