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Celestron UPCLOSE G2 Roof Binoculars, Carry Case, 10x25, 71232-CGL, Water Resist

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/221387214101?epid=1805470206&hash=item338bb4cd15:g:LvAAAOSwb8Vb2Mqe

I use the above (think Luke does as well).

Not sure whether they float or not.

Don't be put off by the cheap £25 price.

They are very decent with good Optics.

I have much dearer higher magnification binoculars but on a boat, which is always moving to some degree, high magnification binoculars are unusable.

 

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Yeah look similar to mine. Good enough see poachers in my chum slick or boat names to call up and ask their intentions….

Teally high magnification is not much use on a boat as you’re rolling too much. The above are good enough to pick up a fin in the slick, Whale or Dolphin identification too 🙂 

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I have bought two sets of Vortex hd vipers for myself and eldest daughter which I rate higher than optics 4x the price that Ive used. For my youngest daughter who carry's more camera gear I opted for Celestron tail seekers as these are smaller and lighter weight. None float but all pretty good water resistance and life warranties https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/products/Binoculars/ci/1010/pn/2?filters=fct_customer_rating%3A1_5_stars Postage and service from here is excellent, been using them for around 30 years.

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7 hours ago, JDP said:

I have bought two sets of Vortex hd vipers for myself and eldest daughter which I rate higher than optics 4x the price that Ive used. For my youngest daughter who carry's more camera gear I opted for Celestron tail seekers as these are smaller and lighter weight. None float but all pretty good water resistance and life warranties https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/products/Binoculars/ci/1010/pn/2?filters=fct_customer_rating%3A1_5_stars Postage and service from here is excellent, been using them for around 30 years.

Also quite expensive Jon!

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Used these in the past

https://www.force4.co.uk/item/Waveline/7x50-Binoculars/BA1

 

Ok not waterproof but keep in cabin. Decent range to spot boats a few miles away poaching in my chum slick as well as wildlife spotting (diving birds, whales, Dolphins etc 🙂 )

Price ain’t too bad. 
 

If you use super doooer ones you’ll struggle to focus as you’re rolling too much

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6 hours ago, Saintly Fish said:

Also quite expensive Jon!

When you use them you soon realise why but quite literally bird watching magazines have compared them as good as $3000 binoculars. Over the years Ive bought many pairs including two sets of rubber armer coated canon ones just before leaving the UK, both of which are now broken and both about the same price as the ones I mentioned earlier. Quality and lifetime warranty's means you buy once and experience something the likes of the canon or many other bins can't provide. 

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