I did a mini review of the TillerClutch here :For quick and easy with a tiller, I use a Tillerclutch. https://wavefrontmarine.com/. As long as things are pretty well balanced, it will hold the helm long enough to let you move around a bit. A few years later I added in a Raymarine Evo AP that is fully integrated with my other instruments. It took a bit of tweaking to get it set up the way I like it but it's been fine since. "Pro" tip: If you get one of these, make notes on your settings so you can reproduce them after applying updates. The updates will wipe out any user defined settings.
As a single-handler, I have been looking for a good solution to temporarily hold the tiller while other sailing duties can be attended to. I have a Simrad tiller-pilot but it is not easy to quickly engage and disengage for short term periods. I...