Silva 70UNE Marine Compass


Enables night navigation


Floatable neck strap


Bracket that allows multiple mounting options

70UNE is a universal compass that can be used in its bracket as a steering compass or as a handheld sighting compass. If dropped in the sea, it floats! Suitable for small boats, kayaks, dinghies, canoes and more.

The compass can be installed in any inclination or position – even upside down. It is easily detached from the bracket to enable temporary sighting use or for security purposes.

 70UNE comes with a waterproof switch and built-in-illumination, powered by two watch batteries, that makes it ideal for night navigation. With a main steering scale on the horizontal part and direct reading on the vertical edge,

This universal compass is ideal for boats with a sitting as well as a standing helmsman. The curved lubber line enables swift and clear reading at a glance without parallax errors.


Accuracy ~ +/- 17.8mils/1°

Apparent card diameter ~ 70mm

Built-in compensator ~ Optional

Card type ~ Cone

Compatibility ~ Kayaks, powerboats, sailboats

Heeling Angle ~ Roll: 30° Pitch: 360°

Heel Angle Scale ~ No

Illumination ~ 12V., Red

Materials ~ Acrylic, ABS

Mounting ~ Bracket, Handheld

Mounting angle ~ any

Size ~ 86x175mm

Temperature operating range ~ -10 to +70 °C

Variant ~ Magnetic North

Water resistant ~ Yes

Weight ~ 500g

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