Are you in the market for an outdoorsy friend who loves spending time on their boat and relaxing on the water?
This list of 25 gifts for boat owners is sure to have something to catch your eye. With everything from apparel to boating equipment, the only challenge you’ll have after reading this list is deciding which gifts to buy first.
Personalized Boat Captain Premium Hoodie
This personalized boat captain hoodie is the perfect apparel for a boat owner. The designer makes this sweatshirt with a premium 90%/10% cotton/poly blend and low-pill, high-density fabric.
It features a nautical rope graphic and personalized text for the boat captain in your life. The image gets applied with eco-friendly ink through a direct-to-garment process. Cutting-edge heat treatment ensures the graphic looks good and offers lasting durability.
Babe’s Boat Care Kit for New Boat Owners
Boat owners will appreciate this boat care kit from Babe’s Boat Care that will help keep their watercraft looking brand new. This kit features all the essential cleaning solutions for maintaining a boat, including Babe’s Seat Soap, Babe’s Boat Bright, Babe’s Spot Solver, and Babe’s Seat Saver. This kit also comes with a handy towel for quick and easy cleaning.
Mustang Survival UnderDog Foam Flotation Vest
What’s better than a day of boating with our furry friends? With the UnderDog life jacket from Mustang Survival, boat owners can rest easy knowing their pup is safe in the event they fall overboard.
The cape-style construction includes four adjustment points, so the life jacket can be sized to fit almost any size dog. Mustang Survival built this vest with U.S Coast Guard-approved materials.
Custom Oyster Shell With Port, Island, or NOAA Display
If you know someone who needs a beautiful decoration for their boat or nautical-themed home, this custom Oyster Shell Display piece is a fantastic fit.
The inside of the oyster shell displays a port, island, or NOAA chart image of your choice for a sweet, personalized touch that makes this item unique. The edges of the shell feature gilded gold paint and the back of the item features the beautiful natural state of the oyster shell.
Nautical Captain’s Hat
This customizable hat is a fun twist on the classic nautical captain’s hat. Celebrate your favorite skipper with this handmade white hat that features a chosen title such as Captain, Capt., or Skipper and offers space to include a person’s name.
The hat consists of commercial-grade vinyl. It’s also sealed in a commercial-grade heat press to make it durable.
Docktail Bar Boat Table Caddy With Rod Holder Mount
The Docktail Bar Boat Table Caddy is perfect for boat owners who enjoy entertaining. It features multiple slots that fit 2-1.75L bottles, 2-2L bottles, 3-12oz bottles, and three places for bowls of snacks. It also features a removable cutting board insert for prepping all your tastiest treats. This table caddy can be mounted on a rod holder and positioned at any angle.
The Boat Galley Boat Documents Organizer
The skipper will never have to worry about being organized after you gift them this Boat Galley boat documents organizer. This large 11″ x 13″ organizer can hold up to 400 A4 pages. It offers five expandable folders for easy segmentation. Better yet, the water-resistant construction ensures all your important documents stay dry and safe aboard your vessel.
Nautical Star and Compass Metal Wall Art
The nautical star and compass art is a gorgeous piece of metal home decor. This item is an excellent gift for a boat or housewarming party. Choose a size between 10″ and 72″ and select from among 18 beautiful finishes. The finishes (except for Rust) are sealed with an industrial powder coating to make them UV and weather-resistant.
The artisan who makes these pieces is a USMC veteran and handmakes every item in a family-owned, 200-year-old steel mill.
Airhead Big Mable 1-2 Rider Towable Tube for Boating
The Airhead Big Mable towable tube for up to two riders is a beautiful gift choice for active on-the-water enthusiasts. EVA padding makes the ride smooth and comfortable. Double-stitched nylon also adds to the comfort level and adds to its durability.
Dual tow points give you multiple towing options while the secure design minimizes air leaks. And if you need to inflate, the patented speed safety valve makes it quick and easy.
Extreme Max BoatTector Boat Pack
The all-in-one Extreme Max BoatTector boat pack provides everything a new boat owner needs to keep their vessel and themselves safe from the water.
This kit includes four Type II lifejackets, a throwable boat cushion, a 52-piece first aid kit, four 6.5″ x 23″ inflatable boat fenders and four 3/8″ x 5′ fender lines, four 3/8″ x 15′ premium double braid nylon dock lines, one 3/8″ x 50′ solid braid MFP anchor line, and two 4′ bungee dock lines.
Columbia PFG Bahama Vent Shoe
Columbia designed the PFG Bahama Vent Shoe to offer all-day comfort and a secure grip while boating and fishing. These shoes feature a Blood ‘n Guts water and stain-resistant treatment that is perfect for fishing. And the Omni-Grip non-marking wet grip outsole with razor siping ensures you aren’t slipping while reeling in a big catch.
BoatScapes 12×18″ Custom Boat Portrait
Do the boat owners in your life miss their watercraft when they’re not at the dock? In that case, get them a custom boat portrait to hang at home. The artist who does these portraits has painted hundreds of boats and is a boat owner himself.
This 12″ x 18″ watercolor painting is handmade on 140-lb 100% cotton watercolor paper. You can submit a photo, write custom text, request additional background details, and more.
Working Telescope With Engraving and Box
This engraved telescope is a terrific conversation piece for old-school navigators; even better, it’s fully functional. It features beautiful brass material with an antique finish. The telescope is 14″ long, and the artisan will engrave up to three sides.
