Category Archives: Self Steering

The Helm Buddy take to the sea

We recently installed a Helm Buddy on a 21ft Snapdragon, which is moored on the Isle of Wight. Once the installation was completed, we took her out for a test sail out in the sea. We also took some pictures of the installation and a video of the test sail. Here they all are, edited […]

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Steersman appears Blog

The Steersman is featured the ‘The Armchair Sailor’ blog. Here’s the link: The Steersman, Self Steering Gear for Yachts – Guest Post by Rob Chicken

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Twitter conversation

A recent conversation I had on Twitter Conrad: Thanks for the follow Rob! Why does the Steersman trump an autopilot? Steersman: Because it doesn’t drain the batteries. It uses the wind pressure in the foresail to steer the boat. Conrad: How much control have you got over it? Or is it the kind of system […]

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Yachting Life Features The Steersman

The Scottish yachting magazine ‘Yachting Life’ this month featured The Steersman. Here’s the article   Click Here for the  full ‘Yachting Life Article’

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A day sail on the Solent

Sailing up wind and down wind in a strong breeze  

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Bolina Magazine features The Steersman

For Italian readers, this is a great article which describes the Steersman in detail. Bolina Magazine features The Steersman And for more practical yachting news and reviews in Italian check out Bolina Magazine  http://www.bolina.it/

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Practical Boat Owner tests The Steersman

Practical Boat Owner Magazine tests The Steersman Find out what the experts think about the Steersman. An unbiased view from Dave Harding – Practical Boat Owner Columnist, and very experienced sailor. Read the full article here

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Islander Magazine features The Steersman

We are delighted that The Islander magazine has featured The Steersman on their website. Click here for the full article Based in Mallorca, The Islander is full of marine news both serious and light hearted. Click here for the latest edition

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Ocean Navigator features the Steersman

Check it out – Click here It’s a great magazine! Click here for the latest edition

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PBO reviews the Steersman

Practical Boat Owner magazine August edition 2014 is out now and includes The Steersman. Following on from three sailing trips aboard our boat Justine, David Harding from PBO has put together an excellent four page article outlining his experience with the Steersman together with a description of how it works, and the PBO conclusion. It’s […]

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