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Old 09-19-2019, 01:34 AM   #11
NWSeadog
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City: La Conner, WA
Country: USA
Vessel Name: Full Circle
Vessel Model: CHB 34
Join Date: Jun 2018
Posts: 98
Our current boat has a tunnel type bow thruster which I prefer over stern thrusters we have had in the past. Like has been previously mentioned I can push the stern over using the rudder. Being able to push the bow around with the bow thruster makes docking much easier.

Our boat is similar to yours. the tunnel is located under the V berth just aft of where the two berths come together comes together. Forward of the tunnel is the 30 gallon holding tank. I would be nervous of a external pod type bow thruster for fear of hitting something with it and knocking it loose or tearing a hole in the boat.
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