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East Coast Bow Thrusters is committed to top-quality installations of bow thrusters and stern thrusters. We offer personal, prompt and professional service, bringing expertise based upon 38+ years of experience, while saving you, the boat owner, thousands of dollars on your thruster installation.

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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 includes the entire East Coast from Maine to Virginia and West to the Great Lakes.



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

What sets ECBowThrusters above the competition -- Joe himself personally installs each and every bow thrusdter along with his well-trained crew, insuring that his high standards are maintained. 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 provide expert installations on top-of-the-line Vetus bow thrusters at a price that's affordable to many 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 through which we work at optimal efficiency. This translates into time and money saved on your installation, which we then pass along to our customers. Our pricing beats the competition and our work is second to none!
All quotes provided are for complete installations, including installation of thruster, tube, components, wiring, and batteries as required, all labor and cleanup.

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 Navy Vessel

60' Catamaran "Vivo" Dual Bow Thrusters

Ocean 63' Sportfisher

Sea Ray 300 SLX w / hatch installation

Carver 396

Grady White 275 Tournament w / hatch installation

Chris Craft 50' Motor Yacht

Viking 52' Sportfisher

Fountain 38'

Nauset 28' Mass. Water Resource Authority

Other Installations

** The following represent only a small portion of installations performed by East Coast Bow Thrusters.If your boat is not listed, it does not mean we haven't yet worked on your model. Click for detalis and pics. *

Steel 65' Custom Sailboat
Aluminum 55' Navy Vessel

Bayliner 2859 Ciera Classic
Bayliner 288 Discovery

Beneteau 370
Beneateau 46'
Beneteau 343
Bluewater 51' Yacht Bow and Stern Thruster

Cabo 35' Sportfisher Convertible

Carver 380 Santego
Carver 396
Catalina 387
Catamaran "Vivo" 60' Dual Bow Thrusters

Chapparal 310 Signature
Chris Craft 26'
Chris Craft 2010
Chris Craft 50' Motor Yacht

Crownline 26'

Cruiser Yachts 330 Express
Cruiser Yachts 40'
Dehler 36'

Eastern 27'
Express 3006 Sailfish

Fountain 38'

Grady White 232
Grady White 275 Tournament
Grady White 282 Sailfish
Grady White 283 Release
Grady White 300 Marlin
Grady White 330 Express

Grand Banks 32' Trawler
Grand Banks 36' Trawler
Grand Banks 42' Trawler

Island Packett 350
Jeanneau 409
Mainship 34'

Marine Trader 42' Trawler

Morgan 33'
Nauset 28' Massachusttes Water Resource Authority

Ocean Yachts 63' Sportfisher

Proline 32' Express
Pursuit 28' G5 Denali

Pursuit 33'
Regal 3560
Regal 4080 Bow and Stern Thruster

Rinker 27'
Rinker 320
Rinker 360 Fiesta Vee
Rinker 342 Fiesta Vee
Sabreline 42'

Sea Ray 270 Sundancer
Sea Ray 28' Sundancer
Sea Ray 300 SLX Bow Thruster w / hatch installation
Sea Ray 310 Sundancer
Sea Ray 330 Sundancer
Sea Ray 340 Sundancer
Sea Ray 380 AC
Sea Ray 390 Motor Yacht
Sea Ray 390 Sundancer
Sea Ray 400 Sedan Bridge

Silverton 34' Convertible
Silverton 34' Sea
Silverton 35' Motor Yacht
Silverton 36' Convertible
Stamas 310 Express

Tiara 42'

Viking 52' Sportfisher

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
20 - 24'
- Call for quote -
25 - 30'
28 - 34'
34 - 36'
35 - 39'
40 - 44'
44 - 48'
48 - 60'
61 - 70'
VETUS BOW285 - 550
including Hydraulic Thrusters
71' and up

For inquiries and installations contact:

Joe Molinaro's East Coast Bow Thrusters, Inc.
4932 State Rt. 52 Jeffersonville NY 12748

Email: joemo1954@hotmail.com

Phone: (845) 551-1975



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