Yacht Thruster is a relatively easy-to-install external thruster offered in single- and twin-propeller models that attach on the outside of a hull, either bow or stern. The product is offered by the same firm that has sold thousands of wireless Yacht Controllers. The company asserts that the Yacht Thruster usually takes only about one to two hours to install the thruster itself (without cable connections).
Even the most devoted sun worshippers sometimes need a respite from the heat and glare of direct sunlight, but when you’re on board a yacht, every ounce of extra weight matters. The product designers at Multiplex GmbH have developed a range of carbon-fiber yacht components including a sun awning system that can be installed in a matter of minutes.
A new type of fin stabilizer promises to provide a stable platform on which to work and play. Side-Power’s fin stabilizers, which can be retrofitted on many different boats, reduces rolling motion under way (by up to 95 percent, according to the manufacturer).