SailNet Community - View Single Post - which auto-pilot to choose?
View Single Post
  #3  
Old 05-18-2011
tdw's Avatar
tdw tdw is offline
Super Fuzzy Moderator
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Sydney Australia
Posts: 14,376
Thanks: 5
Thanked 67 Times in 62 Posts
Rep Power: 10
tdw is a jewel in the rough tdw is a jewel in the rough tdw is a jewel in the rough
I've heard good things said about the once was Simrad but now Raymarine Tiller Pilot. Not sure how many amps the TM sucks up but I'd have thought the newer designs like the TP would be more economical to run.

Mate of mine with a tiller steered VDS34 (the Womboat is VDS34 wheel steering) has a TP and when we sailed her up to Lake Macquarie last year it performed faultlessly.

Dollars of course may well be an issue.
__________________
Andrew B

"Do you think God gets stoned? I think so... Look at the platypus." Robin Williams.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook