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Ritchie Navigation Compasses


For over 130 years each compass manufactured by E.S. Ritchie & Sons, Inc. was recorded by serial number in hand written ledgers. From the first liquid dampened compass to today's modern PowerDamp dial designs our Engineering Department has been critical to the development of the modern marine compass.

Ritchie Navigation Compasses

Despite the advancement of electronic navigation, the compass remains the cornerstone of any navigation system. Only by coordinating the use of electronic and magnetic navigation can boaters achieve optimal navigation safety, efficiency and effectiveness. Ritchie Navigation continues to research and implement design changes that will increase the performance and longevity of its compasses. Each compass designed by Ritchie Navigation undergoes a rigid evaluation of materials and performance so that every navigator can find their way.

Ritchie has developed may products for expanding markets. Included are RitchieSport® Compasses for “on and off-road” vehicles. The Kayaker compasses are for the sea kayak markets; the Tactician compass for the small dinghy; and day sailors and the Trek™ series, which features Mossy Oak® Breakup™ and Shadowgrass™ camouflage coloration for the outdoor sports enthusiasts.