Unless the existing damage makes it impossible to use the second
cable, I would not advise putting the full strain of the rudder on
the autipilot alone: what if the autopilot fails or disengages? You
would have no way of steering the boat and would force you to depend
only on the emergency tiller.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, asm283 <no_reply@y...> wrote:
Thanks for the information. Yes I can disconnect the steering and
by autopilot. I will do that if I have to but I would rather relace
or repair the bent rod if possible. I also think that one rod will
steer al least on a temporary basis. Any ideas on replacing this
would be helpfull.
--- In email@example.com, kimberlite
Can you disconnect the steering cables and steer just using the
mounted to the rudder post?seem
You can also rig the emergency tiller to get to a safer island.
I am glad to hear you made it.
From: asm283 [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Friday, September 24, 2004 11:59 AM
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] help with steering
My Super Maramu was in Grenada for Ivan. Thankfully she does not
to be heavely damaged. However, one of the steering rods that temporarely
attaches to the rudder quadrant was bent. Does anyone have any
experience in replacing this item.
In order for me to get the boat out of Grenada I need to
repair this item.
can the rod assembly be replaced without replacing the entire
Has anyone steered the boat with just one rod attached.
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