Tiller Tender is proud to announce that the patent has been awarded! Looking for a person to bring on board to market this product to the Sailing industry.
Tiller control device Patent number: 9849960 Abstract: A kit is provided which can be installed on a sailboat and used to selectively control the position of the tiller of the sailboat to allow the helmsman to leave the tiller unattended for a limited period of time. The kit is to be mounted on the transom of the sailboat and comprises: a mounting receiver adapted to be attached to the transom; an arm having a rearward end adapted to be attached to said mounting receiver and to extend forwardly therefrom and a forward end; and a saddle mount adapted to be attached to the forward end of said arm and having a u-shape adapted to receive a said tiller. Type: Grant Filed: June 28, 2016 Date of Patent: December 26, 2017 Assignee: Technical Consulting Associates LLC Inventors: Sam Garofalo, James C. Sisco, Jr. ... See MoreSee Less
Sailing isn't just fun! Sailing isn't just competitive! Sailing is science! Next time your sailing put your hand overboard (if you have a long arm) and feel the force of the water! Next, put your hand in the air and feel the force against your hand! You will notice that water has much more force! Tiller Tender was designed to keep the Tiller and the Keel in line producing less drag on the hull! I repeat, if you have a lee or weather helm, most likely your sails are the problem! If you want to go straight set your tiller in your Tiller Tender and then set the sails! GO STRAIGHT GO SAFE, and GO FASTER!! TILLER TENDER!! ... See MoreSee Less