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Standard Pelagic Autopilot System for Tiller Steered Vessels (lead time currently 3 weeks)

Standard Pelagic Autopilot System for Tiller Steered Vessels (lead time currently 3 weeks)

Regular price $895.00 Sale

In use by offshore sailors and racers around the world, the Pelagic Autopilot is a sophisticated, yet simple standalone system designed to perform in a variety of conditions. 

Our state of the art 9 axis gyro based system processes data on the vessel's pitch, roll and yaw to monitor and predict boat movement in any sea state, whether surfing downwind or beating against the trades. Its internal compass is independent of other onboard systems, allowing the autopilot to keep you on course long after the chartplotter gives out.

If you want to sail a high course or maintain sheet angles despite compass headings, the Pelagic system can incorporate your NMEA 0183 apparent wind data as well. NMEA 2K requires a gateway, like the Actisense NGW-1.

The Pelagic system is trusted by offshore sailors around the world. Install one on your boat for better performance and safety.

System Includes:  

  • Control head with internal compass and controls on front panel
  • Motor drive electronics unit 
  • Ruggedized IP65 rated actuator with Bulgin connector, mounting bracket and stainless deck pin
  • Deck mounted brass socket and stainless pin for connecting to the  tiller
  • Watertight deck mounted Bulgin connector and cover to pass drive signals to the actuator
Available Options:  
  • Wireless remote control (see accessories) 
    • Adds support for course changes of 10° and 25°
  • Actuator parts kit. This is a back up actuator that can be used for spares or converted to an operational actuator by attaching it to the actuator mounting bracket and Bulgin connector. 
  • Actuator extension kit
  • Fabric covers for actuators and control head (see accessories) 
  • Data from nine MEMS sensors monitor the vessel's attitude and is used to adjust course and to compensate for roll, pitch, and yaw.
  • NMEA 0183 data can be monitored to enable wind direction steering.
  • A simple user interface is implemented in a watertight control head. 
  • Support for 2°, 10°, 25° and 95° course adjustment
    • 10° and 25° course adjustments require use of optional wireless remote
  • Dimmable LED lamps indicate status.
  • The control head is housed in a IP67 watertight enclosures.

     Pelagic Warranty: One year