Handheld compass provides a quick fix
Few onboard navigation devices are as convenient as the X-11Y SportAbout Handheld magnetic compass from Ritchie Navigation. Simple to use, it provides a quick and accurate heading fix and is ideal for determining the relative bearing of other vessels.
Made in the USA, the SportAbout Handheld magnetic compass has an easy-to-read 51mm dial with black contrasting marks, numbers and heading letters. The dial is set atop a sapphire jewel and hardened steel pivot movement. A built-in roller diaphragm provides an extended temperature operating range.
The international safety yellow silicone case is impact resistant and has an integrated QuickSight V-notch with lubber line for simple heading alignment. At only 65mm L x 63mm W x 36mm H, the SportAbout Handheld magnetic compass is easy to hold, even with gloves. A lanyard is included as are Cyalume light sticks that provide 18 hours of night illumination.
An available black (X-11-H) or white (X-11-HW) SportAbout Handheld magnetic compass Holder mounts to any flat surface with three screws. It’s the ideal way to keep the device close at hand.
The X-11Y SportAbout Handheld magnetic compass from Ritchie Navigation is available in Australia through:
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