Dirigo ALNICO V Marine Compasses are available in 4", 5", & 6" card diameters. (Two extra strength Alnico V magnets, up to 9 times stronger than standard magnets, are used for quicker, steadier readings). Internal lighting is available in 12, 24, & 32 volts.
Dirigo Compasses are manufactured to the specific needs of commercial boat operators for a quality instrument that is rugged, accurate, and dependable, yet economical in both the initial purchase and upkeep.
Dirigo, in Latin meaning "I Guide" or "I Direct", is the trade name of the Dirigo Compass Company, which has been established in the Seattle, Washington area continuously since 1907. During this long period, many thousands of these compasses and accessories have been furnished to the commercial fleets of the world.