Gear: West Marine’s Offshore 3000C Binoculars

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No cruising boat is complete without a good pair of binoculars and a hand-bearing compass. West Marine’s Offshore 3000C binoculars combine both in one sturdy, waterproof package that will give you a lifetime of use. The 7 x 50 specification offers good magnification combined with excellent light-gathering ability; the lenses are made by Germany’s renowned Steiner company, so high-quality optics are guaranteed. Rubber armor protects the Makrolon body. $579.99. West Marine, westmarine.com

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May 2017

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