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10 Best Gifts For Boater 2019

Top 10 Gifts For Boaters 2019

Wish you could find the best gift for the boater in your life? Well now you can because we’ve hand-tested some excellent options for you. Welcome to the 2019 list of Ten Best Gifts for Boaters.

The following boating products have been tried, tested and reviewed by Boatmodo. Our team of reviewers have picked only their favorite boating and sailing gifts. When your boater opens any of these gifts you can be sure they will find them useful and enjoyable. Check out the best gifts for boaters, sailors and water lovers…

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1. The Yeti Rambler Mug

The Yeti Rambler Mug has become our go-to mug. Out on the boat, in any weather, it keeps our coffee hot for about half an hour. The handle is bigger than normal – which is good if you’re wearing gloves or have wet hands. The larger size makes it perfect for soups, stews or the end of the day drink (add your icy cocktail and it stays that way.) Super rugged, a great gift for a boater that will last a lifetime. Find it at Amazon…

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2. JBL Flip 4 Speaker

For the money, the JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth Speaker is as good as it gets for the boater. The sound quality is great, bass is good, charge lasts a long time, bluetooth pairing is easy (unlike some others), plus it’s Ipx7 waterproof and rugged. We liked it so much we just picked up a spare and the stereo function works really well. It also features a built-in noise and echo cancelling speakerphone for crystal clear phone calls. Around the boat, these little speakers can take a beating – we store ours in the boat’s cup holder and have dropped it many times with no issues. Available in multiple colors, but we chose white to reduce heat from the sun and to match our boat. If you’re on the fence, try one, you won’t regret it. It’s a great value with many uses… yard, camp, workshop, kayak, pool. Find it at Amazon…

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3. Jame Folsom Pocket Knife

The James Folsom Bone + Black is a knife that you will have and use for a lifetime. Featuring G10 scales and a steel liner-lock. The Carpenter CTS-BD1 stainless steel blade holds an edge, resists corrosion and as is easy to care for. With an ambidextrous blade opening slot and reversible clip, tip-up carry, and serious gripping power, this is a blade you’ll be proud to keep on your boat. Find it at Amazon…

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4. Summit Insulated Wine Glasses

Summit Insulated Wine Glasses keep your wine cold out on the boat – or anywhere. Unbreakable stemless 18/8 stainless steel, stylish, colorful with awesome leakproof lids included. Surprise, these are actually light weight, not bulky, and the BPA-free lids are comfortable for sipping and they keep bugs and bees out too. Hint: we prefer the larger 12 ounce size. Sold in packs of two. A great gift for the boater in your life (but you’ll want to keep them for yourself.) Find it at Amazon…

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5. The Roxant Grip Scope

The Roxant 6×30 Grip Scope “wide view” monocular is both a practical and fun tool out on the water. In the first 2 minutes of use, we spotted 2 dolphins from roughly 2000 feet away. It is weather resistant (not waterproof), has a grippy coating and feels slightly weighty in the hand. Fully multi-coated glass lens with BAK4 green film prism for clear, crisp viewing. Wearers of glasses or sunglasses will appreciate the retractable eyepiece. We love the crisp, wide field of view and ease of use. Find it at Amazon…

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6. The Atlas of Remote Islands Book

The book Atlas of Remote Islands is visually stunning and an adventurous discovery of information and history. Open it and uncover the mystery of fifty islands that are both remote and unique – chances are you won’t find these islands in a brochure or as a vacation spot. The author uses historic events and scientific reports to highlight the wonders of each island, locations span from Arctic, Atlantic, Indian, Pacific, and Antarctic Oceans. 144 pages, full color maps, bound in black cloth and sea-blue card. “An utterly exquisite object” -The Guardian “…absolutely magical.” – Conde Nast Traveler “If you ever wonder what kind of place ‘real’ books will have in an increasingly electronic world, the Atlas of Remote Islands is the perfect example of the power wielded by a physical artifact. This book is a rare gem. It’s like your favourite children’s fantasy book come to life… it’s a little like Lost, and it is like traveling to the moon.”  -Writer’s Pet blog Find it at Amazon…

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7. The Yeti Hopper Two 20 Cooler

The Yeti Hopper Two 20 Cooler is amazing and super tough. We have found it can keeps things cold for days. The leakproof HydroLok Zipper technology was taken from survival suits, so you know it’s tough. Holds 20 lbs. of ice or 18 cans of your favorite beer. Liner is resistant to mildew for easy cleanup and storage. When it’s hot and you want to keep a cold one icy cold, Yeti is your best choice. Expensive yes, but well worth the money. “We really love this thing.” -Editor, Yeti Hopper 30 quart available in field tan or fog grey. Find it at Amazon…

bottle opener for boaters

8. The Hammerhead Wine Opener

The Umbra Hammerhead Bottle & Wine Opener is both art and functional utility in one. The handsome chrome opener looks like a sculpture on the counter but also serves two purposes – the removable head is a classic corkscrew wine opener and the mouth opens pop-top bottles! This makes a great gift for the boater, sailor or ocean lover in your life. Find it at Amazon…

Best Gift for Boater 2019

9. SOG Key Chain Knife (updated for 2019)

The updated version of SOG’s Keychain Knife is our new favorite keychain. This version is better in so many ways… it’s 100% stainless, it has a beer opener (and it works well), a locking blade with easy-open cutout, a keyring that hinges, plus the handle is now a handsome mat finish. This is perhaps the perfect stocking stuffer since it’s 3 practical gifts in one… a bottle opener, a keyring, and a compact 2” blade so you’re always prepared for opening boxes, cutting fishing line or any task that may come up. SOG calls this tool The Keytron. Designed in USA. SOG products have won favor among law enforcement, military and industrial customers that rely on their tools to perform flawlessly in the toughest, most adverse conditions. Perfect gift for the boater or sailor. Recommended. Find it at Amazon…


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10. GoPro Hero 7 Bundle

The GoPro Hero 7 Bundle is everything you need to start recording your boating experiences. The revolutionary GoPro Hero7 is waterproof down to 33 feet with no bulky housing needed. Shoot 4K video at 60 fps and up to 120 fps for slow motion. Incredible video stabilization creates smooth and professional looking videos. The accessory kit includes a 32GB SD card, custom case and various useful accessories (like a headstrap for fishing, canoe, kayak or wake boarding videos). Find it at Amazon…

Fujinon Stabil Binoculars

Captains and mariners agree, Fuji Techno-Stabi High Power Image-Stabilized Binoculars are invaluable, rugged, and reliable. “You really can look at the moon in rough seas and see individual craters.” -Editor Dual piezo-vibration sensors and gyro position sensors, computer linked to direct drive motors, help lock on to subjects, even if you and the subject are in motion. Instant stabilization – no lost time waiting for a gyro to “spool up.” Phase-coated roof prisms for sharper, more highly defined images with greater contrast. 100% waterproof, fog-proof, dry nitrogen purged. Editor’s Choice. Find it at amazon…

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