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Eva finally gets a steering gear!

Somehow we managed to make it across the pacific without any vane gear at all. While in NZ we purchased a used Monitor, built in 1977 which was the same year Eva was built.

Locating the new unit

Running the tiller control lines to be out of the way, but without too many turns is a challenge

The completed installation

Our mount was not standard, but it turned out rather nice

The Monitor steers Eva while sailing in light wind

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