Self Steering Wind Vane S - 440

south atlantic self steering S 440


South Atlantic Self Steering Wind Vane S 440. The S 440 use the most widespread form of self-steering types for sailboats, the servo pendulum. It is the most widely proven principle for a self steering wind vane and offers a great sensitivity-strength balance. Our windvane self steering is a fast and efficient self steering system.

How Does our Wind vane Self Steering Work?

The servo-pendulum system consists of a [sensor-vane] which transmits the change in the wind direction to the wind-vane rudder. The steering force of the servo oar is transmitted to the main rudder by two lines. The rudder is attached to the tiller by [lines] which move the tiller or wheel that steer the sail boat.

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Advantages of our Self Steering Wind vane

" Adjustable windvane (for strong or light wind)
" Vane fixing in central position
" Adjustable power transmission
" Easy to start and stop operating
" Lift up swinging rudder, + - 170 degrees
" Protection against overloading
"Autopilot option: a pin fitting for an Autohelm or Simrad cockpit autopilot is provided as standard on the windvane arm
" Detachable auxiliary rudder

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Adaptability of our self steering gear
"Length of air vane mast, pendulum shaft and tiller arm customised to fit each individual boat.

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Strength and Durability
South Atlantic, uses a 100% sea water resistant alloy.
South Atlantic grants a lifetime guarantee against damage in the material (aluminium).

" Sea water resistant aluminium,
" POM bearings.
" Servo rudder, Wood coated
" 6 mm polycarbonate vane

"We use sliding bearings: they need no upkeep and run softly.
Demand for spare bearings is almost man-existing!

ca. 20 Kilos

Series S-440: up to 12 m / 40 ft

Series S-440: up to 10.000 kg

Wind vane and Autopilot

Almost 100% of self steering wind vane buyers had an automatic pilot on board before the purchase! " The windvane is used 90% of the times after both systems have been installed! " When a ship sails with sails set, the wind steers it better!

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Price List:
S - 440 Basic       (FOB) 1550 EUR   S 440 Plus      (FOB) 1710 EUR
South Atlantic S 440 Basic include:
* Standard Mounting.
* 1 Air vane.
* 1 blade.
* Manual
South Atlantic S 440 Plus include:
*Standard Mounting, 2 Air vane
* 2 Rudder, Berings set (body and shaft)
* 1 complete push rod and push rod connectors
* Chain/pin for the chain, Tools (Allem keys), User guide

Terms: 30 % deposit with order. Full payment before shipment.         Read More
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      Terms and Conditions: 40 % deposit with order. Full payment before shipment. Rates shown are applicable to the windvane not to other items, subject to availability.

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    1. Delivery: Immediate to 6 weeks as quoted when ordered.
      SHIPPING: We cannot be responsible for any fees, charges, delays or problems caused by shippers or customs once the shipment leaves our factory. Customs procedures and charges vary from country to country. Please check with local officials to get an idea of costs. International customers are responsible for any import duties and taxes associated with their order. Read More

    1. Prices, design, and specifications: are subject to change without notice. Neither manufacturer nor seller shall be liable for any damage to the yacht, persons, or property due to failure of the Self steering or misuse of the same.
      Prices do not include fright. However, local and international taxes on the product have to be paid. Check Terms and Conditions of Sale

    1. Each system warranted for three years of first owner's use against defective materials and workmanship plus our life- warrantee on damage in the material (aluminium) made by weather.The warranty does not cover transport or visits to the vessel, and proof of purchase must be supplied.

Offers valid until 31- 12- 2019 *.

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