Hydraulic thruster systems can offer continuous operation without overheating and it is possible to have variable speed control without a huge additional cost.
This provides simpler and more detailed control in a variety of conditions.
Hydraulic thrusters are not only hugely beneficial in controlling a boat whilst docking but they can also enable survey boats and fishing boats to maintain position whilst at sea.
DC Electric systems are limited to the amount of power that they can practically generate. Therefore hydraulic thrusters offer a better solution for larger and or heavier boats, super yachts and less manoeuvrable craft.
Sidepower hydraulic thrusters can be used on yachts from 30ft to 175ft or 9m to 55m.
Osmotech have a wide range of hydraulic thrusters suitable for a variety of yachts, you can be sure that if you are looking for a certain type of thruster, we can help. Hydraulic thrusters bring a vast number of benefits to yacht owners, the added control, manoeuvrability and stability management for larger yachts is hugely beneficial in bad conditions when mooring.