Gifts for Sailors – A Dozen Salty Gifts for under $50

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It’s that time of the year again! Return to Seasons has another list to help you pick the perfect gift for the sailors you love!  Happy holidays!

1. Sailing Watch – this waterproof watch has wonderful features for your sailor including a countdown timer with beep signal, repeat and count-up, chronograph, stopwatch, dual time, alarm, and calendar.

2. Sailing Gloves – protect your hands from the elements and get a better grip on that control line!

3. Turkish Towels –  the ultimate towel for cruisers and liveaboard sailors.  These quick drying towels can also serve as blankets or a stylish sarong.

4. Portable Fish Finder / Depth Sounder –  Detect and display water depth, approximate fish location, short & tall weeds, sand, and rocks on seabed.  Can be used at the dock, on a boat, or for ice fishing.

5. Solar Phone Charger with Window Cling – Charge your phone at the dock, on the boat, or in the air!  This charger has a 4-in-1 charging cable that will work with iphone, ipad, and android devices.

6. 2-Pack Yeti Rambler Tumblers – The perfect gift for a sailing couple.  This tumbler keeps cold drinks cold and hot drinks hot.  Seriously, this is the best insulated tumbler ever made.

7. Stormproofing Your Boat, Gear, and Crew – A must read for all serious sailors. These tips and suggestions could save your life and your boat!

8. Singlehanded Sailing – Meet any solo challenge with this great book!  Tips for managing power consumption, gybing, dealing with heavy weather, and finding time to sleep!

9. Polarized Wayfarer-style Sunglasses – Polarized glasses are a must for sailors, anglers, and anyone working or playing on the water!  This pair won’t break your pocketbook!

10. Hose Removal Tools – Not a sexy sounding gift, but oh-so-helpful!  These picks are used to remove hoses, moldings, clips, clamps, seals, O-rings, cotter pins, gaskets etc.  Every boat owner should have a set of these life-savers!

11. Portable Washing Machine – For convenient washing, no matter where you are anchored!  Non-electric, hand-crank unit washes a 5-lb. load in just a couple of minutes.

12. Coleman Roadtrip Beach Shade – Enjoy the beach with this perfect sunshade that doubles as a privacy changing room!  SPF 50+ sun protection provides a nice respite from the hot sun  – and the perfect reading room!

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