Cart   null      null
Track Orders
Customer Service
My Account
Logo linked to Defender Homepage
Important message
Call or email to speak with our in-house knowledgeable staff.
Phone: 800-628-8225 | Int'l.: 860-701-3400 | Email: Contact Us
promo A
promo B
promo C
promo D
null
null
null
Vetus Bow Pro Thruster(Proportional Control)
Tunnel sold separately
 

Vetus Bow Pro Thruster(Proportional Control)

  • Type: Single Prop, Blades: 6, Thrust: 80 lb
  • Operating Power: 12 Volts DC, Main Fuse: 300 Amps
  • Boat Length: 23' - 28', Tunnel Diameter: 4-5/16" (125 mm)
  • Item #: 
    306568
    Brand: 
    Vetus
    Model #: 

    BOWA0361

    Packaged Weight: 
    50.00 Lbs.
    List Price: 
    $3,371.10
    $2,528.33
    306568 Vetus Vetus Bow Pro Thruster(Proportional Control) BOWA0361

    Vetus Bow Pro Thruster is a combination of the renowned electric bow thruster series and the quiet RimDrive and earned the prestigious Innovation Award at the 2018 Miami Boat Show from the National Marine Manufacturers Association.

    Its proven induction technology makes the use of carbon brushes obsolete. As a result, the bow thruster is extremely quiet and has indefinite* run-time! The induction motor is controlled by the VETUS MCV motor controller. This in-house-engineered motor controller can handle both 12 volt and 24 volt applications, making the new bow thruster suitable for almost all boats!

    The Bow Pro thruster is controlled by a proprietary CANBUS protocol. There are two different panels available for this thruster; one fully-proportional basic panel and one fully-proportional panel with lock-function. This allows the boat to be "moored" without the use of ropes. Letting passengers board your vessel has never been this easy! In addition, retrofitting a Bow Pro thruster is easy as the new motor is interchangeable with the tailpiece and flange of the Vetus range of thrusters.

    *The size of your battery bank is the only limitation

    Features:

    • Precision proportional control at your fingertips
    • CAN based/digital control for easier interfacing with the latest joystick docking systems
    • Electronic switching eliminates mechanical solenoids for improved reliability
    • Highly resistant to abuse
    • Endurance Rated Runtime
      • Bow Pro thrusters run 10 minutes at full power, after that power will reduce
      • At less than full power setting, run time is greatly enhanced
    • When paired with the BPPJA panel (sold separately), single person docking is an option
    • Maintenance-free brushless motor
    • Sealed for improved corrosion protection in bilge environments
    • Built-in over-temp and low-battery protection
    • Efficient, safe, reliable

    For further details, see: Owner's Manual

    Installation Guide

    Installation Diagrams

    Accessories Parts Guide

    Product Flyer

    Catalog for this Product Line

    Specifications

    • Range of Boat Sizes: 23'- 28' (7 - 8.5 meters)
    • Thrust in pounds force: 80 pounds
    • Motor horse power: 2
    • Voltage: 12 volts
    Additional components required for installation (sold separately)
    • Tunnel part number most common length: BP125G10
      • Tunnel length: Approx. 40"/1000mm
      • Tunnel- center line below the waterline: 125mm
    • CAN-bus Hub: BPCANHUB
    • CAN-bus supply (12V only): BPCABCPC
    • Joystick panel with HOLD: BPPJA
    • Joystick panel NO HOLD: BPPA
    • VCAN Bus cable: BPCABC10M
    • VCAN Cable Controller to Hub: 33'/10M
    • VCAN Bus cable: BPCABC1M
    • VCAN Cable Hub to Thruster: 3"/1M
    • CAN-bus terminator: BPCANT
    • Power circuit fuse holder: ZEHC100
    • Power circuit fuse holder: ZE300
    Vetus Bow Pro Thruster(Proportional Control)
    2354.99
     
    Note:  This item ships from the supplier.
    It typically ships within 2 business days  (more...)
    Status:   null Ships Direct

     
    Shipping is delayed due to the high number of orders during the warehouse sale.

     

    Vetus Bow Pro Thruster is a combination of the renowned electric bow thruster series and the quiet RimDrive and earned the prestigious Innovation Award at the 2018 Miami Boat Show from the National Marine Manufacturers Association.

