Features September 2014 Issue

EV-1 System Check

PS gives Raymarine’s new pilot a whirl.

After the roller-furling jib, the most valued piece of gear aboard for many sailors is the autopilot. So fond of autopilots are skippers and first mates, many even name their units—“Otto” the autopilot, “Joshua” (after infamous sailor Joshua Slocum), “Amelia” (after historic female pilot Amelia Earhart), and “WTF” are a few that we’ve met during our cruises.

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