Systems

Systems on cruising boats vary according to its size and its mission. Most cruising boats have propulsion, fuel, ventilation, fire suppression, electrical, steering, and plumbing systems. Optionally, some are equipped with heating or air conditioning systems, stabilizers, and bow or stern thrusters. Some larger boats also have hydraulic systems that power equipment like bow or stern thrusters, anchor windlasses, cranes, stabilizers, or adjustable swim platforms.