Yamaha Introduces Helm Master with Set Point

Maneuvers that once were complicated now can be done automatically

February 21, 2017

Helm Master with Set Point provides anglers control for fishing, waiting for a bridge and drifting. Maneuvers that are often difficult can now be achieved automatically via Helm Master with Set Point.

Functions include:

Fish Point

Point your bow or stern into the current to stabilize the boat’s lateral motion, and select Fish Point/Bow or Fish Point/Stern to use minimal RPM to hold your position. Fish Point is perfect for stationary fishing directly below the boat.


Drift Point

Keep your bow pointed in a certain direction and drift. Drift Point uses a dual antenna GPS to maintain your heading. Drift Point is great for drift-fishing a wreck or kite fishing.

Stay Point

This mode “marks” your position and heading, and uses dual antenna GPS and Helm Master’s independent outboard articulation and thrust vectoring to maintain that spot within 10 feet of your mark in ideal conditions, and within a 75-foot circle in higher winds and currents. Stay Point is handy when waiting for a bridge or for your turn to approach a fuel dock.


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