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Old 01 May 2015, 11:06   #11
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Country: UK - England
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Boat name: Katie
Make: Stingher
Length: 10m +
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Originally Posted by jyasaki View Post
That's why I retrofitted a Merc kill switch to my Yam setup. It's a hooded toggle switch that gets flipped down if I go overboard (or, from experience, move away from the helm.) Easy to flick it back up, and you're back in business.

Not this one, but similar:
Emergency Cutoff Switch And Lanyard (Cole Hersee)

I do like the merc system, some of the merc controls also have a 'lock - out' so if you leave the helm the throttles will not engage a gear until the lock is canceled - stops an accidental engagement or the kids playing

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