Have a 22' swing keel
that I'm fixing up after years of non use. The old compass
was foggy so I attempted to clear it and in the process the plastic parts
broke. So now I have a 4 1/8" hole in my bulkhead. Seems like the only choices are smaller compass
or cut a bigger hole for a bigger (more expensive) compass. I was impressed by the quality of the old (34 years) Plastimo
compass. I would rather have a bigger compass than a smaller one, however they are quite a bit more money
. The boat is not in the best shape so I find it hard to justify spending $200 on a compass that may not be used a lot, don't plan on any real off shore sailing, although it's possible to lose sight of land if I begin to really get adventurous. Also I would love to have a compass that could be read from inside the cabin
but seems those are really hard to find.