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VETUS bow thruster with 60 kgf thrust force, suitable for boats from 9 to 13 metres in length. 12 Volt version.

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Advantages of VETUS bow thrusters

  • A single propeller creates less flow disturbance in the tunnel
  • The VETUS unique propeller blade design minimises cavitation noise
  • Spiral gears minimise transmission noise
  • The use of a flexible coupling between tail piece and motor eliminates vibration
  • All VETUS systems use a streamlined tail piece for optimum flow
  • A strong synthetic propeller eliminates corrosion and reduces weight
  • Systems are easy to install, supplied with clear installation and operation instructions
  • VETUS systems use a new line of high quality aluminium control panels which are interchangeable with older panels
  • All VETUS manoeuvring systems meet the EMC requirements


Voltage (V) 12 V DC
Ignition protection No
Power (hp) 4
Motor, reversible D.C. Yes
Internal tunnel diameter (inches) 7 9/32
Weight (lbs) 48
Current consumption (A) 280
Continuous operating time (min) 5
Max. operating time (minutes) 5
Main fuse “slow blow” (A) 200
Batteries 12 V, min./max. Ah 1×105 / 1×145
Battery cables, length pos./neg. cables (ft/AWG) 0-36/1
Battery main switch: model BATSW / type BPMAIN 250 / 12
Manufacturer Vetus

Size A in inches, see drawing 5 41/64
Size B in inches, see drawing 15 5/8
Size C in inches, see drawing 3 1/32
Size D min./max. in inches, see drawing 14 9/16 / 29 9/64
Size E in inches, see drawing 6 19/64
Size F, diameter in inches, see drawing 5 1/8
Size G min. in inches, see drawing 7 9/32
Size H, diameter in inches, see drawing 7 9/32
Manufacturer Vetus