Specifically designed for racers, this range of compasses has been developed
by Plastimo in cooperation with the world 's top racers, with a view
to helping you take maximum advantage of wind shifts, and thus save
those few precious seconds that make the whole difference in racing
tactics. Plastimo is the only compass manufacturer offering a 5-year
Iris 100 Tactical Compass. In addition, the Iris
100 is designed for installation in any position : horizontal, vertical,
flat or even upside down. It can be taken away for storage, and moved
to any convenient location on the boat : simply clip the shock-proof
soft rubber casing to the bracket, a smooth-edge base that won't snag
sails, lines or fingers.
The Iris 100
weighs less than 300 grammes, it floats and is protected against shocks
by a soft rubber casing.
Supplied complete with protection padded pouch, bracket and assembly
screws. The tactical version
of the Iris 100 compass combines 3 different and complementary functions:
steering compass on the horizontal part of the card.
The course is read from the lubber lines mounted in the lower part of
Tactical compass on the vertical part of the card. You only need to memorise
one figure for the three legs of an olympic course.
- Handbearing compass.
- Cone-shaped card with double reading (direct and horizontal).
- Gimballed magnetic set : the card remains perfectly horizontal, regardless
of the angle of
- 6 mobile lubber lines.
- Legendary Plastimo pivot and hard stone guarantee the accuracy and
- Weight : 11oz.
Manufacturer Code: 31257