Plastimo Mini Contest Compasses (Cruising)


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PLASTIMO COMPASSES - Mini Contest - Overview

To match the new cockpit designs, Plastimo has revamped the Mini Contest, one of its historic most popular compasses. The latest born in the range, the Mini Contest boasts a more modern look and a conical card for improved reading comfort.

Mini Contest AdvanSea is a highly accurate compass, that was developed to match ideally the AdvanSea range of marine electronics instruments.


  • Watertight construction. One-piece moulded flance and front dome. Viton diaphragm with extreme expansion and retraction capacity, compensates the fluctuations in fluid volume caused by differences in temperature and atmospheric pressure, thus preventing the formation of bubbles.

  • Card. Excellent readability whatever the weather conditions and light. Conical, highly stable, 81-mm apparent diameter. Individually balanced. Graduation every 5° and compact figures for easy reading.

  • 3 lubber lines. For dependable readings even when steering windward.

  • Materials. All parts fully UV-ray treated. Scratch resistant dome.

  • Lighting. 12 V-bulb integrated in the front flange, spreading the illumination evenly over dome and card, and preventing eye strain and fatigue at night. Easy access to the light bulb from the front of the compass.

  • Mounting. Vertical bulkhead. Mini Contest is compatible with drilling Ø of former model same size. Fits any bulkhead thickness - standard thickness (40 mm max), the compass is secured with threaded rods; thick or double bulkhead, the compass is secured with Parker screws on both sides of the bulkhead.