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PLASTIMO Mini Contest Sailboat Bulkhead-Mount Compasses

A good choice for bulkhead mounting on fishing and cruising powerboats and sailboats 19'-23', the Mini Contest features a legible and steady 3-1/2" apparent direct-read (read from side) red card with 5° increments. The card stays horizontal regardless of the vessel’s heel angle. Features six lubberlines and a 45°-0°-45° clinometer. Mounts on bulkheads from vertical to inclined 5°. Includes cover and 12V night light. Requires 3.1" dia. cutout. Black bezel.

  • Apparent Card Dia.: 3.4"
  • Card Type: Direct-read
  • Mounting Style: Bulkhead
  • Case Material: ABS Plastic
  • Case Dimensions: 5.6"H x 4.6"W
  • Lubberlines: Yes
  • Clinometer: Yes
  • Lighting: 12V
  • Cover/Shield: Yes
  • Maximum Mount Angle: 5°
  • Warranty: Five years
Customer Reviews
Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Mini Contest Compass, Black 10953818 55403
In stock online.

$159.99

Mini Contest Compass, White 10953826 55406
In stock online.

$159.99

Product Description

A good choice for bulkhead mounting on fishing and cruising powerboats and sailboats 19'-23', the Mini Contest features a legible and steady 3-1/2" apparent direct-read (read from side) red card with 5° increments. The card stays horizontal regardless of the vessel’s heel angle. Features six lubberlines and a 45°-0°-45° clinometer. Mounts on bulkheads from vertical to inclined 5°. Includes cover and 12V night light. Requires 3.1" dia. cutout. Black bezel.

  • Apparent Card Dia.: 3.4"
  • Card Type: Direct-read
  • Mounting Style: Bulkhead
  • Case Material: ABS Plastic
  • Case Dimensions: 5.6"H x 4.6"W
  • Lubberlines: Yes
  • Clinometer: Yes
  • Lighting: 12V
  • Cover/Shield: Yes
  • Maximum Mount Angle: 5°
  • Warranty: Five years

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PlastimoMini Contest Sailboat Bulkhead-Mount Compasses
 
4.3

(based on 6 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Strong construction (5)
  • Accurate (3)
  • Compact (3)
  • Easy to set up (3)
  • Reliable (3)

Cons

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Best Uses

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

My FavoriteCompass

By Indiana John

from Great Lakes

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Compact
  • Easy To Read
  • Easy To Set Up
  • Strong Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Plastimo Mini Contest Compass, Black:

      This compass looks great, is easy to read and very durable. The older larger version allowed you to read the compass from the backside inside the cabin. I've owned other compasses, but this is the one I like the best and will buy when I need a bulkhead compass.

      (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      great product / great price

      By Cptn. Bumpa

      from Chicago /Lake Michigan

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Accurate
      • Low price
      • Reliable Performance
      • Strong Construction
      • Waterproof

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

        Comments about Plastimo Mini Contest Compass, Black:

        Great product

        Service and delivery comments:

        Packaging and delivery were very good - no complaints!

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Looks and works great

        By Michael Meyer

        from Sacramento

        About Me Outdoor Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Accurate
        • Compact
        • Easy To Set Up
        • Reliable Performance
        • Simple Controls
        • Strong Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Sailing

          Comments about Mini Contest Sailboat Bulkhead-Mount Compasses:

          Liking the heal angle integration...

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Easy installation

          By Chris the trailer sailer

          from Maine

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Strong Construction
          • Template was accurate

          Cons

          • Instructions need detail

          Best Uses

          • Sailing

          Comments about Mini Contest Sailboat Bulkhead-Mount Compasses:

          Installation was easy, but I am skilled with construction. Instructions could have been more explicit for someone who is not familiar with such installation. For example, the nylon bolts provided are much longer than I needed, but the instructions do not tell you to cut the bolts to fit. Instructions also do not tell you HOW to level the template to the boat (measuring from a common level surface (such as the gunwale), only that it needs to be level.

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Check Size

          By Sailor

          from LA

          About Me sailor

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Plastimo Mini Contest Compass, Black:

                This did not fit, despite measuring. We are exchanging for next size up. Also, covers were included, but not mentioned.

                (6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Feels great to know where you are going

                By Capt. Jean

                from Saint Louis, MO

                About Me Professional

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Accurate
                • Compact
                • Easy To Set Up
                • Reliable Performance
                • Strong Construction

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Sailboats up to 30ft

                  Comments about Mini Contest Sailboat Bulkhead-Mount Compasses:

                  I have this installed on my Catalina 25.
                  Mine is the white compass, so it blends really well in my bulkhead.

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