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S&S Swan Maintenance - Swan 47 (1978) - auto pilot recommendations
12 March 2019 - 03:28
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Join Date: 21 February 2019
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Swan 47 (1978) - auto pilot recommendations

Dear Members,

going to install a new auto pilot on my swan 47 and is looking for recommendations. 

Will be doing a fair bit of offshore sailing, so the auto pilot should be able to cope with big waves / swell. 

Of course, I am looking for something that doesn’t use to much power. 

Looking forward to your recommendations 

fair winds and following seas 

Chris 

 

 

15 March 2019 - 12:16
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Join Date: 02 January 2008
Posts: 1312

Dear Chris

As a  reference, a strong helmsman can produce 2 kNm torque in the S47 rudder
 
Kind regards
Lars

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