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Re: Last one for tonight. Tiller pilots
The EV is the right one for your boat. It is also going to be a lot more durable, all of the electronics are inside the boat and only the drive unit itself is subjected to weather. You can buy a backup one of those by itself.
The X5 and EV have much improved electronics compared to the ST tiller pilots and are a lot more responsive when sailing in tough conditions. They are overpriced for what they are, but I would also trust them more than the ST on a boat like yours.
Installation will be more difficult than a ST tiller pilot, but you'll learn a lot about installing electronics in the process.
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