EV-100 Wheel Pilot

Wheel drive autopilot for small to medium sailboats

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EV-100 Wheel Pilot
Wheel steered sail boat

Autopilot for Wheel Steered Sailboats

The EV-100 Wheel Pilot is a complete autopilot solution for wheel-steered sailboats. Designed for do-it-yourself installations, the EV-100 Wheel Pilot's externally mounted drive mounts in the cockpit, attached directly to the spokes of the boat's steering wheel. The EV-100 Wheel Pilot delivers precision autopilot control using the intelligent EV-1 sensor core and the ACU-100 actuator control unit. EV-100 Wheel Pilot systems are available with p70s autopilot control head, or choose a system without a control head and use a Raymarine Axiom chartplotter for full autopilot control. 

EV-100 Wheel Pilot Key Features

  • Rated for wheel-steered sailboats up to 16,500 lbs (7,500kg) displacement 
    • Tech Tip:  Remember to always take your vessel's fully laden displacement weight into account (often 20% above the designed displacement).
  • Designed for cockpit installations.
  • SeaTalkNG/NMEA2000 for networking with sailing instruments and chartplotters
  • Requires no complicated setup or autopilot calibration. 
  • Includes the EV-1 sensor core. An intelligent 9-axis heading sensor that uses aerospace guidance technology to adapt and evolve to changing sea conditions and vessel dynamics
EV-1 intelligent sensor core

EV-100 Wheel Pilot Pack Options

EV100 Wheel Pilots are available as a complete system-in-a-box kit, in a no-controller variant for use with Axiom's built-in pilot controls, or as a no drive unit kit for upgrading older wheel drive systems to the latest Evolution autopilot technology.    

EV-100 Wheel Pilot Complete Kit

SKU: T70152
EV-100 Wheel Pilot Complete Kit
  • Includes EV-100 Wheel Drive

  • Includes p70s control head

  • Includes ACU-100

EV-100 Wheel Pilot Kit

SKU: T70248
EV-100 Wheel Pilot Kit
  • Control head sold separately 

  • Includes ACU-100

  • Includes EV-100 Wheel Drive

EV-100 Wheel Pilot Kit- No Drive

SKU: T70281
EV-100 Wheel Pilot Kit- No Drive
  • Drive Unit not included.  For retrofitting to existing installations

  • Includes p70s control head

  • Includes ACU-100

EV-100 Wheel Pilot Packs Resources

Drive current output

Maximum continuous 7 A at supply voltage


Width: 180 mm (7.1 in), Height: 140 mm (5.5 in), Depth: 52 mm (2.0 in)


0.6 kg (1.32 lbs)

Relative humidity

Max. 93%

Waterproof rating

Connector panel: IPx2, Drive electronics: IPx6

Storage temperature

-30 °C to +70 °C (-22 °F to 158 °F)

Operating temperature

-20 °C to +55 °C (-4 °F to 131 °F)


Europe: 2004/108/EC, Australia and New Zealand: C-Tick, Compliance Level 2

Power consumption (standby)

300 mA (12 V)

Nominal supply voltage

12 V dc

Operating voltage range

10.8 V dc to 15.6 V dc

LEN (NMEA 2000 Load Equivalency Number)


What's in the box?


ACU unit




Screws (pan head type)


SeaTalkng spur to bare wires cable 1 m (3.3 ft)