Ritchie HB-740 Helmsman Compass

Ritchie HB-740 Helmsman Compass


The Ritchie HB-740 Helmsman Compass provides real-time heading while at sea.


  • Accurate and reliable under the most adverse weather conditions
  • Smooth, rapid response
  • Hardened steel pivot dial movement
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  • 3 3/4" PowerDamp Flat Dial
  • Adjustable and Removable with Bracket and Thumbscrews
  • Exclusive Built-in Green NiteVu Night Illumination
  • Built-in Compensators to Easily Adjust for Deviation
  • Scientifically Matched Sapphire Jewel and Hardened Steel Pivot Dial Movement
  • Powerful DirectiveForce Magnets for Fast Heading Lock-on
  • Movable Sun Shield
  • 45 Degree Lubber lines
  • High Temperature Composite Construction for Extended Operating Range
  • Custom Fitted Protective Covers Available
  • 100% Repairable
  • Exclusive 5-Year Ritchie Warranty
Notable Specifications:

Comes standard with 12V lighting. 24 & 32V lighting options available. Some custom built OEM models may have different lighting. 

For all Helmsman built before 1992 please see the service manual page 5-14 or contact Ritchie for replacement lighting.

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