Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 17 June 2006, 03:23   #11
Country: UK - England
Town: West Wickham
Boat name: Aries IV
Make: Scorpion
Length: 8m +
Engine: Etec 250
MMSI: 235036477
Join Date: Dec 2002
Posts: 273
I found the "Azimuth" fluxgate compass to be superb. Initially designed for military use (I believe) and very rugged. I wish I had room to fit one on my new boat!

Of course, there is always a case for a solely magnetic compass, in addition.

I was told that the Plastimo 105 wouldn't fit on Aries IV, so I had the smaller version. Completely useless at the moment! 30 degrees out on some headings. I need to establish whether it is sticking or just needs professionally swinging and adjustment for local magnetic fields.

It probably doesn't have a great deal of chance, being surrounded by quite a bit of electronic kit.


Chris Murray is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:09.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.