How do stabilizers affect speed and fuel consumption?15.4.2021
Traditionally, both fin and gyro stabilizers impact speed and fuel consumption, either by the added weight of a gyro or the added water resistance of external fins. In this article, we highlight the various features of modern fin stabilizers that can alleviate these disadvantages.
How much does a stabilization system cost?15.4.2021
The cost of installing a stabilization system on a boat varies depending on whether the boat is new or used, not to mention the boat's design characteristics.
Vector fins™ versus flat fins stabilizers15.4.2021
In our focus to develop the best products for the marine market, we continuously invest to make all of our products even better. In this article we present the difference between flat fins and Vector fins™.
Why do people get seasick, and how can you avoid it?15.4.2021
Even those who are affected by seasickness more than average can enjoy what boating has to offer with the right equipment on board. This article will look into what causes seasickness and how you can avoid it on a yacht or a boat.
How to choose the right stabilizer for your boat15.4.2021
Over the last few years, roll stabilization has become a must-have for boat owners due to the impressive increase in comfort it delivers. The dramatic roll reduction modern systems provide also increases safety onboard and as a result, allows many families to get more use out of their boats.
Pros and cons of different thruster solutions15.4.2021
Boats come in many different shapes and sizes. There are now bow and stern thruster solutions for virtually every type of motorboat and sailing yacht ever produced.
Five benefits with variable speed control15.4.2021
Speed controlled thrusters have been in the wind for a while now. In this article, we break down the benefits of a PRO thruster system even further.
The boater's guide to corrosion15.4.2021
This guide is intended to give you a fundamental understanding of what corrosion is, what causes and affect it, and help you determine which anode material is right for your boat.
Why you should have an automatic main switch15.4.2021
Do you know where to find and how to shut off the main power switch onboard your boat in case of an emergency?
What are yacht stabilizers and how do they work?15.4.2021
Marine stabilizer systems have been around for a long time, but are typically known for being used on larger passenger ships and superyachts. However, with the dramatically increased comfort and usability stabilizers add to any boat, it has also left owners of small leisure vessels wanting these systems.
Factors that impact thruster efficiency15.4.2021
Using the input power rating as the deciding factor for the right thruster model might leave you with a severely underrated system as there are vast differences between input power and actual thrust output from various manufacturers.
How much power do I need from a boat thruster?15.4.2021
Thruster expert Runar Scott Jensen explains how to calculate the amount of power you will need from your bow and/or stern thruster.
Do I need a bow thruster on a small boat?15.4.2021
Small, shallow draft boats with narrow-angle, v-hull designs with light to moderate displacements are highly responsive, rewarding and great fun to drive at significantly higher than average cruising speed. So do you really need a bow thruster?
How to choose the right thruster for your boat15.4.2021
If you are considering installing a bow thruster on your boat, there are some things to consider before choosing the type and manufacturer. Here are the essential factors to contemplate in your planning.