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help on bow thruster

Old 03-05-2008, 03:12 PM
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Hello , I am the proud owner of a year old chris craft corsair 33 in the UK , I think its one of 3 here . I want to fit a bow thruster but am struggling to find any information or help in doing this . My boatyard are not very confidant in chopping my beautiful boat about without some advice . I hope there is someone out there who can help me . Chris Craft have pretty much been of no help . I know there have been some fitted in the states , so if anyone could put me in touch with an owner who has or a yard who has I would be most greatful

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Old 03-05-2008, 03:19 PM
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Do a search on OSO and you may find a lot of info. Here's one:
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Old 03-05-2008, 03:45 PM
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If it were me, I would practice my docking maneuvers and invest in some quality fenders and forego the bow thruster and glass work...but that's just me.
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Old 03-05-2008, 04:36 PM
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If you have to add one, I'd probably do one of these:

so you don't have to put a huge hole in the hull and glass the whole tube in.

But, I'm with everyone else... practice with your boat, it should be easy to dock with twin engines.
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Old 03-06-2008, 09:53 PM
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Check these guys out they should have someone local to you
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