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Holiday Gift Guide for Boaters

Featuring Nautical Gifts For Everyone On Your List

Published: Monday, November 20, 2017

As you shop for the boater in your life, whether for the holidays, a birthday, or other special occasion, here are some gift ideas that any water enthusiast would love to receive:


Mantus Backpack 

• 100% Waterproof Main Compartment
• 50 Liters of Storage
• High Quality Waterproof TPU Material
• 1 Way Purge Valve for inflation
• Large drain hole for drying wet gear
• Perfect Size Carry-On Bag (is perfect for storing dive gear)
• Bungee straps
• Padded back support
• Roll-up closure
• Ergonomic padded shoulder straps
• Chest straps
• Durable rubber top handle


Reliefband® Wearable Anti-Nausea Wristband

The Reliefband® uses accurately programmed pulses with highly specific waveform, frequency, and intensity to stimulate the median nerve on the underside of the wrist. The Reliefband® taps into the body’s natural neural pathways to block the waves of nausea produced by the stomach.



WaterLine by Design

Inspired by a professional mariner while at sea, this handcrafted, nautically-themed collection features minimalist-style marine rope bracelets. Available in a variety of styles, colors, and sizes, the bracelets are comfortable, designed to last a lifetime, and make a nautical statement.


Boulder Watertight Case

Keep your valuables safe & protected. Made with high impact ABS plastic making it durable & long-lasting. Reliable stainless steel hinge & latch pins are corrosion-resistant. Contoured foam and lanyard are standard. A water-tight seal keeps the case and your valuables protected up to 80 feet (24 meters) underwater.
$23.99 or call 800-639-2715


Canvas Water Bucket

3 gallon cotton canvas water bucket carries all types of liquids as well as hardware and tools. It even collapses for easy storage and travel. 10" Deep x 10" Diameter, with a natural color.
Reg. $13.99  SALE $10.99 or call 800-639-2715


“Chasing the Cup: My America’s Cup Journey”

A no-holds-barred autobiography about sailing legend & two-time America’s Cup champion skipper Jimmy Spithill. From a childhood surgeon’s diagnosis that he would never be any good at sports, to launching the mother of all comebacks, Spithill pulls no punches. With sharp analysis as well as humility, he’s also candid about losing the 2017 America’s Cup against New Zealand.
Retail: $25.00, Amazon $18.63-$21.60, Kindle $1.99


Henri Lloyd Pro-Grip Glove

Available in both long & short fingered, they are constructed from tough yet flexible fabrics & components including Kevlar® thread. Resistance to water absorption and superior grip is provided via MAXGRIP technology — a sticky synthetic rubber — delivering higher levels of grip and articulation whilst also offering protection against rope burn and water intrusion.


Henri Lloyd Neoprene Winter Glove

The combination of the thermal & water resistant properties of Neoprene with the added benefit of the MAXGRIP technology on the palms and fingers makes them the ideal choice for winter sailing. The gloves also feature a double cuff system for integration into a waterproof top or wetsuit.


“The Boat Galley Cookbook”

The one comprehensive galley reference needed aboard every cruising boat. 800+ everyday recipes made from obtainable ingredients with hand utensils, together with in-depth instructions for unfamiliar cooking techniques, food storage, and substitution information.
Amazon (USA) $21-25.00
Amazon (CDN) $29-40.00



Mustang Regulate 175 Base Layers

Fusion Merino outperforms pure wool in regulating temperature when active and beats pure synthetics or cotton in heat retention when wet. Fused with merino wool, quick-drying synthetics wick moisture away from skin and regulate temperature during heavy activity, and provide superior thermal protection even when soaked or resting.
$75.00 Each



Mustang Elite 28 Inflatable PFD

It's time to push the limits of performance without compromise. Built on a revolutionary 3D chassis, the Elite™ Inflatable PFD stays put at high speeds, lets you move the way you want and NEED to, and provides automatic inflation powered by Hydrostatic Inflator Technology.


“Crystal Bay”

A pack of twelve strong sharks end up in the waters of Lake Erie. At over a thousand pounds each, the warmer waters of spring and the arrival of humans on the water create a new food source and a thrilling adventure. The Lake has a new predator… dip your toes in, if you dare!
Amazon $13.00 (or enter to win a copy!)


Not For Navigation Customizable Items

USA made items with nautical charts and maps of your specified location. Totes, shower curtains, pillows, cutting boards and more! Pillows available in 14" and 18"; shop additional custom items on the website.
14” Pillow $85.00; 18” Pillow $100.00


Coastal Find Bracelets

Nylon sail line bracelets, USA made. Available in in 5 colors, 4 different clasps, and in 4 sizes.
$19.95 - Use promo code: GLS2017holidayguide, 843-830-6888

tags: Accessories, Books & Charts, Clothing & Shoes, Furniture, Safety


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