New Yanmar Powerboat Joystick Control System

Press Release
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Powerboat Joystick Control: Image courtesy of Yanmar

Yanmar Europe BV recently introduced what it claims to be the only hydraulic control system available for boats.

"With the introduction of the Yanmar Joystick Control System modern boating becomes even more comfortable", Wil Botman, Area Manager for the Marine Sales Department comments. "Superior comfort is realized by the combining the Yanmar Joystick Control System with the Yanmar ZT370 stern drive with hydraulic clutch and the vibration-free Yanmar V8 Diesel.

Parallel docking or docking in tight spaces, for example, is now extremely smooth and easy, just as diagonal movements or 360° turns are. Boats are easily rotated within their own length. The Yanmar Joystick Control System combined with Yanmar ZT370 Stern drives is superior to any other joystick system available on the market when it comes down to performance versus cost."

The Yanmar Joystick Control System is available for Yanmar 8LV engine models with 320 hp and 370 hp as twin installations in both leisure and commercial vessels. It is easily installed in new boats and is also quickly retrofitted to existing twin Yanmar 8LV installations. A connection to Autopilot systems of major navigation manufacturers is optional, ensuring even more advanced boating.

The system is covered by Yanmar’s Global Service Network.

Among its main features are:

- Docking mode
- Boost mode

- Electronic progressive steering

- Sideways movement
- Diagonal movement

- 360° turn (rotation within a boat length)

- Optional second and third station  
 

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter April 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Marine Equipment

Navy to Christen Littoral Combat Ship Manchester

The Navy will christen its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship, USS Manchester (LCS 14), during a 10 a.m. CST ceremony Saturday, May 7 in Mobile, Alabama.

MHIA Relocates to Houston

Today Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America, Inc. (MHIA), a Group company overseeing the business of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) in North America, commenced

Australia Orders Replacement Replenishment Ships

The Government has signed contracts with Navantia S.A. to build Australia’s two replacement replenishment ships, avoiding a critical capability gap.   Australia’s

Yachts

Elandra Yachts Expands, Launches Finishing Department

Elandra Yachts has added another layer of craftsmanship to its boat-building operation with the launch of a new in-house paint department at the Gold Coast plant,

Voice-data Communications and HDTV in One System

PDQ’s OneSource System provides long range cell, wi-fi and high definition TV in one system for mobile users.   San Diego wireless company PDQ Connect has developed

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0730 sec (14 req/sec)