SailNet Community - View Single Post - Bad compass?
Thread: Bad compass?
View Single Post
  #3  
Old 08-06-2014
killarney_sailor killarney_sailor is offline
Bristol 45.5 - AiniA
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 3,220
Thanks: 3
Thanked 66 Times in 58 Posts
Rep Power: 9
killarney_sailor is on a distinguished road
Re: Bad compass?

What do you mean, "North everywhere"? If you turn the compass the card should stay stationary. It will always point to magnetic north. The casing and the boat move but the card doesn't (or shouldn't).
__________________
Finished the circumnavigation in early February in Grenada. Have to work on a book project for the next several months so the boat will be waiting for next year.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook