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Re: Compass

Postby John in CC on Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:03 pm

Same here (Ritchy) with a port bulkhead mounting.
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Re: Compass

Postby tattoo on Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:13 am

A good place for the compass is on the cabin bulkhead centered under the companionway sill. See pix in my post dated January 27, 2013:

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Re: Compass

Postby Shudoman on Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:30 am

I second Pete's location. It has worked well for the past 3 years on my boat. I give Pete the credit as I saw it on his first.

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