Marine Thruster Side-Power SM285TCi 24/48V 20HP

Thruster 24V/48V 285KG/627LB 300mm/12″ 20HP

Brand: Side Power
Category: Watercraft Engines & Motors, Marine Bow Thruster, Marine Stern Thruster, Bow Thruster yacht

Side-Power General Features:

  • Built for outstanding performance, you can rely on your Side-Power bow thruster or stern thruster year after year
  • Boat builders all over the world are choosing Side-Power for reliability, ease of installation and unrivalled safety features
  • This commitment to quality has made the new range of Side-Power thrusters manufactured by Sleipner Motor the market leader
  • Performance
    • The high performance of a Side-Power thruster is a result of their continuous efforts in product development and testing. propulsion technology know-how 5 bladed composite propellers purpose-built high power electric motors improved water flow from streamlined gearhouse design
  • Safety:

    • Side-Power thrusters include several features to ensure the safety of your boat and its passengers
    • These features protect against technical and operator errors
    • No overheating of electric motor
    • Mechanical protection of drive gear
    • Electronic protection against sudden change of drive direction
    • No accidental operation from child safe on/off and automatic deactivation
    • IPC comes standard on all DC electric thrusters hence reducing solenoid wear and the risk of lock in
  • Reliability:

    • The quality of a Side-Power thruster is always one step ahead
    • In house manufacturing and assembly
    • Engineering through experience
    • Use of superior materials
    • Controlled quality of every supplied part
    • 2-Year limited warranty
  • Installation:

    • Through their extensive experience and close co-operation with major boat builders we know how important a correct installation is for the thruster system
    • Therefore they have made all the preparations to ensure that it is easy to install a Side-Power correctly
    • Compact-sized units
    • “Plug and Go” Electric wiring
    • Easily accessible battery cable terminals
    • Fast and safe propeller mounting with locknut
    • Professional and solid GRP stern thruster kits
    • Easy access zinc anodes

285TCi Features:

  • The 285TCi is Sidepower’s largest and most powerful DC electric thruster on the market
  • A 20 HP purpose-built 48 Volt motor and a rugged gearing system produce thrust approaching 750 lbs
  • Each 285TCi Thruster is Supplied with a 24V to 48V Converter .


Thrust at 21V* (kg)


Thrust at 24V* (kg)


Typical boat size (ft • m)

74’ – 100’ • 22 – 30

Tunnel inner diameter (mm)



Twin Counter rotating

Power at 21V* (kW • Hp)

15 • 20

For DC system (V)

24 (48V motor)

Weight (kg)


Min. battery capacity (CCA**)

2 x 450 – 24V

Control system

logo pdfSP240TCi SP285TCi Side Power Thruster
Weight 149 lbs
Dimensions 30 × 18 × 20 in

Horse Powers (Model)

Typical boat size

Tunnel inner diameter


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