I delighted with my Raymarine Autopilot. It has been great but it is now 13 years old. Having done a lot of hand steering on my first boat, we only had a servo pendulum windvane, I know how tedious it can be. I would much rather be light on crew but have autopilot back up.
So how reliable do other owners find these Raymarine autopilots? Am I just lucky?
To that end I am thinking of buying a spare to have on board, including a new linear drive unit.
The new Raymarine would be the obvious choice;
Exactly same linear drive unit
New fancy heading sensor EV1
Does anyone have any thoughts.
Ashore Kilada Greece