Catalina - Capri - 25s International Assocaition Logo(2006)  
Assn Members Area · Join
Association Forum
Association Forum
Home | Profile | Register | Active Topics | Forum Users | Search | FAQ
 All Forums
 Catalina/Capri 25/250 Sailor's Forums
 Catalina 250 Specific Forum
 Tiller type/shape for C250

Note: You must be registered in order to post a reply.
To register, click here. Registration is FREE!

Format Mode:
Format: BoldItalicizedUnderlineStrikethrough Align LeftCenteredAlign Right Horizontal Rule Insert HyperlinkInsert EmailInsert Image Insert CodeInsert QuoteInsert List

* Forum Code is ON
Smile [:)] Big Smile [:D] Cool [8D] Blush [:I]
Tongue [:P] Evil [):] Wink [;)] Clown [:o)]
Black Eye [B)] Eight Ball [8] Frown [:(] Shy [8)]
Shocked [:0] Angry [:(!] Dead [xx(] Sleepy [|)]
Kisses [:X] Approve [^] Disapprove [V] Question [?]

Check here to subscribe to this topic.

T O P I C    R E V I E W
sebastko Posted - 04/02/2023 : 22:58:01
I'm converting wheel steering on my 1996 C250 WB to a tiller. What type/shape would you recommend?

For instance, the tiller sold by Ruddercraft, which is supposed to fit C250, looks to me like may have too much rise:

If you have this Ruddercraft tiller installed in your own C250, could you please comment if it's comfortable or you'd change anything?

Any other brands/shapes that you've tried on C250 that you would either recommend or warn against?
2   L A T E S T    R E P L I E S    (Newest First)
k3fuller Posted - 04/10/2023 : 09:16:15
I have the ruddercraft BW250 kickup rudder on mine. It's a beast and not fun to put on/take off at the ends of the seasons. I like it a lot, steers really well and it has the tiller rise. I use a tiller clutch mounted on the underside which works very well. I find it very comfortable and I think the rise helps it be at a more comfortable position for your arm and you aren't bending down.
Product Code: KUCat250BW

zeil Posted - 04/07/2023 : 01:38:53

As far as we can tell the straight tiller is adequate. It clears the fuel compartment nicely without the rise.

Both our C250 came and have a straight tillers easily accommodating extensions and tiller tamers.

Association Forum © since 1999 Catalina Capri 25s International Association Go To Top Of Page
Powered By: Snitz Forums 2000 Version 3.4.06
Notice: The advice given on this site is based upon individual or quoted experience, yours may differ.
The Officers, Staff and members of this site only provide information based upon the concept that anyone utilizing this information does so at their own risk and holds harmless all contributors to this site.