Wireless Compass Selection Guide

Whether you are engaged in competitive sailing, or have a cruising sailboat, having the ability to know where you are standing at sea is crucial. Having access to accurate data that allows you to catch all the shifts or have the best start, while avoiding having to install heavy navigation equipment or drilling holes through your mast and hull is something that every sailor that seeks to improve their performance will pursue. But how to know which of all the available compasses out there is best for your boat? At Mauri Pro Sailing, we have put together a selection guide chart that will help you find what suits best to your needs:

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Dinghy and Small Keelboat

Compass Model Display Update Rate
(seconds)
Display - Digit Height
(mm)
Battery Capacity
(hours)
Water Resistance
(m)
Data Displayed Weight
(g)
Dimensions
(mm)
Tacktick T060 Micro Compass 1 17 200 10 Sailing Compass:
Heading, Tactical Scale, Race timer
153 100 x 60 x 65
Velociteck Prism 0.25 29.8 40 3 Compass:
Compass Heading
137 118 x 55 x 67
Velociteck ProStart 0.5 40 30 3 Distance to Line:
Lat, Long, Time, Speed, and Heading
448 120 x 175 x 40
Velociteck Makai 0.5 30 40 3 SU Paddle GPS:
Distance, speed and elapsed time
187 130 x 80 x 30

Sportboats and Keelboats

Compass Model Display Update Rate
(seconds)
Display - Digit Height
(mm)
Battery Capacity
(hours)
Water Resistance
(m)
Data Displayed Weight
(g)
Dimensions
(mm)
Velociteck Speed Puck 0.5 27 20 3 GPS & Speed:
Lat, Long, Time, Speed, and Heading
295 115 x 114 x 27
Velociteck ProStart 0.5 40 30 3 Distance to Line:
Lat, Long, Time, Speed, and Heading
448 120 x 175 x 40
Tacktick T070 Race Master 1 30 200 10 Tactical Compass:
Tactical race compass and wind shift indicator
350 165 x 120 x 55
Velociteck Shift 0.25 30 40 3 Tactical Compass:
Compass Heading
417 158 x 100 x 47

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