Times are changing for motor yachts


Motor superyacht with OMS Thruster

Photo courtesy of Silver Yachts

The large yacht sector is full of one-off prototype projects. The owners are innovators and early adopters, keen to be different, push the envelope and work with technical suppliers to be unique.

This multi-award-winning 85m yacht, with striking exploration style looks, was launched back in 2019.ย  She features OMS retracting thrusters to great advantage ensuring higher speeds, performance and a lower hull resistance when compared to open tunnel thrusters.

This project took advantage of OMS retracting thrusters, more often seen as the benchmark in all large sailing yachts.ย  The benefits of maintaining a completely smooth surface rather than having an open void on any driven hull are significant. Not just higher speeds but an extended range with increased efficiency.

Are you still using open thruster tunnels on your motor yacht build? If so, why? Reduce drag. Increase speeds. Improve range. Build a more efficient boat. Install OMS swing or vertical deploying units.

Times are changing. Keep up.


All set for day 2 at the International Workboat Show and Underwater Intervention ๐Ÿ’ช #iwbs23 #thrusters #hydraulics #commercialmarine #sonardeployment ...

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Super yachts deserve super engineering. Custom OMS double acting hydraulic vang ready for shipping. ...

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Ready for Day 1 at METS2023.
Come see us at 12.540
@metstrade #bowthruster #superyacht
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Nearly there. Stand 12.540 housing all 9 BSI Marine Equipment Group companies. #METS2023 ...

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The OMS Thruster has been shipped, our flights are booked and we will soon be on our way as @metstrade 2023 opens it`s doors this time next week.

Find the OMS team alongside @bsimarinegroup in Hall 12 and Stand 540.

We look forward to seeing you there!

#metstrade #marineequipment #thrusters #bowthruster #hydrauliccylinders #sialcontrols #vang #metstrade2023
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A busy week building, testing and shipping out retracting electric and hydraulic thrusters. #bowthruster #OMS ...

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OMS bow and stern thrusters. ...

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The @bsimarinegroup stand at Monaco Yacht Show is coming together. Come see us at DS9 to discuss BSI rigging, OMS thrusters, Hundested CP props and drives. Or just come and say hi, but do bring your sunglasses ๐Ÿ˜Ž. ...

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