Bow Thrusters Direct specialize in supplying and installing Sleipner Side-Power bow and stern thruster equipment. We work very closely with the manufacturer. And are located only 20 minutes away from Sleipner UK’s offices and distribution hub.

We offer site visits to carry out surveys and commissioning and have a mobile installation team with experienced fabricators and highly experienced marine engineers.

We understand what is involved with all aspects of an installation. From getting the installation technical correct to managing the customers’ expectations. All of our team our customer focused and driven. We work very closely with our customers to produce a bespoke system of the highest quality just for them.

Our service and installation teams receive regular training and are always kept up-to-date with advances in new and existing equipment.

If you’re looking to purchase equipment and install it yourself we will hold your hand right through the installation giving advice and supplying pictures of similar installations.

Thrusters are our favorite subject and passion, this will come across to you the very first time you speak to us.

Through our extensive experience and close co-operation with major boatbuilders we know how important a correct installation is for the thruster system. Therefore we have made all the preparations to ensure that it is easy to install a Side-Power correctly.

  • Compact-sized units
  • “Plug and go” electric wiring
  • Easily accessible battery cable terminals
  • Fast and safe propeller mounting with locknut
  • Professional and solid GRP stern thruster kits
  • Easy access zinc anodes