Bow and Stern Thruster Service & Installation

Easily book a Bow and Stern Thruster service or installation with Stella.

Exceptional service
Professional engineers
Experience across all brands

Bow Thruster Service and Installation

Our marine engineers perform bow and stern thruster service and installations on all brands of thrusters including Craftsman, ABT-TRAC, Wesmar, and QS Seamaster thrusters.

From specifications of new thrusters to the service and maintenance of existing systems, we are the team that can help.

Our team have been factory trained by ABT-TRAC technicians so we can provide the absolute best in thruster service for our customers.

You let us know what you need, and we’ll make it happen.


Stella are the Authorised Sales and Service Agents for ABT-TRAC, one of the largest manufacturers of Stabilizers and Bow Thrusters in the world. The ABT part of that union is American Bow Thrusters, producers of the world’s leading hydraulic thruster range.

Craftsman Marine

We also distribute Craftsman Marine Bow Thrusters throughout Australia and New Zealand. The Craftsman range of small DC thrusters provides a reliable cost-effective solution for vessels 6 to 18 meters in length, our team is fully versed in the maintenance and installation of the Craftsman range.

Products we stand behind

  • ABT-TRAC Thrusters
  • Craftsman Thrusters
  • QS Seamaster Thrusters

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