Boating Binoculars & Marine Binoculars: What you need to know

One of the items we always look at for boating activities are Marine Binoculars. Binoculars help us navigate, spot wind, fish, weather and just enjoy the scenery. There are always new models on the market, but the inherent binocular design is still the same.

Here we take a look at what you need to know when looking for Binoculars for your boat.

First thing to consider when looking at Marine Binoculars, is what are we going to use them for. We mostly use them for Navigating which means we need to be able to spot channel markers and objects in the water.

Most places specializing in Binoculars cover birding and hunting and astronomy which are too powerful for the marine environment. Boats are not stable and so anything with a power over 7 is going to have a blurred image due to hand shake or boat movement. Buy from a purveyor of marine & boating Binoculars and make sure you try them.

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