See How Sideshift Outperforms All Other Thruster Solutions
Significantly lower installed cost, more responsive performance, no mounting holes below the waterline, virtually silent operation – These are only a few of the many benefits you receive when choosing a Sideshift thruster over conventional thruster systems.
See the chart below to learn how Sideshift outperforms the competition. Our results speak for themselves!
|Easy same-day installation||Yes||No|
|No tunnel or mounting holes below waterline||Yes||No|
|In-water installation possible||Yes||No|
|Virtually silent operation||Yes||No|
|Zero drag when planing||Yes||No|
|Pivot point advantage for optimal performance||Yes||No|
|Prop-in-water design for greater responsiveness||Yes||No|
|Canadian built to perform in heavy weather conditions||Yes||No|
|Can be retrofitted to a future boat||Yes||No|
|Virtually maintenance free||Yes||No|
|2 Year Warranty||Yes||Yes|
|Potential to void hull warranty||No||Yes|
|Fits any type of boat – cruiser, trawler, cuddy, sailboat, pontoon or houseboat||Yes||No|
|Typical installed cost for boats up to 75’||$3,300-$6,700||$7,500-$15,000|
Detailed Cost Breakdown
|2.5hp – 7.5hp Thruster||$2,900-$4,900||$3,000-$7,000|
|Installation – DIY||–||Not Available|
|Installation – Dealer||$800-$1,200||$4,000-$7,000|
|Total Installed Cost||$3,300-$6,700||$7,500-$15,000|
Still have questions about the benefits of a Sideshift bow or stern thruster? Learn more about the Sideshift advantage. Or, if you’re ready to install a Sideshift thruster onto your boat, visit our bow and stern thruster pages to get started!
How to Order
Interested in purchasing a new Sideshift bow or stern thruster system? Ordering couldn’t be simpler.
Contact Sideshift today by calling 1.877.325.4787 to speak with a representative or by sending us an email. We’ll help you select the best solution for your boat!