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Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars

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Model # 14361240 | Mfg # RAIATEA-N

Product Description

An exceptional value in a fully waterproof marine binocular

The durable, lightweight housing is filled with dry nitrogen to prevent fogging. With a buoyant design, these binoculars will float if dropped overboard. Internal O-rings create a seal to ensure moisture protection. Features multi-coated lenses for brightness in low-light conditions and BAK-4 prisms for sharp images. Includes neck strap and nylon carry case.

Features:

  • Magn. x Objective Lens Dia.: 7 x 50
  • Focus: Center
  • Waterproof: Yes
  • Prism Type: BAK-4 Porro
  • Light Transmission Efficiency: >85%
  • Field of View @1000yds: 345'
  • Eye Relief: 27.4mm
  • Compass: No
  • Rangefinder Reticle: No
  • Weight: 37oz.
  • Warranty: Limited lifetime

Specs

Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars

Eye Relief 27.4 Millimeters
Features Waterproof
Focus Center
Magnification 7 x 50
Prism Type BAK-4 Porro
Warranty Details Limited Lifetime
Weight 37 Ounces
Light Transmission Efficiency 0.85

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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West Marine Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars
 
3.8

(based on 27 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (15)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (5)

67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Waterproof (11)
  • Strong construction (6)
  • Quality lenses (5)
  • Close focus (3)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

  • Flimsy (3)

Best Uses

  • Sailing (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (4), Outdoor enthusiast (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7), Yes (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Well worth the price.

In Florida the environment for optics is harsh and the sealed optics for these binoculars is a plus. I use them a lot in the field for astronomy and for general use and I...Read complete review

In Florida the environment for optics is harsh and the sealed optics for these binoculars is a plus. I use them a lot in the field for astronomy and for general use and I keep them in the truck for whatever. Well recommended for the budget conscious and well recommended for those who want a quality image that doesn't fatigue the eyes.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Broke twice

Second pair...... first pair the right barrel snapped off under VERY light and NORMAL usage. Returned to WM and made noise, and they semi-reluctantly replaced it as it was a gift...Read complete review

Second pair...... first pair the right barrel snapped off under VERY light and NORMAL usage. Returned to WM and made noise, and they semi-reluctantly replaced it as it was a gift without a dated receipt (got at Xmas, used in July, broke). Used perhaps 6 times, this year took them out of their case and they were broken again. Clearly a design flaw. Very dissatisfied.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great Binos

By Tom the dolphin spotter

from Panama City Beach, FL

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Close Focus
  • Quality Lenses
  • Strong Construction
  • Waterproof

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Wildlife Viewing

    Comments about West Marine Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars:

    I use these Binoculars to view dolphins in the ocean from my 17th Floor condo. They are extremely clear with great range. They are also reasonable in price. I would definitely recommend these.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Yes

    By Buzz

    from Tacoma, WA,

    About Me Avid Adventurer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Close Focus
    • Lightweight
    • Quality Lenses
    • Strong Construction
    • Waterproof

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Bird Watching
      • Hunting
      • Sporting Events/Concerts
      • Wildlife Viewing

      Comments about West Marine Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars:

      I bought them for our boat, we have it moored on the waterfront in Tacoma, WA

      Service and delivery comments:

      Yes, everything was great

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      great value rugged no nonsense binoculars

      By submariner

      from newport news va

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Quality Lenses
      • Strong Construction
      • Waterproof

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Sporting Events/Concerts

        Comments about West Marine Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars:

        served in submarines so I appreciate no nonsense rugged and waterproof binoculars and these come at a great price. so impressed i had to buy a second pair as my wife and family are always using the first set when there is anything t see or look for!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        4.0

        Absolutely Love Thwm!!

        By Ernie

        from Astoria, NY

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about West Marine Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars:

        For ME!!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
         
        5.0

        Great product great price.

        By Frank Drebbin

        from Boston Ma

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Lightweight
        • Quality Lenses
        • Waterproof

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about West Marine Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars:

            Very happy with this product.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            good value

            By Mateo

            from Pompano Beach, FL

            About Me Casual/ Recreational

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Close Focus
            • Quality Lenses
            • Strong Construction
            • Waterproof

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about West Marine Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars:

                Waited for these to go on sale, got a great value. Love that they are waterproof and ruged.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                4.0

                looks good

                By jim

                from topsfield mass

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Lightweight
                • Waterproof
                • Works Well With Glasses

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about West Marine Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars:

                    have not used a lot but look good

                     
                    5.0

                    Great product for a good price highly recommended

                    By Helen

                    from Indialantic, FL

                    About Me Gearhead, Outdoor Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Reliable Performance
                    • Simple Controls
                    • Strong Construction
                    • Waterproof

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Fishing
                      • Small Boats

                      Comments about West Marine Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars:

                      Easy to use easy to focus

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • Yes
                       
                      5.0

                      West Marine Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars

                      By Jose and Alexandra

                      from Miami Florida

                      About Me Outdoor Enthusiast, Professional

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Compact
                      • Easy To Read
                      • Easy To Set Up
                      • Reliable Performance
                      • Simple Controls
                      • Strong Construction
                      • Waterproof

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Navigation
                        • Sailing

                        Comments about West Marine Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars:

                        the West Marine Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars the first time we used it was the spot and islands that we were approaching and we could not see with our naked eye, the clarity was amazing and the sharpness was outstanding. The most impressive part for me it was the size of the image that I was seeing and how i could keep it insight.

                        Service and delivery comments:

                        The service and delivery were amazing they got it in time for me to leave on my journey.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Great Binoculars!

                        By Slickrick

                        from Memphis, Tn.

                        Verified Buyer

                        Comments about West Marine Raiatea 7 x 50 Binoculars:

                        These are by far the best binoculars for the money I have ever seen. Bought them at the beach when I discovered something wrong with my 30 year old binocs. Couldn't be any happier.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal
                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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