Type RS - Unique RS Sailboat Drive
EASY TO BUY - Everything you need supplied in one box - drive, 6ft steering cable and universal connection kit.
EASY TO FIT - The simple to mount installation kit and optional integrated
rudder feedback make for easy fitting.
COMPACT - The remote drive unit has a tiny 0.25Ft2 footprint and can be mounted in the most convenient location on your boat, horizontally or vertically.
RELIABLE & SAFE - Proven, tested design. The drive unit features a manual override without having to disengage the autopilot first.
COMPATIBLE WITH YOUR PILOT - The Type R Remote Drive System is compatible with all major brand inboard autopilot systems.
The Octopus Remote Sailboat Drive System makes it easy and economical to install an automatic pilot on light displacement Sail Boats steered with a mechanical system from a wheel or tiller. The system is designed for the modern mid range sail boat which has restricted space to mount a standard Linear drive. The drive is very responsive and has little feedback resistance when in 'Stand by' mode making it very suitable for racing yachts.
Recommended for Yachts up to 38Ft (11.5m) with a maximum displacement of 15400 Ibs / 7000 Kg.
The system includes a drive unit, a steering cable and a linear drive connection kit. The drive unit Can be mounted either horizontal or vertically in any convenient location. The steering cable length is determined by the relative position of the drive unit to the linear drive connection kit.
We are pleased to announce our new shipping promotions below. These rates apply to your entire order*!
|Free shipping||FREE!||6 to 10 Business Days|
|Ground Shipping||$5.95||1-6 Business Days|
|3 Day Shipping||$9.95||3 Business Days|
|2 Day Shipping||$18.95||2 Business Days|
|1 Day Shipping||$28.95||1 Business Day|
*These offers apply to in-stock orders to the lower 48 states only. We cannot include shipments to Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico or any other US Territory. Please call or email us for rates to these locations. Oversized packages are also excluded for 3, 2, and next day shipping. Items that are shipped freight are also excluded. Because we have many different warehouses around the United States we reserve the right to choose the carrier. Signature service can be requested for $3 extra.
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Please use the shipping calculator for an accurate shipping quote.
We ship via DHL International and USPS. Shipping insurance is optional but recommended and costs $5 for all international orders. Items that can fit in a flat rate envelope are shipped via flat rate service. Please keep in mind that USPS Flat Rate Priority Mail does not include detailed tracking and is not covered by insurance to certain countries. For a list of these countries please email us.
International order processing takes approx. 3-5 business days.
Many countries impose their own customs, duties, tariffs, taxes, etc... on items imported from the USA. We do not cover those costs.
The shipping transit times are approx. as follow:
|DHL International Economy:||5-7 business days (trackable)|
|USPS Express (EMS) Mail:||1-2 weeks (trackable)|
|USPS Global Priority Mail:||2-3 weeks, (trackable)|
|USPS Flat Rate Priority Mail:||4-5 weeks (not trackable)|