Originally Posted by Delancey
You mean like this guy who installed his tiller sideways?
The "EVS system" sketched in the attachment could not possibly work unless the gear
attached to the rudder
post were a quadrant of sorts arranged coaxially with the post (such quadrant being just a section of a bevel gear), not a perpendicularly mounted bevel gear
And if the former is the case, the system is mechanically no different from the very successful rack and pinion quadrant wheel system I installed to replace the tiller on my little catboat.
Works like a charm; provides all the feedback of a tiller with better ergonomics.