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Ultimate Control

No matter what weather you’re in, Sideshift is there to help guide your boat home safely and easily, every time. Our pivot point advantage and unique prop-in-water design deliver stronger, more immediate performance than conventional tunnel thrusters. In stressful docking situations seconds count, and Sideshift delivers the performance you need.

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World-Class Support

For over a decade, thousands of customers in over thirty countries have put their trust in Sideshift bow and stern thrusters. Our success is no secret. All of our products have been purpose-built for the most extreme weather conditions. Using only the highest quality materials, we provide a comprehensive two year warranty and we back it all up with the most responsive product support team in the industry.

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A Revolutionary Concept in Bow + Stern Thrusters

In 2001 Sideshift introduced the marine industry’s first externally mounted bow thruster.  Since then our mission hasn’t changed.  We continue to deliver an amazing boating experience with our range of affordable, high performance products.  That’s our passion, and the driving force behind our continuous innovation and the personal service we offer our customers.

Image of Powerboat TVFrom our silent no-vibration motor technology, to our wireless joystick, or our innovative DIY mounting system, our bow and stern thrusters are designed to meet the needs of the demanding boater for a simple, cost-effective alternative to conventional tunnel thrusters.

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Sideshift vs Tunnel Thrusters

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Explore how Sideshift matches up against tunnel thrusters.

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