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Re: PSC With Tillers, where's your compass?

Originally Posted by niftynickers View Post
Just some additional info-when you have a tiller your driving position moves forward getting you much closer to the companionway.All of your instruments have to be moved forward accordingly.My boat left the factory with a tiller and the compass and depth were mounted in the starboard bulkhead with the backs in the small cabinet over the icebox.I have since mounted my radar ,GPS,chartplotter and AIS on a shelf over the companionway slider inside the dodger windshield.I also moved the engine controls (throttle and gearshift) onto the coaming on the starboard side forward of the sheet winch which I feel is where it should have been all along.
Dianne and Chuck Burke S/V NiftyNickers C37 #139
Could you please provide a photo or a link to a photo showing your electronics and engine control placements? I've been considering something similar on our 34.

Bill & Lisa Ballard
S/V Jo Beth
1984 Pacific Seacraft Crealock 34, Hull #16

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