Simrad AP60 Autopilot
Replacing the renowned AP35, the AP60 is a cost effective autopilot system
available on the market today, providing commercial vessels with the perfect
balance of performance and price.
- Cost effective advanced autopilot system with thruster interface
- Compatible with an extensive range of existing Simrad autopilot
controllers and accessories
- 2 user configurable WORK profiles, customise parameters to suit
individual vessel needs
- Designed by the world leaders in autopilot technology
- Backed by the Simrad Advantage Service program which includes 7 years of
worldwide product support
The Simrad AP60 is an entry level pilot packed wtih features often reserved
for high-end autopilots. It completes wtih Simrad autopilot range, sitting just
under the premium AP70 and AP80 systems.
Based on the proven user interface of the AP70/80 and offering thruster
integration, the AP60 is incredibly easy to set up and use. The intuitive menu
system and large, high contrast mono screensize with clear digits make reading
the display effortless. The heading control includes a rotary course control
wheel, as well as dedicated WORK, AUTO and STANDBY buttons, enabling simple
performance selection depending on your task at sea.
The AP60 includes 2 user configurable WORK modes – these allow the operator
to have pre-set modes of operation for the vessel. An operator could have light
ship, partially loaded, fully loaded , underway, trawling or manoeuvring options
pre-loaded. The AP60 also includes turn patterns such as U-Turns, C-Turns,
Dodging and NoDrift steering –features you wouldn’t expect to find in an entry
The Simrad autopilot series prides itself on flexibility and the ability to
customise a solution to steer any vessel. The control unit can be used in
isolation, as part of a multi-station system, or alongside a wide range of
control units. The AP60 is also compatible with the most comprehensive range of
Simrad autopilot controllers and accessories such as rudder feedback units,
computers and interface boxes, heading sensors etc. This unit stands out amongst
the competition for its sheer versatility and the ability to meet the needs of a
wide range of both leisure and commercial vessels.
The latest family of Simrad autopilots is the result of over 60 years of
design and production from a company recognised as a leader in auto steering and
Manuals and Literature
AC70 Autopilot Computer
A comprehensive range of computers and interface units are offered with the
Simrad AP70 and AP80 autopilots providing a complete solution for every steering
Drive computer for rudder using reversible motor or non-isolated solenoids
and frequency rudder angle feedback. Connection for NFU remote control and one
channel IEC 61162-1 (NMEA 0183) RX/TX or IEC 61162-1,2 and 3 compatible.
Simrad RF300 Rudder Feedback
The RF300 rudder feedback unit contributes towards smooth and accurate
auto-steering by determining rudder angle. It is to be used as part of an
autopilot system on boats with inboard engines.
- Variable frequency output for direct connection to autopilot computers
- 10 m Cable