Coursemaster CM950 Autopilot/Hydraulic Drive

RRP: $3,495.00

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The CM950 autopilot's compact, panel mount control head features the convenient course change knob with course trim keys and simple one touch functions.

Suitable for casual cruising, returning to a favourite mark, or setting off on a long haul ocean adventure, the CM950 offers the strength and reliability of an extra hand on the helm.

Manufactured to perform in one of the harshest marine environments in the world, all Coursemaster Autopilots feature the unique rate gyro compass to maximise performance and minimise the effects of roll and pitch, resulting in lower power consumption and enhanced course keeping.

The intelligent autopilot system for both power and sail 6m - 40m.


Compact panel mount control head with

  • Course control knob with course trim keys
  • Backlit LCD display of heading and rudder angle
  • Eight backlit keys for simple access to control options
  • GPS navigation data on screen when in use
  • On screen alarm messages
  • Interfaces GPS, wind instruments, satellites and Gyro compasses
  • Autotack, Autgybe with adjustable angle
  • Auto and manual compass calibrations

Rate gyro compass

  • Accurate course holding
  • Reduced rudder activity
  • Reduced power consumption leading to reduced fuel consumption on power boats

CM950 Autopilots System Specifications

  • Environmental: -10° -+50°C
  • Heading Sensor: Rate gyro compass or NMEA digital
  • Interface: NMEA 0183, 2 x inputs, 1 x output
  • Steering System Type: Hydraulic Drive
  • Alarms: Off course, watch keeping, system monitors
  • Power Consumption: Standby: 300mAmps@12VDC / Pilot: 2.5amps@20% duty cycle / Using standard hydraulic pump or mechanical motor

CM950 Controller

  • Display: Backlit LCD
  • Dimensions: 160mm x 110mm x 27mm
  • Mounting: panel mount
  • Cable: 6m

CM940 Junction Box

  • Input Voltage: 12VDC
  • Motor Drive: 15 Amp cont/ 30 Amp peak
  • Dimensions: 207mm x 140mm x 45mm

CM941 Junction Box

  • Input Voltage: 12-35VDC
  • Motor Drive: 25 Amp cont/ 40 Amp peak
  • Dimensions: 265mm x 140mm x 45mm

CM120 Rudder Feedback

  • Dimensions: 95mm x 55mm (Arm 145mm)

CM437 Rate Gyro Compass

  • Accuracy: 2 degree RMS
  • Roll/Pitch: +/- 35 degree
  • Dimensions: 95mm x 55mm
  • Cable: 8m


The Sydney-to-Perth rail link is currently closed due to heavy rain and flooding. The Melbourne-to-Adelaide rail link is also closed due to damage caused by a train derailment.

This situation is causing extended delays of deliveries to Western Australia for the following shipping services:

- Australia Post eParcel - Regular
- TNT Road

If you need an order in Western Australia urgently, consider using  the "Australia Post eParcel - Express" service if it is available for your order. Alternatively contact our WA MAIL ORDER DEPARTMENT to discuss options based on stock already available in WA.


Australia Post and our Commercial Couriers are expecting the festive season to be extra busy this year. Based on their advice, we cannot guarantee orders placed after the cut-off dates listed below will be delivered by Christmas.

To avoid disappointment place your Christmas orders as early as possible.

State Regular Express
ACT 11th Dec 15th Dec
NSW 11th Dec 15th Dec
NT   5th Dec 11th Dec
QLD 11th Dec 15th Dec
SA 11th Dec 15th Dec
TAS 11th Dec 15th Dec
VIC 11th Dec 15th Dec
WA   1st Dec 11th Dec


Overseas, offshore islands and distant mainland locations may take up to 3 or 4 weeks to deliver. Please contact your local Mail Order Department to discuss specific details relating to your situation.


All orders are shipped from our Brookvale, Sydney order fulfilment centre. Orders are normally shipped within 5 business days - most quicker!

Shipping day estimates after your order leaves our fulfilment centre in Sydney are based on Australia Post domestic delivery times:

 State   Regular
 ACT   2 - 3 business days   1 - 2 business days
 NSW   2 - 4 business days   1 - 3 business days
 NT   4 - 13 business days   3 - 5 business days
 QLD   3 -12 business days   2 - 4 business days
 SA   3 - 5 business days   2 - 4 business days
 TAS   4 - 8 business days   2 - 4 business days
 VIC   3 - 5 business days   2 - 3 business days
 WA   5 - 10 business days   2 - 6 business days

Last updated 12/09/2023

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