Complete Bow Thruster Installation
- Choosing and sizing the appropriate thruster for the boat
- Preparations and measurements
- Boring the hole and glassing the tunnel
- Mounting the motor and drive leg
- Wiring the thruster power and control systems
- Testing and programming
Member Price: $44.99
Non-Member Price: $53.99
Course Length: 79 mins
ABYC Lead Instructor
American Boat and Yacht Council, Inc.
Mike was with Tidewater Yacht Service in Baltimore from 1999-2020 starting as a tech doing general repair, electrical and sailboat rigging for 5 years. He became production manager for the remaining 15 while still doing hands-on electrical and sailboat rigging work.
He earned his first ABYC certification, which was Electrical, under the instruction of one Ed Sherman at the New England Institute of Technology in 2000 and became a Master Tech with Standards and Corrosion by 2005.
He has proudly served on the board of the Marine Trades Association of Maryland for over 12 years.
He learned to sail at 13 and raced for over 20 years and has been a life-long fisherman from the age of 5 owning several boats both sail and power over the years.
Mike can be reached at:
(410) 990-4460 x121