While holding the course
is ovbiously the primary
function of a compass,
the crew at
that elegance and style
add to your sailing
pleasure. They have
designed your compass to
enhance your boat.
You will be proud of it.
Plastimo compasses have
been presented with several
prizes, of which the most
impressive are French, Japanese,
German and American Design
Awards. Plastimo makes a number of compasses to fit the needs of
every sailor. Cruising and racing compasses. Handbearing compasses.
Compasses for dingy and sports catamarans as well as for boats
of all sizes.
Only the best will do! For ultimate quality, Plastimo
selects the best components in order
to ensure that your compass is a highly dependable
will provide years of reliable service.
A sapphire equips every cmopass: its hardness
is a warranty for the long life and precision
of your compass.
All Plastimo compasses feature an anti-vibration
system, which ensures a minimal contact between
the pivot and the sapphire cup; the latest-born
"Vibration absorber" device damps spinning caused
by high-speed pounding and vibration.
A compass is a meticulously engineered instrument:
all the "precious" components are produced by
Swiss clock-makers, worldwide famous for their
The softViton® diaphragm
or the semi-soft ultra-sound welded diaphragm
is fully waterproof and has an extreme expansion
and retraction capacity: it compensates the fluctuations
in fluid volume caused by the differences in
temperature and atmospheric pressure.
All plastic components -and more specifically
the material used for the dome- are carefully
selected to withstand shocks, UV-rays and hard
The crystal transparency of the dome and the
exceptional magnifying index of the fluid contribute
to the perfect legibility of the card.