Teleflex Marine has a new joystick for twin-outboard installations.
The Optimus 360 control system consists of different subsystems: Teleflex’s Optimus power-steering system, electronic shift and control system, and joystick, says Aldo Mastropieri, product manager of custom marine and steering. The Optimus 360, designed for mechanically controlled outboards, retails for $17,995, and the steering system itself is about $7,000. They are expected to be available in July and April, respectively. Contact: Teleflex, (217) 324-9400. www.teleflexmarine.com
This article originally appeared in the April 2012 issue.