Installation Photos

Westsail 43 (aft cockpit)

  • Motor Box Orientation: Standard (drive pulley faces forward)
  • Motor Box Mounting Type: Pedestal
  • Westsail 43 (aft cockpit)
  • Westsail 43 (aft cockpit)

CSY 44 (center cockpit)

  • Motor Box Orientation: Standard (drive pulley faces forward)
  • Motor Box Mounting Type: Bulkhead
  • CSY 44 (center cockpit)
  • CSY 44 (center cockpit)
  • CSY 44 (center cockpit) motor box mounting bracket

Bristol 35

  • Motor Box Orientation: Reverse Vertical (drive pulley faces aft)
  • Motor Box Mounting Type: Pedestal
  • Bristol 35
  • Bristol 35

Lafitte 44

  • Motor Box Orientation: Reverse Vertical (drive pulley faces aft)
  • Motor Box Mounting Type: Pedestal
  • Drive pulley inside wheel radius
  • Lafitte 44
  • Lafitte 44

Morgan Out Island

  • Motor Box Orientation: Reverse Vertical (drive pulley faces aft)
  • Motor Box Mounting Type: L-Bracket to Sidewall
  • Morgan Out Island

Island Packet 35

  • Motor Box Orientation: Reverse Vertical (drive pulley faces aft)
  • Motor Box Mounting Type: L-Bracket to Sidewall

Notes: Motor mounted with L-Bracket to starboard cockpit sidewall. Vertical motor box with reverse motor rotation.

  • Island Packet 35 Island Packet 35 looking aft
  • Island Packet 35 Island Packet 35 top view
  • Island Packet 35 Island Packet 35
  • Island Packet 35 Island Packet 35 top view

Union 36

  • Motor Box Orientation: Standard Vertical (drive pulley faces forward)
  • Motor Box Mounting Type: L-Bracket to Sidewall
  • Drive pulley inside wheel radius

Notes: L-Bracket mount to port cockpit sidewall. Vertical Motor Box with standard Motor Rotation. The drive pulley is within the perimeter of the wheel (wheel handles will cross drive pulley). The motor is mounted using a custom wooden shim so that the drive pulley on the motor lines up with the pulley on the wheel. The wheel pulley is through-bolted to the wooden spokes.

  • Union 36 Control box (with internal compass sensor)
  • Union 36
  • Union 36
  • Union 36

TRT 1200 Catamaran

  • Motor Box Orientation: Reverse Vertical (drive pulley faces aft)
  • Motor Box Mounting Type: L-Bracket to Sidewall

Notes: 40ft Catamaran Wheel pulley was mounted on aft side of wheel because there was not enough room between the bulkhead and spokes for the pulley.

  • TRT 1200 Catamaran TRT 1200 Catamaran
  • TRT 1200 Catamaran TRT 1200 Catamaran

Videos

120ft Pirate Ship

CPT Autopilot installed on 120ft pirate ship! The autopilot compass was installed on the wooden pilothouse away from the steel hull. Hydraulic steering system.

  •  Black Magic pirate ship
  •  Black Magic pirate ship


Shearwater, Conser 47

Circumnavigation


Capricorn Cat, 45' Hughes Design Catamaran
Hawaii to San Francisco, 2011

“Here are some pics and clips of your autopilot coming back from Hawaii. We probably used it 90-95% of the time—including down wind/cross wind & cross waves! It did a great job! All four of us on the boat would recommend your autopilot to anybody—Pat”


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