Octopus Sterndrive Systems

Octopus Sterndrive Systems


The Ocotpus Sterndrive System features a rudder feedback option that mounts directly on the drive.


  • Low Cost Solution: No Need To Change To Hydraulic Steering
  • Simple To Install Kits
  • All Components Mounted Out Of Sight
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The heart of this pilot drive system is the remote drive. The drive unit is
connected to the boat steering by a cable and connection kit.
The remote drive system is ideal for the following three types of engine

  • Stern drives also known as I/O drives or Z drives
  • Outboard engines up to 150HP
  • Inboard engines requiring traditional rudder steering


  • Safe - Manual override without disengaging the autopilot
  • Compatible with all major autopilot brand electronics - simple solutions
    for difficult installations
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Octopus Sterndrive Systems OCTAFMDRESYSB-9 Sterndrive System, for Mercruiser from 1983-1993 and European Volvo Diesel From 1994, with 9' Cable
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Octopus Sterndrive System f/Mercruiser from 1994 & North American Volvo from 1997 w/9' Cable OCTAFMDRESYSA-9 Sterndrive System, for Mercruiser from 1994 and North American Volvo from 1997, with 9' Cable
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