Instrument Mounts target sailing vessels.

Press Release Summary:

Designed to house and protect sailboat steering instrumentation, Seaview Sail Pods come in 4 sizes with faceplates that can be custom pre-cut to order. Watertight units feature UV-resistant ABS plastic housing, stainless steel rail mounts, and enclosed wire-runs that protect cables and sockets from moisture and snagging. Supplied with rear-mount template that adapts to installation requirements, Sail Pods include stainless steel brackets suitable for ¾, 1, and 1 ¼ in. rails.

Original Press Release:

Seaview Launches Sail Pods

Leader in Marine Mounting Debuts Secure and Flexible Instrument Mounts for Sailing Vessels

Lynnwood, Wash. - Seaview, a leader in the design and manufacture of mounting solutions for marine electronics, announced today its new range of rail mounting solutions to complete its extensive pod line, Seaview Sail Pods by PYI. Designed to house and protect sailboat steering instrumentation while ensuring convenient viewing, the versatile new Sail Pods are available in four sizes to fit popular marine instrument displays, with faceplates that can be custom pre-cut to order. Developed to fit the majority of steering pedestals from Jefa, Whitlock and Edson, Seaview Sail Pods offer a clean, secure and professional design that seamlessly complements any sailing vessel.

Providing sailors with functional and efficient mounting for navigational instruments, Seaview Sail Pods are constructed using only high-quality marine-grade materials to maintain watertight integrity and shelter valuable electronics. Enclosed wire-runs protect cables and sockets from moisture and snagging, and all Seaview pods feature design elements to eliminate moisture build up. The pods also offer a unique, versatile rear-mount template that adapts to different installation requirements for both standard (12-inch and 9.5-inch) and non-standard guardrails.

"The Seaview Sail Pods provide convenient, secure instrument mounting that is perfect for the grab rails of a steering pedestal or any rail installation best suited for individual sailor's needs," said Paul Comyns, director of sales and marketing, PYI Inc. "The pods are a valuable addition to our versatile product line and highlight our continued commitment to bringing innovative new solutions to the boating community."

Seaview Sail Pods are constructed with UV resistant ABS plastic housing with stainless steal rail mounts. Sail Pod rail mount models include the large POD-1S (16.5-inch x 13-inch) pod, medium POD-2S (14.5-inch x 11.4-inch), POD-3S that fits three standard size instruments (14.5-inch x 5.5-inch) and the POD-4S for housing four standard size instruments (19.5-inch x 5.5-inch). The pods are available pre-cut or un-cut, and can be customized for specific applications. All Sail Pods include stainless steel brackets suitable for 3/4-inch, 1-inch and 1-1/4-inch rails, and are protected by a 3-year warranty.

Pricing and Availability:

Available now, Seaview Sail Pods can be purchased from authorized Seaview dealers and distributors throughout the world. The Seaview POD-1S large and POD-2S medium rail mounting pods have a suggested retail price of US $610.00 and $580.00, respectively. The POD-3S three-instrument pod and POD-4S four-instrument pod, are available for US $380.00 and $395.00, respectively. Custom, pre-cut Sail Pods can be ordered for an additional cutting fee that starts at $20.00. For more information on Seaview Sail Pods and Seaview's full mounting solution range, please visit To learn more about PYI and its marine brands, visit

About Seaview:

Seaview by PYI is a world leader in the design and manufacture of mounting solutions for marine electronics. Working closely with all major electronics manufacturers, the brand features an innovative range of high quality products for power boats and sailboats; servicing both pleasure and commercial craft.

About PYI Inc.:

PYI Inc. is one of the premier manufacturers and distributors of high quality marine, boat, yacht, and ship equipment and supplies. Founded in 1981, PYI takes great pride in quickly responding to customer's ideas and needs. PYI's goal is to provide quality, innovative marine equipment with an unsurpassed level of customer service and satisfaction.

Seaview Progress is a subsidiary of PYI Inc. Headquartered in Frejus, France, Seaview Progress handles the sales and distribution of Seaview and PYI products throughout Europe.

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