You can also pick your packaging, including the telescope, a leather case, a wooden box, or an engraved wooden box with a personalized message.
The Boat Gadget 10-in-1 Boat Tool
Boat Gadget’s 10-in-1 boat tool lets you keep a whole toolbox worth of functions in your pocket. The tools include a bottle opener, corkscrew, drain plug wrench, survival whistle, boat gas cap key, flip-top gas cap, flat-top drain plug tool, canvas snap opener, fish line cutter, and T-bar plug crank. This tool is made of plastic to prevent rusting and reduce weight for easy handling.
ThisWear Anchor Coolie 2 Pack
This anchor coolie 2-pack from ThisWear will ensure canned and bottled drinks remain cool while keeping the drinker’s hands dry. The coolies feature a sublimated anchor graphic that is perfect for boating enthusiasts. These coolies will hold 12 oz cans or 12-16 oz and fold flat when you’re not using them. ThisWear makes these coolies with 1/8″ thick PU foam that keeps drinks icy cold.
Boat Trix Mesh Boat Trash Bag
This Boat Trix trash bag is an intelligently designed mesh bag that can be hung from a railing and holds up to 20 empty cans. It’s made of 100% nylon and features a funnel-like mouth with a 4″ inner diameter. This bag measures about 9-3/4″ wide x 27-1/2″ deep and is easy to pack away when not in use.
Nautical Whiskey Decanter
Help your favorite sailor decorate their nautical-themed bar with this superb Nautical whiskey decanter. This globe-style whiskey decanter is handmade with wood and glass and features a glass sailboat inside the container. To add a special touch to this gift, you can add an engraved stainless steel plate on the wood base. The decanter will hold up to 1000mL of liquid.
Better Boat Boat Erasers
Keeping a boat clean doesn’t have to be challenging, thanks to these Better Boat Boat Erasers. These scuff erasers are available in 3, 6, or 19 packs. They are the perfect option for removing scuffs, dirt, or stubborn stains. They work on vinyl, wood, glass, plastic, or fiberglass. These erasers don’t rely on bleach or other harsh chemicals to ensure the boat maintains its like-new appearance.
SquidCup Non-Tip Tumbler With Lid and Base
This non-tip magnetic tumbler from SquidCup has a strong base that ensures your drink stays where you want it. The silicone rubber base features 20 micro suction cups that are incredibly strong but also simple to adjust. The bottle is made of premium materials and features double-walled insulation to keep drinks hot (or cold) for long hours.
Personalized Floating Keychain
Pick up a personalized floating keychain for a brand new boat owner and give them the peace of mind that comes with never losing their boat keys in the water. There are six bright color options for the keychain itself, and you can choose from over 20 text color options. Multiple font choices are available, and you can request proof from the crafter if you want a preview.
Predator Hi-Performance Dock Lines Bag Set
This handy dock lines bag set from Predator features four strong nylon ropes and a storage bag. Each rope is 20′ long and 0.5″ in diameter. They also have a 12″ eyelet on one end for quick, straightforward docking. These dock lines are made with 24 strands of nylon each and are oil, sun, mold, and rot-resistant.
This high-performance line set is a beautiful gift for a new boat owner, but it also comes with a 100% money-back guarantee if you or your captain aren’t satisfied.
Antique Brass Sextant With Wooden Box
Maritime history buffs will be obsessed with this brass sextant decoration. Better yet, this sextant is fully functional with moving parts, so boat owners can enjoy using it for navigational purposes if they want to.
The sextant is handmade with brass and finished in a very handsome antique style. The sextant comes with a rugged wooden box with brass inlays. This item is a great gift and a perfect statement piece to sit on a desk or shelf.
Hooway Waterproof Marine Binoculars
Hooway offers the perfect piece of boating equipment in the form of these waterproof marine binoculars. In addition to being classic binoculars, this high-tech equipment also features an internal rangefinder and illuminated compass.
These binoculars are waterproof, fog proof, and even float in the water, so boat owners don’t need to worry about using them in any of the elements.
YETI Tundra 350 Hard Cooler
YETI is legendary for its coolers, and the Tundra 350 hard cooler is the perfect option for the boat owner or big catch fishermen on your shopping list. The Tundra 350 measures 63.5 “W x 24.5 “D x 23.2 “H. It’s perfect for storing large, deep-water catches or holding up to 549 cans.
It has ANCHORPOINT tie-down slots to secure it to the boat and non-slip feet to stop it from sliding around.
HGGE Women’s Ponytail Sun Hat
The ponytail sun hat from HGGE is the perfect option for women who want to put their hair back while still being able to keep their face shaded from the sun. The slot in the back makes it easy and comfortable to slip your ponytail through. This hat is made with 100% polyester and uses a one-size-fits-all design.
A moisture-wicking sweatband keeps the wearer dry while the ventilation on the sides reduces the odds of overheating. The UPF 50 sun protection keeps the wearer even safer. For a comfortable fit, there is a quick adjust chin strap and buttons on the side to style the wide brim in whatever way you want to.
Whether for a birthday or a holiday, these gifts are perfect for the boat owner in your life. Use the links in this list to quickly read more about each of these fantastic products for boat owners. No matter which one you choose, the boat owner in your life will surely be happy with their new gift.
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