Potential component problem with product sold between Feb and July 2009
Raymarine Safety Recall
SPX5 SPORT DRIVE PILOT and control head E12206
SPX5 SPORT DRIVE PILOT pilot only E12132
DESCRIPTION CODE ON SALE SINCE
SPX 5 Sport Drive Pilot and control head E12206 6 February 2009
SPX 5 Sport Drive Pilot (pilot only) E12132 6 February 2009
Raymarine has identified a potential component problem with the SPX5 Sport Drive Pilot product sold between February and July 2009.
The unit is described as an easy-to-use, easy-to-fit pilot for single station helm sports cruisers and RIBs up to 2,000kg (4,400lb) with manual cable steering or manual hydraulic / servo hydraulic steering up to 3,500kg (7,700lb).
A statement on the company’s website states:
‘The mechanical clutch assembly may fail, causing the steering of the vessel to lock in one direction, with a possible risk to the safety of the vessel and crew.
‘Customers must stop using the products immediately and arrange deinstallation
and return to the retailer/dealer from whom it was purchased.
‘The retailer/dealer will arrange for a replacement or, if preferred, a refund.’
No other products are affected by this recall.
Any customers who have any questions regarding these products should contact
Raymarine Customer Services on 44 2392 714700 or go to