Ritchie Sportabout portable hand held compass for taking navigational bearings on distant objects during the day or at night. It offers excellent performance in a size that fits into the palm of your hand. You can also use the Ritchie tie down kit to transform the Sportabout into a small boat compass, making it great for canoes and kayaks.
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Easy to Read 2 inch direct reading dial.
Hardened steel pivot and sapphire jewel movement.
Built-in roller diaphragm for extended temperature operating range.
International safety yellow case.
Silicon impact resistant case with neck lanyard.
Compact size for easy handling and storage.
Quicksight V-Notch and lubberline for easy heading alignment.
Non-electric chem sticks provide 18 hours of night lighting.
Palm size works for me
The compact design of the Ritchie Handbearing Compass (and the reputation of Ritchie) attracted me to the product. And now can recommend it for anyone needing a tool for dead reconing back-up for GPS or for an adventure on your dinghy.