    Its proven induction technology makes the use of carbon brushes obsolete. As a result, the bow thruster is extremely quiet and has indefinite* run-time! The induction motor is controlled by the VETUS MCV motor controller. This in-house-engineered motor controller can handle both 12 volt and 24 volt applications, making the new bow thruster suitable for almost all boats!

    The Bow Pro thruster is controlled by a proprietary CANBUS protocol. There are two different panels available for this thruster; one fully-proportional basic panel and one fully-proportional panel with lock-function. This allows the boat to be "moored" without the use of ropes. Letting passengers board your vessel has never been this easy! In addition, retrofitting a Bow Pro thruster is easy as the new motor is interchangeable with the tailpiece and flange of the Vetus range of thrusters.

    *The size of your battery bank is the only limitation

    Features:

    • Precision proportional control at your fingertips
    • CAN based/digital control for easier interfacing with the latest joystick docking systems
    • Electronic switching eliminates mechanical solenoids for improved reliability
    • Highly resistant to abuse
    • Endurance Rated Runtime
      • Bow Pro thrusters run 10 minutes at full power, after that power will reduce
      • At less than full power setting, run time is greatly enhanced
    • When paired with the BPPJA panel (sold separately), single person docking is an option
    • Maintenance-free brushless motor
    • Sealed for improved corrosion protection in bilge environments
    • Built-in over-temp and low-battery protection
    • Efficient, safe, reliable

    For further details, see: Owner's Manual

    Installation Guide

    Installation Diagrams

    Accessories Parts Guide

    Product Flyer

    Catalog for this Product Line

    Specifications

    • Range of Boat Sizes: 23'- 28' (7 - 8.5 meters)
    • Thrust in pounds force: 80 pounds
    • Motor horse power: 2
    • Voltage: 12 volts
    Additional components required for installation (sold separately)
    • Tunnel part number most common length: BP125G10
      • Tunnel length: Approx. 40"/1000mm
      • Tunnel- center line below the waterline: 125mm
    • CAN-bus Hub: BPCANHUB
    • CAN-bus supply (12V only): BPCABCPC
    • Joystick panel with HOLD: BPPJA
    • Joystick panel NO HOLD: BPPA
    • VCAN Bus cable: BPCABC10M
    • VCAN Cable Controller to Hub: 33'/10M
    • VCAN Bus cable: BPCABC1M
    • VCAN Cable Hub to Thruster: 3"/1M
    • CAN-bus terminator: BPCANT
    • Power circuit fuse holder: ZEHC100
    • Power circuit fuse holder: ZE300

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

     
     

    Vetus Proportional Control Thruster Joystick Panel with Hold and Lock
    Item #: 306579
  • Control: 1 Joy-Stick, Waterproof to IP65 from the Front
  • High Quality Aluminum Bezel, Cutout Diameter: 75 mm
  • Twin Connector for Multiple Stations
  •  
    null
    List Price: $948.60
    Our Price: $669.99
    Model #:
    BPPJA
    Vetus Proportional Control Thruster Paddle Panel
    Item #: 306580
  • Control: 1 Paddle, Waterproof to IP65 from the Front
  • High Quality Aluminum Bezel, Cutout Diameter: 75 mm
  • Twin Connector for Multiple Stations
  •  
    null
    List Price: $683.40
    Our Price: $493.99
    Model #:
    BPPPA
    Vetus Gender Changer Cable
    Item #: 306575
  • Applications: Vetus Bow Pro Thruster
  •  
    null
    List Price: $40.80
    Our Price: $29.99
    Model #:
    BPCABCGC
    Vetus CAN Power Supply Cable
    Item #: 306576
  • Applications: Vetus Swing and Bow Pro Thruster
  • Function: Connecting Control Panels and Motors
  •  
    null
    List Price: $124.95
    Our Price: $79.99
    Model #:
    BPCABCPC
    Vetus CAN 3 point Hub
    Item #: 306577
  • Applications: Vetus Swing and Bow Pro Thruster
  • Function: Connecting Control Panels and Motors
  •  
    null
    List Price: $95.88
    Our Price: $66.99
    Model #:
    BPCANHUB
    Vetus CAN Termination Resistor
    Item #: 306578
  • Applications: Vetus Bow Pro Thruster
  •  
    null
    List Price: $56.36
    Our Price: $34.99
    Model #:
    BPCANT
     
     
     

    Have A Suggestion?

     
           
    Defender Email Specials
    Click Here For Our Privacy Policy
    null