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How do stabilizers affect speed and fuel consumption?

By Jan Erik Johansen 25. October 2020

Traditionally, both fin and gyro stabilizers impact speed and fuel consumption, either by the added weight of a gyro or the added water-resistance of external fins. In this article, we highlight the various features of modern fin stabilizers that can alleviate these disadvantages.

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Topics: Vector fins™, Marine Stabilizers, Boat Owners, Industry Professionals, Yachting

How much does a stabilization system cost?

By Jan Erik Johansen 24. August 2020

The cost of installing a stabilization system on a boat varies depending on whether the boat is new or used, not to mention the boat's design characteristics.

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Topics: Vector fins™, Marine Stabilizers, Boat Owners

Why do people get seasick, and how can you avoid it?

By Marius Torjusen 6. July 2020

Even those who are affected by seasickness more than average can enjoy what boating has to offer with the right equipment on board. This article will look into what causes seasickness and how you can avoid it on a yacht or a boat.

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Topics: Vector fins™, Marine Stabilizers, Seasickness

What are yacht stabilizers and how do they work?

By Jan Erik Johansen 2. May 2019

Marine stabilizer systems have been around for a long time, but are typically known for being used on larger passenger ships and super yachts. However, with the dramatically increased comfort and usability stabilizers add to any boat, it has also left owners of small leisure vessels wanting these systems.

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Topics: gyro stabilizer, fin stabilizer, stabilizers, Vector fins™, anti roll, Marine Stabilizers, Boat Owners

This is why you should install stabilizers on your next boat

By Jan Erik Johansen 8. March 2019

Rolling around at sea is something most people will prefer to avoid if they can. With the modern stabilizing systems available today, you reduce the risk of becoming seasick by 80-90 percent. 

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Topics: stabilizers, waves, Vector fins™, anti roll, Marine Stabilizers

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