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SeaStar Hydraulic Steering Options Based on Boat Type

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STEERING OPTIONS BASED ON BOAT TYPE:
Following are some common boat types and suggested SeaStar Solutions hydraulic steering systems likely to be
applicable. For a general overview of mechanical and hydraulic steering system options, please see Steering Options
Based On Engine Type on pages 4-5.
INFLATABLE:
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 have one or two engines, and are
generally slower than 40 MPH.
CRUISER:
Cuddy/express/bridge cruiser
primarily designed for cruising. It
has overnight accommodations.
Typically rigged with two steering
stations. Boats may be equipped
with single or multiple engines and
are generally slower than 45 MPH.
Outboard — Single Engine:
Basic System: BayStar (up to 150 HP)
Easier Steering: BayStar PLUS (up to 150 HP)
Easiest Steering: SeaStar P/A
Outboard — Dual Engine:
Basic System: SeaStar (Pivot Mount Cylinder)
Premium system: SeaStar P/A
Stern Drive:
Basic System: SeaStar Stern Drive
Heavy Duty System: Hynautic (K-5 Cylinder)
Easiest Steering: SeaStar P/A
Inboard (small to medium size):
Basic System: SeaStar 2-line
Heavy Duty System: Capilano 2-line
Extra Heavy Duty System: Hynautic 3-line
Easiest Steering: SeaStar P/A or SeaStar Power Steering
Inboard (medium to large size):
Basic System: SeaStar 2-line
Heavy Duty System: Capilano 2-line
Extra Heavy Duty System: Hynautic 3-line
Easiest Steering: SeaStar Power Steering
RUNABOUT:
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 generally do not
exceed 60 MPH.
Outboard — Single Engine:
Basic System: BayStar (up to 150 HP)
Easier Steering: BayStar PLUS (up to 150 HP)
Easier Steering: SeaStar (up to 350 HP)
Easiest Steering: SeaStar P/A
Outboard — Dual or Triple Engine:
Basic System: SeaStar (up to 700 HP)
Extra Heavy Duty System: SeaStar Tournament Series
(up to 900 HP, triple engines)
Easiest Steering: SeaStar P/A
Stern Drive:
Basic System: SeaStar Stern Drive
Heavy Duty System: Hynautic (K-5 Cylinder)
Easiest Steering: SeaStar P/A
Inboard:
Basic System: SeaStar 2-line
Heavy Duty System: Hynautic 3-line
Easiest Steering: SeaStar P/A
FISH ’N’ SKI:
Single engine boat designed for day
fishing or skiing in protected waters.
Boat speeds are generally lower than
40 MPH.
Outboard — Single Engine:
Basic System: BayStar (up to 150 HP)
Easier Steering: BayStar PLUS (up to 150 HP)
Easier Steering: SeaStar (up to 350 HP)
Easiest Steering: SeaStar P/A
Stern Drive:
Basic System: SeaStar Stern Drive
Easiest Steering: SeaStar P/A
STEERING - Options (Boat Type)
CRUISER