Velocitek’s Prism Electronic Racing Compass

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Pointing the Way

Velocitek’s compact new Prism electronic racing compass features excellent accuracy, large, easily read digits and ultra-light weight—under 5 oz. It’s water-resistant to IPX8, class-legal wherever electronic compasses are allowed and comes with a mast bracket and carry bag—just the thing for dinghy and sport boat sailors. 

$399. Velocitek,



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