Joystick Piloting for Outboards for Single-Engine Pontoons

Beat the wind. Buck the current. Dock with ease.

Experience the most advanced docking and maneuvering system. Now available for large, single-engine pontoon boats. 

Deployable Bow and Stern Thrusters

Deployable Bow and Stern Thrusters

Installed under the deck, the two thrusters easily deploy and stow as needed, working in tandem with the outboard for unrivaled 360-degree control.

Fully Integrated Elements

Fully Integrated Elements

Compatible with 175 to 600hp Mercury outboards with Digital Throttle & Shift (DTS) controls. This includes Mercury FourStroke, Pro XS®, SeaPro™ and Verado® engines.

Basic Version

Basic Version

Available on Mercury FourStroke, ProXS® and SeaPro™ outboards. This version utilizes a traditional hydraulic helm, making it accessible to a wide array of boats.

Premium Version

Premium Version

The Premium version utilizes an electric steering helm and is designed exclusively for Verado outboards. Pontoons powered by a Verado outboard and equipped with a VesselView® multi-function display can leverage additional controls including Auto Heading and Route.

The Joystick Piloting Experience – Confident Control Made Easy

The Joystick Piloting Experience – Confident Control Made Easy

JPO for Single-Engine Pontoons makes it easier than ever to maneuver large pontoon boats in crowded marinas. With the integration of two deployable thrusters, this innovative system delivers the kind of precise, intuitive joystick control once reserved for multi-engine vessels. Simply point the joystick where you want to go, left, right, forward, reverse, even rotating in place, and the system will take you there.

Find a Dealer

Contact your local Mercury Marine dealer to learn more about which SmartCraft® products are compatible with your boat. Not all features are available on all engines.

All Mercury Marine® authorized dealers sell genuine Mercury Inflatable Boats and Mercury Precision Parts® and Accessories.


Buy the Books
Buy the Books

You can order all available Mercury literature online or through any authorized Mercury dealer. Please have your outboard or sterndrive serial number before placing the order.

  • Operation, Maintenance, and Warranty Manuals
  • Parts Manual
  • Service Manual

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