Great Wearable Gifts for Boaters

Watches, shoes and sunglasses are all featured in this 2018 holiday gift guide.

Choosing the right gift for boaters is hard. The experts at Boating make it easy. Check out these watches and jackets and shoes and more. There's sure to be a gift here for the boater in your life.

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Diamond Double Take Bag

Diamond Double Take Bag
This classic waxed canvas bag comes with interchangeable chilly bags that let you use it as a rugged soft cooler. It can hold a six-pack of your favorite beverage and has an adjustable strap. In addition to waxed canvas, you can also order it made with Sunbrella, Cordura or even upcycled tent fabric. It's a great holiday gift for boaters. $64 and upBoating Magazine

Fuse Lenses

Fuse Lenses
If the boater on your gift list has a favorite pair of sunglasses they can't use anymore because the lenses are too scratched, or even broken, think about gifting Fuse lenses. If Fuse doesn't already have the specific pair on file for cutting the new lenses, you can order a custom set and Fuse will email you a shipping label to send the frames in for the replacements. Lens quality varies from standard to polarized with a clear guard coating. Starting at $19Boating Magazine

Gill Regatta Master Watch

Gill Regatta Master Watch
The boater on your holiday shopping list will really enjoy receiving this sharp digital timepiece. It is water-resistant to 50 meters, with stainless-steel buttons to help it stay rugged in saltwater environments. It's a great way to keep time while spending time on the water. $179Boating Magazine

Gill Navigator Jacket

Gill Navigator Jacket
The latest offering from the venerable foul-weather gear company, this jacket features a layer of thermal insulation and two layers of waterproof material. It has waterproof seams, adjustable cuffs and a rollaway hood. Someone is going to love unwrapping this gift. $199Boating Magazine

Oceania Spars

Oceania Spars
These stylish shoes come in multiple colors while still getting a grip on a boat deck. They dry quickly and are made for nautical duty, and that makes them a marvelous gift for the boater on your holiday list. $59.95Boating Magazine

Venture Pagosa

Venture Pagosa
These Pagosa sunglasses from Venture Gear will make the boater on your list look good and see better. Sunglasses are more than fashion for boaters, they are an essential tool to see objects and creatures above and below the water. These have an anti-fog lens that is scratch-resistant and provides 99 percent UVA/B/C protection. A rubber nosepiece provides comfort. $15Boating Magazine

Soft Science SailFin

Soft Science SailFin
Looking for a fast-drying boat shoe suited to the active boater on your holiday gift list? Check out the Soft Science SailFin. Originally designed for sailing, this shoe features low-maintenance construction, sturdy support and a style all its own. For boaters who walk their own path, it's the Soft Science SailFin. $90Boating Magazine

Sperry Authentic Original

Sperry Authentic Original
Available for both men and women, Sperry's Authentic Original represents the iconic, twoeyelet boat-shoe style. Built for quick-drying comfort, performance on slippery decks, and ease of wear, they will make boaters' feet happy. New for 2018, they can be custom-monogrammed. They feature a patented razor-cut siped sole. Starting at $95Boating Magazine

Quatix 5 Sapphire Edition

Quatix 5 Sapphire Edition
If Garmin isn't the largest manufacturer of sports watches, it may be the smartest. The Quatix 5 Sapphire Edition can run two weeks, not 24 hours, on a charge and keep track of your steps, heart rate, length and quality of sleep, and more. If you want to use it in GPS mode on land or sea, recharge it every 24 hours. It will let you see text messages to your phone, notify you of emails, social network updates and more. It connects via Bluetooth to Fusion audio systems and via Wi-Fi to Garmin navigation displays. When so connected, it can control the autopilot, monitor position or depth, or monitor networked engine functions. Customize the face with free apps from Garmin Connect. $799 for the stainless-steel bracelet Sapphire Edition; $549 for the Sport Edition with the blue vinyl braceletBoating Magazine

Costa Lightweight Metal Frame Skimmer

Costa Lightweight Metal Frame Skimmer
Give the gift of eye protection with these super-stylish and functional new metal framed sunglasses from Costa.Super-light titanium frames also feature castor seed Bio-Resin and Hydrolite temple tips. Variety of colors and styles. $219-$239Courtesy Costa