Steering wheel pedestals
... Integra Pedestal The Integra pedestal is the latest in Lewmar's range of integrated pedestal steering systems. The Integra offers quick and easy above deck access ...
Product Description Royale Pedestal The Royale is an evolution of the console style pedestal range. The Royla head provides maximum flexibility for instrument mounting. The Royale pedestal ...
Product Description Enguard Pedestal The Enguard pedestal can incoporate an integral guardrail pedestal base, this minimises the footprint area on the deck. The Enguard pedestal ...
Jefa 100 series steering pedestal concept With the 100 series pedestal Jefa Steering introduces a new style in classic pedestal design. The traditional ...
custom composite pedestal. On customer request manufacture custom pedestals in fiberglass or carbon fiber for the accommodation of the members of the wheelhouse.
... available a lot of models of pedestals and bulkhead boxes to meet all the customers requirements about space, lightness and performance. If you have a small boat with tiller system and you wish to replace it with a steering ...
... ”tapered shaft • Lock-to-lock steering wheel turns: 3,5 • Stroke: 210 mm (8.2”) • Maximum allowable steering wheel diameter: 420 mm (16.5”) • Minimum steering ...
... are top of the line and built to last. From Pedestal's and Steerer's, like our Vision Series pedestals and Chain and Wire bulkhead steerers; to Steering Hardware, like our Quadrants ...
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How to choose this product
A steering wheel pedestal is a vertical support for a sailboat's wheel which also houses the rack and pinion system linking it to the rudder cables.
Pedestals are essential gear for any sailboat equipped with wheel steering, so long as there is sufficient room in the cockpit. Some include a panel for compass and electronic instruments, as well as stowage for small items.
These devices consist of a rectangular column of carbon fiber or fiberglass installed on the deck. The wheel is linked to the rack and pinion steering gear within, the entire assembly supported by a bearing. Turning the wheel to port or starboard activates one or the other of the cables linked to the rudder post. On some boats with twin steering wheels, the pedestals are angled to provide easier access between them, while others have folding wheels.
How to choose
Standard pedestal sizes are produced for boats and, especially, wheels of different dimensions, though the wheel is usually supplied with the pedestal. Carbon fiber is the lightest, but also the most expensive material. A folding wheel should be considered where space is limited.
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