How to Choose the Best Marine Binoculars

 How to Choose the Best Marine Binoculars

If you’re looking for a new pair of marine binoculars, either image stabilized or old-tech, these tips will help you make the right choice. A good pair of marine binoculars belongs on every boat, but when getting a new pair you’ll have to choose between things like image stabilization or analog, and with or without a built-in compass and/or rangefinder. Join us in this short video while we take a look at the key features of marine binoculars, and what you should consider when it’s time to replace yours. In this article we compare and contrast the strong points and the down-sides to the top marine offerings—which we tested out on the water for extended periods of time—from these companies.

What if you’re interested in extending your visual acuity in complete darkness? In that case, you should check out our Gear Review of the Flir Ocean Scout 320, a night-vision monocular that uses forward-looking infra-red to give you the ability to see everything from channel markers to MOBs in the inky blackness. Taken together, these articles and videos will open your eyes to the latest and greatest way to extend your vision on the water. But you don’t have to take our word for it, check it all out for yourself—because seeing is believing.

 

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