Silva 70P Compass 5058-474
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Silva 70P Compass

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This large-index marine compass is an expedition standard. Many brands, including P&H, Nigel Foster and Seaward, include moulded mounts built to accept it.

  • Large, easy-to-read numbers, 5-degree graduations, direct reading disc and reciprocal bearing allow precision navigation in demanding conditions.
  • Handles unlimited slope of the keel line and a 30° heeling angle.
  • Curved lubber line enables swift and clear reading at a glance without parallax errors.
  • Dimensions are 10 x 7.5 x 7.5cm.
  • Can be bulkhead-mounted to most models.

Tech specs

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Weight 344g
Ideal for
  • Kayak touring
  • Canoe tripping

The earth's magnetic field varies considerably so most compasses are designed to work in the specific hemisphere zones for which they are being used. A global compass can be used anywhere.

Northern Hemisphere
Dimensions 10cm
Magnifying lens No

Measures angles of slope, elevation or inclination.

Sighting mirror No
Luminous markings

Luminous markings allow you to read your compass in dim light conditions.

Adjustable declination

Sets the compass to indicate true north instead of magnetic north.

Made in China