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Inline Thruster

This thruster is powered by magnets that surround its tunnel, so there is no gear box in the hub to restrict water flow and no large motor above (inside the hull) taking up space. Magnetic operation makes it much quieter and virtually vibration-free compared to conventional thrusters.

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This article originally appeared in the January 2012 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.

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