Control System

JC20 is YANMAR’s joystick control system for twin shaft drive powerboat applications. The JC20 is an in-house developed control system for YANMAR 4JH-CR, 4LV-CR, 8LV-CR, and 6LY-CR engine models in twin installation configuration in combination with a bow thruster. It is easily installed in new boats and is also quickly retrofitted to existing YANMAR twin common rail shaft drive installations.

JC20 main features:

  • Easy docking and maneuvering in tight waterways or marinas
  • Intuitive operation
  • Accurate and responsive control

More Information

The YANMAR JC20 Inboard Joystick Control System is suitable for powerboats and catamarans alike. YANMAR recommends the specially developed VETUS extended run Bow Thruster. Simply press the joystick gently in the desired direction of movement and the JC20 will automatically engage the bow thruster and adjust the speed of the two shaft engines to maneuver precisely where needed.

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