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East Coast Bow Thrusters is committed to top-quality installations and service of bow thrusters and stern thrusters. We offer you, the boat owner, personal and professional service and bring expertise based upon experience, in the process saving you thousands of dollars on your installation.

You can be assured
that all decisions pertaining to work on your boat are backed in


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What we do:

Mobile Installations East Coast Bow Thrusters' expert crew will travel to install bow and stern thrusters at your marina or boat yard. Our service area and dealer network has been expanded to include as far North as Maine, South down to South Carolina and West into the Mississippi River, and sometimes further depending on the time of season. We also maintain a large facility on the Hudson River at Rondout Yacht basin (near Kingston NY).



Joe Molinaro, owner of East Coast Bow Thrusters, has been building, repairing and performing fiberglass fabrication, modifications and installations on boats since 1970, and installing bow and stern thrusters since 1990. His expertise, and commitment to quality work and customer satisfaction have made him well-known and highly respected throughout the Northeast.

Joe himself personally installs each and every bow thruster and stern thruster with his well-trained crew
, which insures that his high standards of quality and workmanship are maintained.
His prompt, professional and personal service insures your installation is completed in a timely fashion, the end result being a structurally sound and aesthetically pleasing, optimally functional installation each and every time.

Our Mission is to offer expert installations on top-of-the-line Vetus, Wesmar and IMTRA's SidePower bow thrusters, making them affordable to most boat owners.

We at East Coast Bow Thrusters specialize in thruster installation. We buy in quantity and have developed a system of procedures and specialized equipment which allow us to work at top efficiency. This efficiency translates into time and money saved on your installation. We pass our savings along to our customers. Subsequently, our pricing is typically 15-25% lower than most of our competition. All quotes are given for complete installations, including thruster, tube, components, wiring, and batteries installed as required and all labor. Call Joe at 845-551-1975 for a quote today!

Recent installations performed by East Coast Bow Thrusters.
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51' Bluewater Yacht Bow and Stern Thruster

65' Custom Steel Sailboat

55' Aluminum Former Navy Vessel

60' Catamaran "Vivo" Dual Bow Thrusters

63' Ocean Sportfisher

Sea Ray 300 SLX bow thruster w / hatch installation

Carver 396

Grady White Tournament 275 bow thruster w/ custom hatch installation

Chris Craft 50' Motor Yacht

Viking 52' Sport Fisher

Fountain 38'

Nauset 28' Mass. Water Resource Authority

Other Recent Installations*
*These represent only a small portion of the boats East Coast Bow Thrusters has done installations on. Many more are not listed here. Click on each for more details.

Which bow thruster is right for your boat?

---Sizing chart is approximate and varies by style of boat---

Bow Thruster
Size of Boat
Price and labor
Bow Thruster B35/SE40
21 to 27 Ft.
- Call for quote -
Bow Thruster B55/SE60
28 to 34 Ft.
Bow Thruster B75/SE80
35 to 39 Ft.
Bow Thruster B95/SE100
40 to 44 Ft.
Bow Thruster B125/SE130
45 to 48 Ft.
Bow Thruster B160/SE170
49 to 60 Ft.
Bow Thruster B220/SE210
61 to 70 Ft.
Bow Thruster B230-550/SE240-550
including Hydraulic Thrusters
70 Ft. and up

For inquiries and installations contact:

Joe Molinaro's East Coast Bow Thrusters, Inc.
218 E. Hill Rd. Jeffersonville NY. 12748

Email: joemo1954@hotmail.com

Phone: (845) 551-1975



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