Ship Console: The First Console For Boat Simulators

Now available for pre-order. Continuously expanding their products range, VRinsight and Wilco Publishing today announce the imminent release of the first product of its kind: Ship Console.

VRInsight's Ship Console hardware.

VRInsight's Ship Console hardware.

Whether you are an expert sailor or a hobbyist, this control unit brings reality in your hands as you can maneuver your ship with the same ease as if you were onboard.

The Ship Console is compatible with almost every boat simulation software: Ship Simulator - Virtual Skipper - MotorBoat Simulator - Sail Simulator - and more...

Ship Console is even compatible with Microsoft Flight Simulator and its boats add-ons!

Buttons, throttles and steering bar can be easily assigned to any simulator function through the configuration menu of your simulator.


  • Fully compatible with all ship and boat simulation software
  • Main motor boat functions : Thruster Left/Right, Engine Ahead/Reverse,
  • Rudder Left/Right, Horn, Views and cameras, Moor/Unmoor,...
  • Main sail boat functions : Trim/Ease sails, Gennaker, Spinnaker, Jib, Map, Views,...
  • Realistic steering bar and levers force loading
  • Two throttle levers
  • 26 programmable buttons
  • Idle detent for throttles and steering bar to easily feel the neutral position
  • Back lighted buttons - Plastic decals for three different boat simulators : Ship Simulator 2008, Virtual Skipper 5 & Sail Simulator 5 (and above)
  • Aluminum throttle levers and steering bar
  • Large and stable metal base
  • Full metal case
  • Four anti-skid rubber feet for a perfect grip on any surface
  • USB 2.0 connection
  • Measurements : Length 50cm - Depth 14cm - Height (front) 4cm - Height (back) 9cm
  • Unit weight : 3Kg
  • 1 year warranty

Top profile image of Ship Console.

Top profile image of Ship Console.

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Ian Stephens

Ian Stephens

Ian Stephens is a flight simulation industry expert with over 20 years of experience and also has a keen interest in aviation and technology. Ian spends a lot of his time experimenting with various simulator packages but has a love for Microsoft Flight Simulator X because of the huge selection of add-ons available. However, Ian also has copies of Prepar3D and X-Plane installed.

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Peter ZaengleinThu, 12 Feb 2015 14:55:16 GMT

Good Morning Can I purchase a replacement overlay for the rudder control? It is the 1-5/8" vinyl cover for the rudder pot. Thanks - Pete

Anna MorrisFri, 08 May 2015 14:37:13 GMT

When will the boat console be available and at what price?

Abby HuangWed, 07 Sep 2016 05:20:58 GMT

Excuse me.. I am in Taiwan Can I ask the price? and when will the Shop console be available? Can I pay when I get the package?

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