With reference to the compass recess in an early Valley Nordkapp in the Nordkapp article, John Ozard wrote to me with this.

"I have the same compass mount (and recessed deck fittings) on my old (ca. 1988-89) Anas Acuta. I was able to buy a used compass for it from the original importer in the U.S. I also bought a battery powered light that fits in the mounting plate to illuminate the compass.

The compass came with a fiberglass mount that I believe clipped on the deck using bungee. I've replaced the bungee, so I'm not sure what the original looked like. The compass is made by Sestrel.

Here are some pictures."