SeaStar/BayStar Hydraulic Steering: Typical Boat Designs
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SEASTAR and BAYSTAR Hydraulic Steering Systems
Typical Boat Designs that
Boats manufactured from
waterproofed fabric which are inflated
with air in order to achieve their shape.
The bottom of the hull
may be made of fabric and/or fiberglass. They typically have
narrow transoms. Boats
may be single and/or dual engine, and
is generally slower than 40 mph.
Cuddy/express/bridge cruiser primarily designed for cruising. It
has overnight accommodations. Typically rigged with two steering
stations. Boats may be single and/or dual engine, and is generally
slower than 45 mph.
Intended for day boating. Typically a single engine, but, can be a dual
engine boat. This includes tournament Ski boats and performance
outboards. Boat speeds are generally slower than 60 mph.
4 FISH “N” SKI
Single engine boat designed for day fishing or skiing in protected
waters. Boats speeds are generally slower than 40 mph.
5 FISH BOAT
Boat primarily designed and equipped for offshore fishing. May
be rigged with a second station and may have single and/or
dual outboards. Speeds are generally slower than 50 mph.
6 CENTER CONSOLE
Boats with the control station located on the center line of the
boat. Designed specifically for fishing, may be single and/or dual
engine(s). Boat speeds are generally slower than 65 mph.
7 BASS BOAT
Single engine designed specifically for fishing in protected
waters and has a flat bottomed hull. Generally performance
orientated and speeds in excess of 60 mph.
Twin or triple hull boats. Single and dual engine capable.
Generally speeds to not exceed 60
mph. Note: High steering
equipped with engines over 115 HP.
Twin hull vessels. Typically twin engine boats where the use of a
mechanical tiebar is not possible. Speeds to not exceed 60 mph.
Any of the above noted boats but used in a more severe environ-
ment. Take special care when selecting a system for these boats
to ensure that you have both comfortable and safe steering.