Joystick Control System

The ProPilot is an optional accessory that can be added to most existing and any new Glendinning control systems on boats with inboard propulsion and bow / stern thrusters.

The ProPilot system is suitable for installation on all inboard power boats with bow thrusters (or bow and stern thrusters), and sailboats with both bow and stern thrusters fitted. An integrated thruster control keypad provides the capability to control the thrusters directly without the need for a separate thruster panel.

Joystick Lifestyle

Features

By combining the available thrust of the boats engine and thruster(s)  the Glendinning ProPilot system allows simple and intuitive boat handling even in the most unfavorable winds or currents.

Maneuvering and docking is made easy using the single joystick control. By simply moving or rotating the ProPilot joystick, the engine and thrusters will activate to effortlessly move the boat in the required direction.

Installation is extremely easy since the ProPilot joystick can be added to existing helm stations control heads with a short CANbus cable, and connected to the helm station thruster controls with plug in connectors for any brand or type of bow/stern thruster. The joystick function is customized (balanced) for each vessel using an easy to use PC program.

Systems

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ProPilot

  • Boat Handling Made Easy!
  • Can be used with any boat equipped with a bow OR bow and stern thruster
  • Can be used with any type of engine or transmission – single or twin engine
  • Compatible with any type of bow or stern thruster – both single speed and proportional
  • Compatible with any Glendinning “Complete Control” CANbus system
  • Includes integrated thruster control buttons

Suitable for the following boats:

  • Power boats with inboard propulsion (single or twin engine) and bow thruster (optional stern thruster)
  • Sail boats with bow and stern thrusters (compatible with retractable thrusters)

Compatible with the following engine / drive configurations:

  • Mechanical or electronically controlled engine throttles
  • Mechanical or electronically shifted transmissions
  • Mechanical or electronically controlled trolling valves (optional)

For use with all thruster brands and types, including:

  • Electric
  • Hydraulic
  • Single Speed
  • Proportional

Suitable for the following boats:

  • Power boats with inboard propulsion (single or twin engine) and bow thruster (optional stern thruster)
  • Sail boats with bow and stern thrusters (compatible with retractable thrusters)

Compatible with the following engine / drive configurations:

  • Mechanical or electronically controlled engine throttles
  • Mechanical or electronically shifted transmissions
  • Mechanical or electronically controlled trolling valves (optional)

For use with all thruster brands and types, including:

  • Electric
  • Hydraulic
  • Single Speed
  • Proportional

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ProPilot S

ProPilot Joystick Control System for Sailboat control

  • Sailboat Handling Made Easy!
  • Designed for use on single engine vessels with bow and stern thruster
  • Can be used with any type of engine or transmission
  • Compatible with any type or brand of thruster – single speed, proportional, tunnel thruster or retractable
  • Compatible with any Glendinning “Complete Control” engine control system
  • Multi-station capability (dual helm applications)

Compatibility:

  • The ProPilot-S is a propulsion control system optimized for sailboats and other single engine applications.
  • This ProPilot-S control is compatible with any type of transmission – either mechanically or electronically throttled.
  • The ProPilot-S control is comapatible with any type of brand of thrusters – single speed, proportional, tunnel thruster, or retractable.
  • Multi-station capability (dual helm applications)