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RITCHIE NAVIGATION
SportAbout Hand Bearing Compass

$43.99

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Model # 184855 | Mfg # X-11/YELLOW

Product Description

Get a quick fix day or night

A compass made for sailing and watersports hold it in your hand, or tieit down to your kayak with special mounting harness. Compass featuresRitchie's QuickSight V-notch sighting system for easy heading alignmentand a lubber line for reading the compass. Small non-electric chemicallight sticks (3 included) provide 18 hours of lighting at night.Easy-to-read dial is 2" in diameter. International safety yellow,impact resistant case with neck lanyard.

  • Puck style hand compass
  • Sighting System: Arm's length
  • Quicksight V-Notch & Lubber Line
  • 2 9/16"dia x 1 3/8"H
  • Illumination: Three small chemical lightsticks
  • Warranty 5 years

Specs

SportAbout Hand Bearing Compass

Card Type Direct
Diameter 2 1/4 Inches
Color Yellow with White Card
Internal Light 18 Hour Chemical Lightsticks
Mount Type Handheld
Sight Style Front Reading
Type Compass

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Ritchie Navigation SportAbout Hand Bearing Compass
 
4.0

(based on 4 reviews)

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5.0

nice all around compass.

By scuba SteveSteve

from GrandGrand Rapids, Michigan

About Me Advanced

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Easy To Use
  • Quality Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Large Boats
    • Personal Watercraft
    • Pontoon Boats
    • Sailing
    • Small Boats

    Comments about Ritchie Navigation SportAbout Hand Bearing Compass:

    I like the Chem light sticks that illuminate the compass. They are a plus when using it at night. No batteries or electrical parts to worry about.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Compass works great for what I use it for!!!

    By Mark

    from Bay City

    About Me Professional

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Install
    • Easy To Use
    • Quality Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Small Boats

      Comments about Ritchie Navigation SportAbout Hand Bearing Compass:

      I use it on a daily basis.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Not for racing sailors

      By Dawn

      from Oyster Bay NY

      About Me Professional

      Pros

      • Inexpensive

      Cons

      • Difficult To Read
      • Inaccurate

      Best Uses

        Comments about Ritchie Navigation SportAbout Hand Bearing Compass:

        This compass is over half the price of the others but if you are tyring to site a layline pay the extra money.

        (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        sportabout hand bearing compass

        By joe

        from annapolis md

        About Me Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Accurate
        • Compact
        • Reliable Performance
        • Strong Construction
        • Waterproof

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • River Trips

          Comments about Ritchie Navigation SportAbout Hand Bearing Compass:

          I bought this to use while kayaking at night - worked out great .

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