- 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.
PLASTIMO COMPASSES - Overview
While holding the course is ovbiously the primary function of a compass, the crew at Plastimo believes 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 instrument which will provide years of reliable service.