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.
Experienced & Growing
Over 30 years we have specialised in advice, supply and installation of bow and stern thrusters.
Bow Thrusters Direct have installed 100’s of Sleipner bow & stern thrusters into GRP, Wooden, Steel, Aluminum and Composite boats and we understand the subtleties of the different materials used during the installation.
All our installations are done with empathy and it is our skills and experience that makes our installations look as if they were in fact part of the boats original equipment. Alongside the Sleipner equipment we carefully match, labelling, cables, circuit breakers and tallies.
Continuing on the growth of Bow Thrusters Direct in 2018 year we completed the purchases of two modern, prestigious waterside workshop units with bespoke offices, distribution hub and workshops to service our customers.
Units A2 & C2 are located at Apollo Court, Neptune Park, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 0SJ, United Kingdom.
Accreditation & Knowledge
We are members of the British Marine Federation and the British Marine Electronics and Electrics Association (BMEEA). WE are also ABYC approved installers.
Bow Thrusters Direct have proudly attended both London and Southampton boat shows for over 28 years promoting the products and supporting Sleipner Side-Power.
What we don’t know about bow & stern thrusters isn’t worth knowing.