Despite the popularity of GPS and chartplotters, Marine Compassess still play a vital role in the operation of a commercial or recreational boating experience. Marine Compasses can provide valuable directional information without turning on expensive equipment or opening unnecessary applications on your smartphone.
Purchasing Marine Compasses with Boating And RV
Designed for simplicity and accuracy, marine compasses can be used for sailing, safety or to send you in the right direction for the next big fish. We have a range of marine compasses for every boat users needs and budget.
When purchasing a marine compass for your next boating adventure be sure to consider these few variables to optimise the use of your marine compass.
- Powerboat or sailboat Compass
- Mount or handbaring
- Mounting area - In dash horizontal or vertical mount
- Instrument size
Most Marine compasses can be installed quite easily however it is recommended that if your marine compass requires power for lighting that you seek the assistance of a marine or auto electrician.
As a rule of thumb, buy the largest compass for your helm or dash, as the bigger, the compass is the easier it is to read and the more stable it’s likely to be - making it more accurate even in rough waters.
We stock some of the most loved brands, such as Plastimo and Ritchie. If you can’t find the product you are looking for, contact us to see what we can do for you.