Autopilot for Marlin

boatino

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What autopilot's are you running for a Grady White Marlin? Just spoke to BOE marine and they recommended the Simrad AP44 with the RPU160 pump. A lot of my inboard boat friends are running the Raymarine EV-200 with a type 1 pump. They said that pump would be undersized for my outboards and recommended the EV-400 unit. The boat is a 2000 Marlin. I slow troll for salmon on Lake Ontario so having a multitude of trolling patterns is really not a concern for me. I just want it to hold the boat on course. Thanks in advance for the help.

John
 

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What electronics do you currently have on the boat? If everything you have is brand X, then I would consider staying with brand X. Not saying other brands won't work together, but probably easier to integrate within the same brand.
 
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What electronics do you currently have on the boat? If everything you have is brand X, then I would consider staying with brand X. Not saying other brands won't work together, but probably easier to integrate within the same brand.
Raymarine currently. Just a 7" combo unit and a 7" dragonfly, (which i hate). The A7D unit reads great with the original through hull transducer. I would probably upgrade soon.