Sideshift Goes Front & Center

Lake Norman dealer takes on thruster line

Published online: Jul 13, 2006 News
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Phelan Marine Service located at Cornelius, Lake Norman, North Carolina has been appointed a value added dealer for the Sideshift line of Bow, Stern and Pontoon thrusters. The Sideshift line is manufactured by Creative Technology Marine Division in Ontario, Canada.

Phelan Marine was formed in May 2006 to specifically represent the Sideshift line of thrusters in the United States.

The Sideshift thrusters are for pleasure craft, vessels and yachts utilizing both power and sail.

Bow Thrusters are available in three models. Model SS 230 Bow Thruster for vessels up to 30 feet in length. SS 340 Bow Thruster for vessels up to 40 feet in length and Model SS3430HD for vessels up to 60 feet in length.

Stern Thrusters are available in two models. Model SS10 Stern Thruster for vessels up to 35 feet in length and Model SS20 Stern Thruster for vessels up to 60 feet in length.

Pontoon Thrusters are available in four models. Model P40 for vessels up to 40 feet in length. Model P60 for vessels up to 60 feet in length. Model P80 for vessels up to 80 feet in length and Model P150 for vessels up to 150 feet in length. All Pontoon Thrusters are Retractable.

With each thruster an installation kit is included containing a wire harness from the thruster to the motor controller, all mounting hardware, compression terminals, helm control switch and full installation instructions.

Phelan Marine advises the Sideshifts are an excellent safety addition to any vessel providing a Captain/Pilot with an important additional safety accessory. They provide additional safety while preventing accidents by accidentally hitting or bumping any object or other boats in marinas where wind and currents are possibly unfavorable.

They also serve as an excellent law enforcement and rescue boat accessory assisting officers by keeping their vessel in a steady position while conducting an investigation or performing rescue duties.

They are provided with a two-year factory warranty. Free shipping is available. Go to: for additional information and details or call 704-235-8139.

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