Yamaha Helm Master

Intuitive Control + Ultimate Convenience
Enjoy the incredible advantages of integrated digital control.

Helm Master



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Yamaha Helm Master

Helm Master

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Introducing Helm Master, Yamaha’s fully integrated boat control system. Helm Master brings the advantages of digital technology to every facet of operation, from easy maneuvering in the marina to cruising with command on the water. Rigging and controls are tuned precisely for your application, so that Helm Master makes driving your large offshore boat feel like second nature.

Helm Master brings the advantages of digital technology to the water by providing you with real-time information and the power to change your course. All-digital rigging that’s streamlined and corrosion-resistant gives you more space under the dash and the option of a second station without hydraulic lines.

Fine-Tuned Maneuvering

Feel confident behind the wheel with steering friction that increases as you accelerate and decreases as you decelerate. Your boat builder can even adjust the number of turns from lock to lock to maximize maneuverability.

Sync Your Outboards

Whether your rig has two, three or four outboards*, you only need one switch panel to control them all. Engage the panel with a swipe of the RFID key fob and press All Start to turn on multiple engines at once. All start on triple switch only.

Automatic Efficiency

Enable the Auto-Off Timer to automatically shut down your ignition after one hour of inactivity. This keeps your outboards from wasting energy at the marina and is handy when you dock and forget to manually disengage your ignition or when a trip ashore takes longer than you thought.

The Helm Master 5-Inch High-Def LCD Gauge features a display you can customize with a variety of color options, digital and analog display styles, and day/night backlighting. Choose what you want to see and how you want to see it and Helm Master will put real-time information in front of you. Through the LCD, you can also set preferences and automate outboard functions for customized control. [Yamaha Engine Controls]

Yamaha’s Helm Master is a factory installed control system. Ask your Contender Boat salesman about having this system installed on your brand new Contender.

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