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Stanley A Dashew, Charles D Sutton: Boat thruster. Omnithruster, Lindenberg Freilich Wasserman Rosen & Fernandez, November 1, 1977: US04056073 (24 worldwide citation)

An improved bow thruster including a diverter valve with an inlet connected to a water pump, a pair of outlets extending to either side of the boat, a valve mechanism for accurately controlling the amount of thrust obtained from both outlets, and a deflector positioned at each outlet. Each deflector ...


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Stanley A Dashew, Charles D Sutton: Boat thruster. Omnithruster, Freilich Hornbaker Wasserman Rosen & Fernandez, July 29, 1980: US04214544 (16 worldwide citation)

An improved boat thruster including a diverter valve having an inlet connected to a water pump and a pair of outlets extending to either side of the boat. Each outlet includes a primary nozzle and a deflector movable to a first position wherein it allows water flow from the primary nozzle to be disc ...


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Donald Ray Ellis: Boat thruster control apparatus. Thomas L Bohan, Patricia M Mathers, March 19, 2002: US06357375 (15 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for controlling thrusters in small water craft. A water craft is provided with a bow thruster and a stern thruster. A control panel in the helm has a thruster control stick for controlling each thruster and a HOLD device associated with each control stick. When the boat is brought into the ...


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Charles M Aker: Improved boat thruster system including swirl reducing vanes. Freilich Hornbaker Wasserman Rosen & Fernandez, January 3, 1984: US04423696 (9 worldwide citation)

An improved boat thruster system including a pump for drawing water through an inlet in the boat hull and for discharging water through outlets on both sides of the hull. The improved system includes a plurality of substantially planar vanes mounted in the water flow path proximate to said outlets. ...


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Lawrence Denston: Small boat thruster kit. Jacobson & Johnson, August 25, 1992: US05140926 (8 worldwide citation)

A boat thruster kit that enables a boat owner to install a side thruster in a small boat with the aid of simple tools. The thruster uses a conventional reversible electric trolling motor that is housed in a pipe housing with offset flanged outlets connected to a pipe housing by expandable flexible p ...


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Charles M Aker: Fluid valve actuated boat thruster. Omnithruster, Freilich Hornbaker Rosen & Fernandez, June 26, 1984: US04455960 (6 worldwide citation)

An improved boat thruster system including a pump for drawing water through an inlet in the boat hull and for discharging water through first and second pipes connected to outlets located on either side of the hull. A valve is installed in each of the pipes to control the flow of water therethrough. ...


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Donald Bruce McDugle, Kevin D Pattison: Boat thruster apparatus and method. Cap Sante Marine Ltc, Dwayne E Rogge, Hughes Law Firm PLLC, September 7, 2010: US07789032 (2 worldwide citation)

A thruster mounted to the transom of a boat and aligned to provide a lateral thrust for maneuvering the boat at low speeds. The thruster comprises a central housing having a propeller therein, and two extension members extending oppositely outwardly from end openings of the housing. The extension me ...


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Aker Charles M: Dispositif de propulsion a deflecteurs antiremous pour embarcation, Boat thruster system including swirl reducing vanes. Omnithruster, SMART & BIGGAR, September 10, 1985: CA1193148

Title: ANTI SWIRL VANE Inventor: Charles M. Aker ABSTRACT OF THE DISCLOSURE An improved boat thruster system including a pump fordrawing water through an inlet in the boat hull and fordischarging water through outlets on both sides of the hull. Theimproved system includes a plurality of substantiall ...


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Dashew Stanley A, Sutton Charles D: Dispositif propulseur dembarcation, Boat thruster. Omnithruster, SMART & BIGGAR, March 13, 1984: CA1163505

ABSTRACT OF THE DISCLOSUREAn improved boat thruster including a diverter valvehaving an inlet connected to a water pump and a pair of outletsextending to either side of the boat. Each outlet includes aprimary nozzle and a deflector movable to a first positionwherein it allows water flow from the pri ...


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