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Schmitt & Ongaro 170 Finger Grip Destroyer 5-Spoke 15.5" Stainless Steel Cap 3/4" Tapered Shaft w/KnobSpecial Price $128.13 Regular Price $226.60
Schmitt & Ongaro 170 Finger Grip Destroyer 5-Spoke 13.5" Stainless Steel Cap 3/4" Tapered Shaft w/KnobSpecial Price $120.12 Regular Price $211.00
Schmitt & Ongaro Burano Wheel 14" 3/4" Tapered Shaft Black Polyurethane w/Stainless Spoke Includes Center Cap/NutSpecial Price $194.75 Regular Price $370.30
Schmitt & Ongaro Burano Wheel 14" 3/4" Tapered Shaft Burl Polyurethane w/Stainless Spoke Includes Center Cap/NutSpecial Price $206.75 Regular Price $373.00
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Schmitt & Ongaro Faux Center Nut - Stainless Steel - 1/2" and 5/8" M12 Base Included - f/Cast Steering WheelsSpecial Price $24.03 Regular Price $26.50
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WHAT IS A BOAT STEERING WHEEL?
A boat steering wheel is the component of a boat's steering system that the operator uses to control the direction of the boat. It typically consists of a circular disk that the operator holds and turns to steer the boat. Boat steering wheels are typically located on the boat's cockpit or bridge and are connected to the boat's steering system. When a boater turns the steering wheel, the movement is transferred to the rudder, which in turn changes the direction of the boat.
WHY DO I NEED A BOAT STEERING WHEEL?
A steering wheel is an essential component of a boat's steering system, providing the operator with control over the direction of the boat. A good steering wheel should be comfortable to grip, provide responsive and effortless control, and enhance the overall boating experience. Some steering wheels are equipped with additional features, such as controls for the boat's electronics or power steering assist.
WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF BOAT STEERING WHEELS?
There are several types of boat steering wheels, including:
- Standard Steering Wheels
- Spoke Steering Wheels
- Performance Steering Wheels
- Wood Steering Wheels
- Custom Steering Wheels
The type of boat steering wheel that is best for you will depend on several factors, including your personal preferences, the size and type of your boat, and your boating needs. Standard Steering Wheels are a popular choice for basic boating needs, while Performance Steering Wheels are designed for more demanding boating conditions. Spoke Steering Wheels and Wood Steering Wheels offer a classic look, while Custom Steering Wheels can be customized to match the look of your boat.
WHAT SHOULD I CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A BOAT STEERING WHEEL?
Because it’s such an integral part of your boat’s operation, it’s important to choose a steering wheel that will suit your preferences and be long-lasting. When choosing a boat steering wheel, there are several factors to consider, including:
- Type (standard, spoke, performance, wood, or custom)
- Compatibility with your boat's steering system
- Size and diameter of the wheel
- Material and finish (wood, metal, or plastic)
- Comfort and grip (should be comfortable to use for extended periods of time)
- Price and budget
- Warranty and customer support offered by the manufacturer