Boat Compass for Sale

When properly sized, installed and compensated a marine compass is the most important instrument on any boat. It will provide accurate, trouble-free heading references under the most adverse conditions without relying on electricity, radio signals or satellite communications. The most important criteria when selecting a boat compass are dial size and mounting style. Quality components aid accuracy, smooth response, stability and simple operation.

We stock a large range of Ritchie Compass, Plastimo Compass, Silva and other brands of boat compasses for sale.

When it comes to boating and marine activities, having a compass is crucial for several reasons. Here are some compelling arguments for buying boat and marine compasses:

Navigation on Open Water: Boat and marine compasses are specifically designed to provide accurate navigation on open water. They help boaters determine their heading and maintain the right course, ensuring a safe and efficient journey. Whether you’re sailing, fishing, or cruising, a compass is an essential tool for navigating unfamiliar waters.

Safety at Sea: Boating in open water can present challenges such as fog, low visibility, or adverse weather conditions. In these situations, relying solely on electronic navigation systems can be risky. A boat compass acts as a reliable backup, allowing you to navigate and make informed decisions even if your electronic devices fail.

Magnetic Variation Compensation: Boat and marine compasses are often equipped with features that compensate for magnetic variation. Magnetic variation refers to the difference between true north and magnetic north due to the Earth’s magnetic field. By accounting for this variation, a marine compass provides accurate readings and helps you navigate with precision.

Emergency Situations: In case of emergencies, such as engine failure, loss of power, or getting stranded, a boat compass becomes invaluable. It helps you determine your location, chart the shortest route to safety, or communicate your position to rescue services accurately. A reliable compass can be a lifesaver when other navigational aids are unavailable.

Durability and Waterproofing: Boat and marine compasses are built to withstand the harsh marine environment. They are designed with durable materials that can resist corrosion from saltwater and withstand the vibrations and impact of boating. Many marine compasses are also waterproof, ensuring their functionality even in wet conditions.

Night Navigation: Boating at night adds an extra level of complexity to navigation. A boat compass with illuminated markings or backlighting enables you to read the compass easily in low-light conditions. This feature enhances safety and ensures you can navigate accurately even during nighttime operations.

Compliance with Regulations: In many jurisdictions, boating regulations require vessels to have a compass on board. Having a boat or marine compass not only ensures compliance but also demonstrates your commitment to safety and responsible boating practices.

In summary, boat and marine compasses are essential tools for safe and effective navigation on open water. Their accuracy, reliability, and ability to withstand the marine environment make them indispensable for boaters, sailors, and anyone involved in marine activities. Investing in a high-quality boat compass is a wise decision that enhances both safety and navigational capabilities on the water.

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Ritchie Compass – Sport Dash Mount Black X-21BU

Original price was: $209.90.Current price is: $152.42. inc GST

Out of stock

Plastimo Offshore 75 Compass – White – Flush Mount With Conical White Card

Original price was: $213.00.Current price is: $154.36. inc GST

On Backorder

Plastimo Compass – Offshore 75 Powerboat Flush Mount Black 12V

Original price was: $204.00.Current price is: $147.76. inc GST

On Backorder

Azimuth Compass 200 Series Bracket Mount White

Original price was: $55.90.Current price is: $40.32. inc GST

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Ritchie Compass – Explorer Surface Mount White S-53W

Original price was: $309.90.Current price is: $233.79. inc GST

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Ritchie Compass – Explorer Surface Mount Black S-53

Original price was: $309.90.Current price is: $233.79. inc GST

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Ritchie Compass – Explorer Flush Mount Black F-50

Original price was: $309.90.Current price is: $237.82. inc GST

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Ritchie Compass – Angler Surface Mount Grey RA-93

Original price was: $309.90.Current price is: $233.79. inc GST

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Azimuth Compass 100 Series Bracket Mount Black

Original price was: $20.90.Current price is: $14.35. inc GST

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Azimuth Compass 200 Series Bracket Mount Black

Original price was: $55.90.Current price is: $40.95. inc GST

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Plastimo Offshore 75 Compass – Black – Bracket Mount With Conical Black Card

Original price was: $255.00.Current price is: $184.17. inc GST

On Backorder

Ritchie Compass – Angler Bracket Mount Grey Ra-91

Original price was: $309.90.Current price is: $233.79. inc GST

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Ritchie Compass – Explorer Bracket Mount Black B-51

Original price was: $309.90.Current price is: $233.79. inc GST

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Ritchie Compass – Explorer Dash Mount Black V-57.2

Original price was: $329.90.Current price is: $252.85. inc GST

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Ritchie Compass – Explorer Flush Mount White F-50W

Original price was: $309.90.Current price is: $237.82. inc GST

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Ritchie Compass – Voyager Flush Mount White F-83W

Original price was: $469.90.Current price is: $399.42. inc GST

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Ritchie Compass – Explorer Dash Mount White V57W.2

Original price was: $329.90.Current price is: $252.85. inc GST

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Ritchie Compass – Sport Dash Mount White X-21WW

Original price was: $209.90.Current price is: $152.42. inc GST

Out of stock

Plastimo Compass – Offshore 75 Powerboat Binnacle Mount Black 12V

Original price was: $238.00.Current price is: $172.43. inc GST

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Plastimo Compasses – Offshore 95 Powerboat Bracket Mount Black 12V

Original price was: $317.00.Current price is: $229.56. inc GST

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