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post #22 of Old 11-08-2009
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If you have a boat with a below deck autopilot, it might not be a bad idea to install a wheel auto pilot as well(they're pretty reasonably priced). It'll give you a back up in case one or the other fails, and wheel auto pilots typically use less juice, good if you have the boat balanced well and/or are sailing in conditions that don't require a lot of force on the rudder to maintain course.

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