Coastal Cruising
Nikon Ocean Pro CF WP

Nikon is one of the most trusted brands in all things optics. Sturdy and reliable, Nikon binoculars are neither ridiculously expensive nor do they promise the moon. The Ocean Pro is a marine unit that might not be the best in terms of bells and whistles, but the feel of these binoculars and ease of use promise a product that delivers what you need while sailing or boating. There is a cheaper Ocean Pro model, a cheaper alternative that doesn’t include a compass, which may be irrelevant for those using chartplotters.

Clean optics and passable night vision utility (although you’ll probably have to invest in a pair of night vision binoculars if you want something specifically for nighttime use) make this something you won’t regret buying. High contrast imaging is great on the water. Just remember the floating strap to keep these Nikon binoculars afloat should they bail into the water.

Our Overall Review

We have thoroughly tested - and read reviews from other experts and users. In summary, this is what we think:

4.5

Things we like:

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    Fogproof and clear in all temperatures
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    Crystal clear with anti-reflective optics
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    Robust build for lifetime potential
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    Good “no-fault” repair and replacement policy from Nikon
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    Integrated global compass

Things we don't like:

  • check-markWhile view is sharp, compass blurs a little

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Nikon Ocean Pro CF WP

Specs & Features

  • Bak4 porro prism, multi-coated anti-reflection lens, 2.49 pounds
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Our Overall Review

We have thoroughly tested - and read reviews from other experts and users. In summary, this is what we think:

4.5

Things we like:

  • check-mark
    Fogproof and clear in all temperatures
  • check-mark
    Crystal clear with anti-reflective optics
  • check-mark
    Robust build for lifetime potential
  • check-mark
    Good “no-fault” repair and replacement policy from Nikon
  • check-mark
    Integrated global compass

Things we don't like:

  • check-markWhile view is sharp, compass blurs a little

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