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FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.

By Land and By Sea: Give Your Work and Leisure Activities a Boost, Wherever You Roam

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Sep 13, 2023

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September 2023

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Steiner Navigator Pro 7X50C

Steiner is a big name in binoculars, and the Navigator Pro brings the company’s reputation for military-grade equipment to a wider audience. The 7x magnification, standard for marine binoculars, offers a stable image even in rough seas, while the Makrolon housing proves lightweight and durable. Also featured: a fog-proof system to aid performance in any conditions, attached lens caps to prevent loss, and a short and compact design that allows single-handed use. $699.99.


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Deeper Sonar Pro+ 2

Make your next fishing trip more fun by using this fish finder to help locate your catch. The three beam frequencies mean you can scan wide areas before homing in on specific species, and then create maps of your favorite bodies of water on the Fish Deeper app. The PRO+ 2 can scan down to 330 feet and can cast out to 330 feet as it generates its own WiFi signal to connect to your smart device. It also boasts a battery life of up to nine hours. $299.99.

Garmin Inreach Mini 2

This compact satellite communicator helps you stay in touch even where there is no cellphone coverage. The device uses the Iridium global satellite network to exchange text messages, post to socials or communicate with other inReach devices. You’ll need a subscription, with annual and flexible monthly plans available, but it’s a great device for peace of mind. It measures only 4 inches by 2 inches and weighs just 3.5 ounces, with a battery that lasts up to 14 days. There’s TracBack routing to help you find your way back if you get lost, and in an emergency you can send an interactive SOS alert to the 24/7 Garmin Response emergency coordination center. $399.99.


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Jackery Solarsaga 100w Solar Panel 

Power your devices on the move with this 100W solar charger, boasting two USB ports for direct charging. Its IP65 waterproof rating makes it perfect for boating, and the fact it folds down flat and weighs just 10.33 pounds makes it easier to transport and store. Adjustable kickstands offer easy positioning, and a solar conversion efficiency of 24.3 percent generates a strong charging performance even in cloudy conditions. $299.


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