Careful attention to detail and modern technology without compromise on material specification or operating pressures enable us to offer truly high-class hydraulic steering systems. All parts are manufactured to the highest standards and of the best materials, for long service life, corrosion resistance and operating efficiency. There are two basic parts to our hydraulic system: the helm and the cylinder. The helm is an axial piston pump, with small pistons inside, which are directly actuated by the steering wheel. The double-acting cylinder is mounted on a base allowing it to swing according to the arc described by the rudder tiller.
The manually operated system creates its hydraulic power through rotation of the steering wheel. It does not depend on the electric or propulsion system of the boat for its energy. Installation is very easy; you only have to connect the pump to the cylinder by means of copper, steel or nylon hoses. Upgrading your hydraulic steering system to power steering or autopilot is possible with equipment available in our webshop. Refer to the relevant sections.
Note: Brass cylinders are internal cylinders and should be not be installed outside the boat.
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