Garmin announced the GHP 12 sailboat autopilot system, “bringing robust performance and sophisticated control capabilities to 20- to 70-foot sailboats equipped with linear-actuated steering systems”.
The GHP 12 a below-deck autopilot system. It is available with two linear drive options, the Class A Drive unit for sailboats with up to 28,500 pounds of displacement, or the Class B Drive Unit for larger sailboats with up to 79,000 pounds of displacement. The system has a built-in gyro that maintains precise turn response and control stability. It comes with the GHC 10, a dedicated autopilot control unit with 3.5-inch color display.
The Garmin GHP 12 system is priced at $1999.99.