Posted on 25 February 2009
Written by Dieter Loibner
Pow’rTran promises easy remote operation for outboards of up to 20 hp mounted on the transom or on a bracket. Pow’rTran also produces the Pow’r Steer marine power steering system.
A heavy-duty push-button switch enables the driver to steer an outboard from up to 15 feet away either by hand or foot. Pow’r Steer is designed for slow cruising and trolling, and comes in two models, for outboards with or without steering tubes. Retail prices range from $499 to $699, an optional handheld wireless remote control is available for $176. Phone (320) 252-5226. www.powrtran.com
This article originally appeared in the March 2009 issue.