Looking for the perfect gift for a mariner? We know it’s not easy!
Space in a sea bag is a precious commodity! So this season we have our tried and true from mariners for mariners gift recommendations for your holiday shopping list!
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Puget Sound Maritime Mariners Recommend:
- Mighty Mug
Simply put, it’s amazing! Hit it, bump it, let the boat roll around in a big swell… doesn’t matter IT DOESN’T FALL OVER! Go ahead set it on the chart table in some seas, your coffee will never hit the chart!
Find it on amazon here for $18.99
2. Zippo Handwarmer
Warm, long lasting, and reusable! The perfect solution to keep your loved one warm while they’re away! Small enough to fit in your glove or pocket, well made to last 12 hours over and over.
Find it on amazon here for $36.95
3. Grundens Deck Boss Waterproof Boots
There’s nothing quite as awful as having cold feet, except cold and WET feet! Grundens did their research! Their Deck Boss Boot Brilliantly has a rubber strap to secure your pant legs over the boot to prevent water getting in, great traction, AND they have an elevated foot bed, allowing what water does find it’s way in your boot stays in it’s own drainable bilge in the bottom of the boot, away from your cold toes!
Find it on amazon here for $99.99
4. Grundens Gage 55 Liter Shoreleave Waterproof Duffel
Speaking of small sea bags, this is one place to splurge! Packing everything you need in one bag for months can be a daunting task! Grundens Gage 55 Liter Shoreleave Waterproof Duffel has got it figured out! A completely waterproof bag, with backpack straps, welded seams, and expandable is a sure win!
Find it on amazon here for $84.95
5. Keep them entertained on long trips!
Help them combat the boredom even when the vessel is out of cell and internet reception. The Kindle Fire allows you to download movies, tv shows, music, books, and has millions of downloads available to those with Amazon Prime. And the great thing is it even works when there’s no service!
Find it on Amazon here for $49.99
Thinking of something that will last them a lifetime? How about the impressive Woodchart of say the San Juan Islands! The engraved topographic chart is laser engraved layers of Birch enclosed in shatterproof glass, that can be displayed and envied for years.
Find it on amazon here for $298.00
7. Knives – A mariner is never without!
But there’s always the fear if the knife is too nice, to leave it at home so you don’t drop it in the drink! BUT then there was the Innovative Stainless Steel Folding Rescue Knife. You guessed it, it floats!
Find it on amazon here for $19.78
8. Knife with Splicing Tool
Shopping for someone who does quite a bit of splicing? There’s a pocket knife for that!
Check out the Myerchin Generation 2 Captain Pro G-10 Knife!
Find it on Amazon here for $56.94
9. Eyson Inflatable Life Jacket
Sometimes the best gift is being safe – the Eyson Inflatable Life Jacket allows the wearer to be comfortable, and have a really great and trusted PFD without loosing range of motion to something bulky!
Find it on amazon here for $68.99
10. Pelican Stealthlite 2400 Flashlight
And with days getting shorter, sometimes something as good as a really good flashlight is all you need! Try the Pelican Stealthlite 2400 Flashlight! It’s bright (45 lumens!) waterproof, even submersible! And comes with a lifetime guarantee!
Find it on amazon here for $32.11
And of course, our favorite, give them the Gift of Membership to Puget Sound Maritime!
Captain level Membership comes with an annual subscription to the historical pnw maritime journal the SeaChest, invitations to dinner meetings where scholarly research is presented by skilled speakers and subject matter experts, passes to Seattle’s Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI) and a number of other great member only events!
For the holidays you can find membership at a deal at Groupon for new members!
Gift a membership here
From our family to yours, Happy Holidays!!