A World Leader in Thruster Technology

Sideshift is focused on one simple mission: We take the stress out of docking your boat. Our revolutionary bow and stern thruster technology sets the standard for affordable, easy-to-install docking solutions for any type of boat.

In 2001, Canadian-based Sideshift introduced the marine industry’s first externally mounted bow thruster. Since then thousands of customers in over thirty countries have experienced the Sideshift difference.


Choose Your Type of Boat

pontoon

Pontoon

We’re proud to introduce the world’s first fully retractable thruster designed for today’s modern pontoon boat. Perfect for dual or tri- pontoon configurations, precision guidance is right at your fingertips with the simple joystick control. Take the stress out of docking with the revolutionary PT230.

monohull

Monohull

Sideshift’s externally mounted bow and stern thrusters have been an industry leader for years. Easy DIY mounting, strong performance, and the industry’s lowest installed cost make Sideshift bow and stern thrusters the ideal solution for cruisers, sports boats, wakeboats, sailboats, trawlers and more.

houseboat

Houseboat

The HB series of thrusters sets the standard for powerful, easy-to-install bow and stern thrusters for houseboats up to 70′. Fully-retractable with no interference when beaching, you can now experience stress-free handling and control when docking and in all close quarters situations.

Sideshift vs Tunnel
Thrusters

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Explore how Sideshift matches up against tunnel thrusters by viewing the comparison chart.

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