Ritchie HF-743 Helmsman Compasses

Ritchie HF-743 Helmsman Compasses


The Ritchie HF-743 Helmsman Compasses are built for extended operating range.


  • Powerful DirectiveForce magnets for fast heading lock-on
  • Movable sun shield
  • Built-in green NiteVue night illumination
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  • 3 3/4" CombiDamp Dial
  • Easily Installed, Fits 4" Mounting Hole 
  • Built-in Compensators to Easily Adjust for Deviation
  • Scientifically Matched Sapphire Jewel and Hardened Steel Pivot Dial Movement
  • 45 Degree Lubber Lines
  • High Temperature Composite Construction for Extended Operating Range
  • Custom Fitted Protective Covers Available
  • 100% Repairable
  • Exclusive 5-Year Ritchie Warranty


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Replacement Parts

  • Light Assembly: SH-0195 KIT (Green), SH-0202 KIT (red); Uses 2 sets of the same light


    All magnetic compasses come standard with 12 volt lighting. 24 & 32 volt lighting options are available.
    For all Helmsman built before 1992 please see the service manual page 5-14 or contact Ritchie for replacement lighting.

  • Some custom built OEM models may have different lighting.

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Ritchie HF-743 Helmsman Compasses HF-743 HF-743 helmsman compass, black
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Ritchie HF-743 Helmsman Compasses HF-743W HF-743W helmsman compass, white
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Ritchie H-741-C Helmsman Cover H-741-C H-741-C helmsman cover, white
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Ritchie Helmsman Adapters H-AWHT Helmsman adapter, white
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Ritchie Helmsman Adapters H-ABLK Helmsman adapter, black
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