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Electrical Components

Autopilot for Windvane Compass Steering (lead time is currently 3 weeks) Price Varies by Model

Regular price $995.00 Sale

Let the windvane's water paddle provide the power to steer your boat to a constant compass course. Includes standard Pelagic Autopilot electronics, windvane actuator, bracket(s) and/or cable for connecting the autopilot to the windvane.

A standard off the shelf kit is available for Scanmar's Monitor and other popular windvanes. Pricing reflects the cost of custom brackets required for each installation and includes remote control option.

Please contact us regarding other windvane types as installations can vary by model.

  • Turns the windvane into a constant course steering device.
  • Power use is reduced by eight to ten times compared to a direct rudder drive autopilot. 
  • The electronics package is the same as our tiller drive so having both methods is an option, providing an additional level of redundancy. 
  • A standard kit is available for the Monitor. Other supported models include some Aries models, Cape Horn and Hydrovane. Contact us regarding yours. 
  • Hydrovane is supported with our standard tiller system.
  • Windvane operation, various: https://youtu.be/zGBLaqIhe9o 
  • Monitor Demo:  https://youtu.be/i3NNxTom2gY
  • Canvas cover for windvane actuator (see accessories)
  • Canvas cover for Control unit (see accessories) 

 Pelagic Warranty: One year