Holiday Gift Guide

Use our holiday gift guide to find a great gift for your favorite boater.

Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Stolas Spinnaker Harbormaster Watch
This is a serious timepiece made for the nautically inclined, with a 316L stainless-steel body, a lumed rotating bezel and a diving depth of 200 feet. $579; stolaswatch.com More Gifts: We've got a large collection of the top boating gifts! Check out more of our gift guides, here.
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

ACR ResQLink 406 GPS
This personal locator beacon the size of a cell phone lets you carry your rescue information in a pocket. Works like an EPIRB, only it's registered to you, not your boat. $279.99; acrelectronics.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Ballistic iPhone 4/4S Lifestyle Case
This slim case provides rugged protection for an iPhone on board. It features interchangeable "ballistic" corners to absorb all the shock should you drop it on deck. $29.99; goballisticcase.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Jeppesen Marine Plan2Nav App
Use this iPad or iPhone app to plan your next long-distance cruise. Shows marinas, routes and tracks from recent trips. Free (pay for map upgrades); jeppesen.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Sea Tow Membership
Give your family boater some security when he takes to the water, knowing that he'll always have someone to call to help out or give a tow. Starts at $169; seatow.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Folding Boat Cart
With this easily stowable folding cart, you'll be able to haul ice or goodies down the dock no matter what port you call home next weekend. $29.99; westmarine.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

E-Searider Boating Beanbags
Don't have enough seats on your boat? These beanbags feature marine-grade vinyl and will be the most comfortable places to sit offshore. They come in four styles and can be customized to match your boat. Start at $79.95; e-searider.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Atlantico Rum
Perfect, neat or in "grog," this handcrafted Dominican Republic rum comes in a 750-milliliter bottle reminiscent of classic cigar labels. $35.95; crownwineandspirits.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Nautical Cookie Cutters
Stuff your captain's stocking with cookies shaped like fish, shells, sharks, lighthouses and more. $3.99; annclark.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

AstraPouch Wines
Unbreakable and quickly chilled, these fine wines come in AstraPouch packs and are perfect for keeping aboard. They are even emblazoned with a nautical theme for a nice decor touch. Each pouch is equivalent to two 750-milliliter bottles. Choose Sonoma Coast chardonnay or Dry Creek Valley merlot. $16.99; www.vintnerssignatures.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Suitcase Dish Rack
Now, here's an idea whose time has come! A folding dish rack designed for the smaller spaces of most boat's galleys. $17.99; westmarine.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Navigation 12-piece Melamine Dinnerware
Sporting nautical charts and plates rimmed with the points of the compass, this dinnerware will be a hit ashore or afloat. Unbreakable too. $49.99; westmarine.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Accon 401 Drink Holders
Available as either a single or a double, these drink holders snap in and out, as needed, to keep a beverage secure while under way. Starting at $58.79 (aluminum) and $93.99 (stainless); acconmarine.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Cobra Marine Bluetooth Handset
Wirelessly stream tunes from a smartphone or MP3 player to any stereo with an "Aux" input with Cobra Marine's MR F300 BT. $99.99; cobra.com/marine
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Aqualuma Gen II Trim Tab Light
Create a posh mood by illuminating the water beneath your boat with these easily installed LED underwater lights. Choose blue, green or white. $353.91; aqualuma.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Prospec Milennia Mil-PRV15 Stereo
This 40-watt stereo fits in a gauge hole or drink holder, allowing boaters with even the smallest of helms to enjoy big sound. $99.95; prospecelectronics.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Galleyware Anchorware
Show you're a boater to all you meet with any of these great cups, plates and mugs. Starting at $5; westmarine.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Fake Gift Boxes
Fake out your favorite boater by packaging any gift in one of these gag boxes emblazoned with ridiculous fictional products. $8; prankpack.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Air Swimmers
These radio-controlled, 57-inch-long balloons swim through the air of your home or office. Choose shark or clownfish. $42; airswimmers.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Callet
Whether you're an iPhone "fanboy," or use a Blackberry, the Callet protects a smartphone aboard and ashore. Slit pockets for credit cards and cash save space. Choose pink, blue, black or white. $19.99; thecallet.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Spade Anchor
The unique cutting surface and concave fluke sections allow this anchor to dig in rather than plow. Available in high-tensile-galvanized steel, stainless-steel and aluminum models. Ten sizes to suit most boats. $279 to $5,202; spadeanchorusa.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Thetford DFE Products
Containing no inorganic phosphates, hazardous solvents or harmful surfactants, this line of marine boat care products does a great job and helps keep our waters pure. $8 to $32.60; thetford.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Shakespeare 5910 Emergency Stowable Antenna
Complete with PL-259 connector and 20 feet of cable, this antenna comes in a bright yellow tube that hangs up, so it's easy to find, easy to mount and always at the ready. $95.95; shakespeare-marine.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Shurhold Dual-Action Polisher
Get your boat gleaming in less time, with less effort and with less wax by using this dual-action polisher. Its oscillating head helps prevent burns and swirl marks. $149.98; shurhold.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Upcountry Outdoor Dog Futons
These weather-resistant dog beds let your cruising canine recline on many nautical styles, including seashells, seaside and coral reef patterns. Available in four sizes. $54 to $90; upcountryinc.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Inflatable Standup Paddle Board
This inflatable standup paddle board (SUP) stows in small spaces, yet provides big-time fun. It just may be the world's most compact dinghy! $1,199; tridentsports.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Old Harbor Outfitters Hydro Performance Shirt Raglan
Two-tone color for a fast-drying, moisture-wicking fishing shirt. With a UV protection factor of 50, it safeguards your skin from the sun. $39.95; oldharboroutfitters.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Sebile D&S Crank
The D stands for "deep" and the S for "snagless," pretty self-explanatory. A lure sure to avoid hangups and find fish. $14.50; sebileusa.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Aqua-Vu Micro AV
So cool: a full-color underwater fish-finding camera that fits in a pocket. It features a 50-foot cable, a 3.5-inch LCD screen and a rechargeable battery. $299; aquavu.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Shimano Terez Rail Rod
Designed to bring big tuna to submission on long-range tuna boats, with 7-foot-4-inch clearance to work the cockpit and custom grips for stand-up rail fishing. Starts at $369.99; shimano.com
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Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

Salt Water Sportsman
The venerable 72-year-old magazine, the largest saltwater fishing pub on the planet (and a sister publication to Boating), makes a great gift for anyone looking to stay on top of their salty game. $18 for one year; saltwatersportsman.com
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