Seven essential boating gifts

If you’re looking for a boat related gift for someone then why not get them an essential item. These seven essential boating gifts never go out of fashion, are always useful and might just get them out of a tight spot.


1 Helly Hansen Rider Vest Buoyancy Aid

This is one of the top rated life jackets on Amazon and for good reason. It’s comfortable to wear, lightweight and EN ISO 12402 certified. At the time of writing there are 153 5-star reviews on amazon and only 3 1-star. To order the right size please check your weight.


2. Waveline 150N Adult Automatic Lifejacket in Red

For a light Lifejacket which automatically inflates this is a great choice. It is certified to CE Standard EN396 & EN1095 and is supplied with a gas canister.


3. 3 X Floating Foam Keyrings

For an absolute, you cannot get on a boat without one of these, accessory you could do worse than these keyrings. They’re cheap, colourful and might just save your weekend.


4. RopeServices UK 50 Mts X 12 Mm Nylon Rope / Boat – Yacht

Ok maybe this wouldn’t be your first thought when it comes to getting a boating essential but think about it. How many boats need ropes? All of them right? and virtually all boats need more rope than they actually have. So stock up and get out on the water.


5. Proster Anemometer Digital LCD Wind Speed Meter Gauge Air Flow Velocity Measurement Thermometer with Backlight for Windsurfing Kite Flying Sailing Surfing Fishing Etc

This anemometer will let you measure the windspeed and temperature. It will let you know the Wind Chill and the Air Velocity and it’s superbly priced.


6. D.A.D. Wilmington. Bonded mens heavyweight sailing hoodie. Single jersey shell and soft fleece lining. S-3XL

If you’re looking for a thick comfortable sailing hoodie then look no further. It’s warm, good quality and pretty stylish.


7. Marine See-Me Light LED 1.0

This torch is just what you need if you’re out on the boat at night. It’s visible from over three miles away, it’s impact resistant and of course waterproof. The bulb is guaranteed to be unbreakable and the batteries last for 17 hours.