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

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