From inflatable SUPs to gadgets and jewellery, we have plenty of gift ideas for boaters this Christmas
Take a look at our Christmas gift guide for ideas for all the boaters in your life. From boating toys to gadgets and jewellery, there’s something for everyone this festive season.
Red Paddle Co Paddle Ride 10’6”
Space comes at a premium on boats, making this 120mm/4.7” thick inflatable SUP ideal to store on small vessels. It’s designed to float and glide easily on flat water, it’s easy to carry and will provide hours of fun for the entire family. Red Paddle Co Paddle Ride 10’6″, £749.
The Insta360 Nano video camera shoots and live-streams perfect HD 360-degree stills and video directly from your iPhone. The compact, sleek camera simply clips onto an iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 6, 6 Plus, 6s or 6s Plus. You can then share your images and videos instantly with your social media followers on Twitter and Facebook. The Insta360 Nano is priced at £199.
Personalised Brass Traveller Compass
An elegant and timeless present for navigators. This beautiful compass comes in a mahogany box with monogrammed brass plate, for a very special and classy gift. The Personalised Brass Traveller Compass is priced at £37.99.
Don’t be fooled by how compact this rucksack look, its main compartment alone holds up to 26 litres! Designed to fit Mac laptops of any size and up to 16.4″ PCs this rucksack has plenty of room and pockets to fit anything a sailor needs. It comes in waterproof nylon, ideal to take on a boat, or in canvas. Every Booq Daypack comes with a Terralinq serial number, designed to help locate a lost bag. Booq Daypack, £75.
Jacey Withers Stingray Bracelet
The perfect gift for jewellery and marine life lovers. Made in sterling silver with 18ct gold and platinum based ruthenium plate, this gorgeous bracelet by Jacey Withers will make your loved one very happy this Christmas. Stingray Bracelet by Jacey Withers is priced at £410.
This handy device secures your boat in seconds, without the need of tying a knot. A useful stocking filler for the practical boater and for those who haven’t quite gotten to grips with knots! What Knot is priced at £15 for a packet of two.
Get your beloved boater a subscription to their favourite magazine. Are they petrol-heads? Then MBY is just right up their street. If sailing is their favourite thing, you’ll get brownie points for getting them a subscription to Yachting World. For the hands-on type, look no further than Practical Boat Owner. If they love cruising, Yachting Monthly is the one. For those who love design and dream of owning a big boat one day, a subscription to Superyacht World will make the perfect Christmas present.
Bentley Explorer Solar Powered Camping Phone Charger and Speakers
This 5.5V solar-powered phone charger and speaker is ideal for boaters and adventurers who don’t always have access to electricity. It charges phones without the need for electric sockets or plugs and it’s suitable for all 5V phones and MP3 equipment with built-in rechargeable lithium battery. The stereo speakers provide amplified sound to any device with corresponding jack. There is also an inner storage compartment for storing phones and MP3 players. Bentley Explorer Solar Power Camping Phone Charger and Speakers , £15.99.
Kobo Aura One
Kobo Aura ONE has blue-light reducing front-lit display that allows for night-time reading without any impact on sleep. This new eReader’s battery lasts for over a month, it boasts a 7.8” screen size that fits more words to a page, and has an interface offering customised book recommendations to suit readers. The Kobo Aura ONE has HZO Protection™, making it waterproof for up to 60 minutes in up to 2 metres of water. Perfect to take onboard! Kobo stores up to 6,000 ebooks, or 8GB. £189.99.
The practical (and clean!) boater will love to receive the Gtech Multi. This nifty handheld cordless vacuum cleaner comes with plenty of attachments to get into all nooks and crannies. It works on an array of surfaces and can be used on textiles too. It charges in four hours and the battery lasts long, meaning that you won’t have to use the precious power supply of your boat, thus avoiding wasting any electricity. Its compact designs makes it easy to store. £149.
Nixon Mission Cronograph Watch
Created with active people in mind the Nixon Mission Cronograph Watch is built on the latest technology from Google’s Android Wear™ smartwatch platform and the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Wear 2100 system-on-chip (SoC). The Mission features a number of custom action sports apps, and is water-resistance up to 100 metres. It comes preloaded with the Nixon exclusive Mission and Trace apps, and it’s powered in partnership by Surfline and Snocountry, to keep surfers and riders updated in real-time on surf and snow conditions worldwide. The Nixon Trace app pairs with Trace and allows users to track their sessions and easily view their stats and session details during activity. Nixon Mission comes in three colours and is priced at £339.
Bulldog Skincare Kit for Men
This slimline wash bag contains all that’s needed for optimal skincare: Original Face Wash, Original Face Scrub and Original Moisturiser, making it ideal to take on a boat and keep the skin healthy and protected from the elements. Bulldog Skincare Kit for Men, £15.
Polk Boom Swimmer Duo
Polk Boom Swimmer Duo Bluetooth Speaker is shockproof and waterproof and it can be immersed in up to 3 feet of water for 30 minutes. It’s ideal for boating and watersports and can be attached to virtually any objects, including SUPs. A great way to soundtrack adventures on water! It comes in a variety of colours and it’s priced at £49.99.
This limited edition black ceramic bottle of Kraken will make the perfect Christmas present for the rum lover this year. A beautiful design and a delicious drink that we’d love to find under our tree. Kraken Rum Limited Edition Ceramic Bottle, £30.99.
Musto Evolution Washbag
Perfect for travelling and sailing, this practical washbag from Musto is waterproof and has lots of internal pockets to store makeup and skincare. It’s also lockable for extra security. Musto Evolution Washbag, £29.99.
Cash to splash? Why not get your beloved sailor a nice little (or big!) boat? There are plenty to choose from on YBW. Click here to have a look.
HotSpring World Spa Butler
It might be frosty outside but that doesn’t mean we can’t dream of the summer. This high quality floating drinks tray is perfect for keeping the drinks cold in time for some apres sail after a day out on the water. HotSpring World Spa Butler, £115.
Skulpt Chisel Muscle Scanner Performance System
The handy gift for the competitive sailor, Skulpt Chisel Muscle Scanner Performance System tracks fitness levels by measuring the muscle quality and performance in twenty-four individual muscles across the body.
This small, hand-held device connects to the user’s mobile phone via the Skulpt app, which then acts like a personal trainer, giving personalised exercise and dietary recommendations. Users can track their workout and fitness and check their progress. Skulpt Chisel Muscle Scanner Performance System, £89.99.
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