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post #17 of Old 10-03-2011
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I have the Davis Tiller Tamer on my Capri 18 and it works well for lake sailing; I haven't had a chance to use it on salt water yet. There were plenty of crew on my last (first with this boat) trip last year who were eager to take the helm.

I now have a Forespar telescoping tiller extension and I believe they have a bulkhead mounted fitting that allows it to work as a tiller lock. Has anyone used one of those?

I hesitate to get one because it looks like I'd need to cut a 2"x3" hole in my cockpit coaming to mount the fitting. That's a much bigger commitment that just drilling holes for 2 #8 screws.

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