We understand that installing a bow or stern thruster is a big decision for any boat owner.

In this section you will find many additional resources to answer specific questions you may have about our products.

Can’t find what you’re looking for? We love talking with boat owners and would be happy to research your specific questions. Please send us your inquiry here and a SideShift representative will be in touch.

Demo and Installation Videos & Photos


This section provides links to all of our product and installation documents. Feel free to read through our detailed installation manuals and product sheets, view our videos, and get back to us with your questions.

Click here to browse our available documents for download.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a specific question about our products? There’s a wealth of information in our FAQ section.

Click here to browse through our comprehensive F.A.Q.


We’re fortunate to be able to talk with hundreds of boat owners from around the world every year. In this section you will find articles that have resulted from specific customer questions that require more detail that can be covered in our F.A.Q. section.

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