SailNet Community - View Single Post - CPT Autopilot
Thread: CPT Autopilot
View Single Post
post #11 of Old 07-09-2001
Junior Member
Join Date: May 2000
Posts: 7
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 0
CPT Autopilot


I finally installed the unit by taking the transmission lever off for a few days to see if it was worth it to deal with grinding etc. The jury is stil out. I have a few questions.

The manual says wire the unit directly to the battery. Did you do this? What is the downside to not doing this? Could this explain some course deviation? (The manual says the unit is not ignition protected.)

Also, I still can''t figure out the rudder knob. It seems that even at the "1" setting, I am doing some large "S"''s. This makes it impossible to sail at a close point to the wind. Have you had a similar experience? Any advice would be appreciated.
jnorth is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome