31 Nautical Gifts - Sail Away With These Perfect Choices

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If you know someone that loves all things nautical then you may want to buy them a gift that is related to their hobby. However, it is not always easy to find something that will work with this theme, be original, fit your budget and be something that they will like. This is why we have put together a list of gift suggestions. We hope that you will be able to find something here that will suit them perfectly. We have some serious and practical items as well as some more fun and humorous things to suit everyone.

31 Gift Ideas for Maritime Lovers

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This is a classic nautical clock with an elegant brass case. The display is white with clear black writing and it shows the time until the next tide, which is very useful to anyone who wants to sail or use the sea in any way. It has a 6 inch diameter, 2 inch depth and 1.5mm thick brass case. It weighs about 1/2kg, is handmade in England and has free delivery.

This is a fun wooden nautical themed decoration. It is a pretty sailing boat in white and blue. It is in a shabby chic style and depicts a boat with wheel, flag and seagull and has some rope on it. It measures 12 x 2.5 x 17cm and has a simple look to it which would fit in any nautical themed room or just be a great gift for someone who has a nautical hobby.

This is a fun mug which is black on the inside, white on the outside with the words ‘nautical but nice’. It also has a picture of an octopus surrounded by bubbles on it. It is printed to a high quality which means that it is suitable for using in a microwave and dishwasher. It comes in a polystyrene box for safety but then in a cardboard gift box which is black with a blue ribbon design so you do not even need to wrap it!

This is a fun short-sleeved t-shirt for anyone that likes to sail or take part in any sort of boating activity. It says on it ‘if you can read this I have capsized’ and it is written upside down. It is available in men’s size small – 5XL and in colours navy, red, royal blue, black, maroon, charcoal, purple or Kelly green. It is made from 100% cotton and machine washable.

This PU leather bound journal has a nautical theme. It has a compass on the front of it with ships wheel and anchor pendants. It is available in sky blue, black, wine red or sea blue and you can also buy refills of paper for it. It contains lined craft paper which is plain so that it can be used for sketching, bullet journaling, scrap-booking, or as a diary, journal, note book or anything else.

This is a very cute Captain’s spyglass in a wooden box. It is just 6 inches and the box can either keep it safe or be used to display it. The telescope is made from brass which is clear coated for protection, so that it does not tarnish. It is fully extended and you can change the position of the eye piece to focus it.  It is in a vintage style and would make a great ornament for someone with a nautical interest.

This is a lovely engraved compass which is a gold colour. The case has Thoreaus’ ‘Go confidently’ quote on it and it opens up to reveal the compass inside. The compass has a glass cover over it, is made of copper and measures 50mm x 18mm.  It comes with an embossed leather pouch to store it in which has a pop stud fastening and has a compass design on it.

This is a cute lantern which looks like a lighthouse. It has a dusk sensor and a 6 hour timer so that it saves the batteries. It comes with a white LED filament bulb which is powered by 3 x AA batteries. The light measures 36cm and is suitable for indoor or outdoor use as it is weather resistant. It measures 15cm x 15cm x 36cm and is made of metal.

This hardback or kindle book is called ‘The Shipping Forecast: A Miscellany’. It includes all sorts of information such as the places included in the shipping forecasts and how they got their names, what happened through the ages, the parodies and poems, songs and imaginings that it has inspired and much more. It is a lovely tribute to the Radio 4 broadcast that has been going for over 90 years.

This useful bag can be used for shopping, gym wear, swimming kit etc. It says on it ‘Weekend forecast: sailing with a chance of drinking’ and has a sailing boat picture on it. It comes in a choice of colours: black, bottle green, burgundy, classic pink, French navy, cornflower blue, coral, classic red, fuchsia, graphite grey, light grey, mint, yellow, white, surf blue and natural. It is made from 100% cotton and measures 42cm x 38cm.

This nautical style cushion cover can be personalised. It has a ships wheels design and has the words ‘captain [name]’ on it so you can choose a Christian name to go on it. It Is 20cm x 40cm and so will fit most cushions. It has a concealed zip fastener so it looks good but can be washed. It is made from a heavy canvas type material which is bright white with blue print on it.

This is a nautical style bracelet. It is made from intertwined sailing rope with stainless steel clasps and an anchor design. The ropes come in different colours: red/navy/white, navy, black and multicoloured and is comfortable to wear. There are different sizes to choose from 16cm, 17cm, 18cm, 19cm, 20cm and 21cm. This is a unique design of bracelet which is handmade and would appeal to anyone with a nautical interest.

This is a striped scarf which has a nautical look to it. It is a lightweight scarf with tassels on it. It comes in a selection of different styles and colours. The scarf can be added to any outfit so can be used as a fashion accessory, to keep the neck warm or to protect from the sun. It measures 180cm x 80cm so can be worn in a selection of different styles either around the neck or over the shoulders.

This pen holder has a nautical style. It is made of wood and painted in a blue colour. Stuck on it there are shells, a net and a wooden seagull and boat. It is durable and made of premium wood. It can be used to store all sorts of stationery such as pens, pencils and rulers but could also be used as a decorative item. It can help to keep the desk tidy and decorate it at the same time.

This is a humorous book which is available in paperback or as a kindle edition. It is called ‘Yachting Monthly’s confessions: yachtsmen own up to their sailing sins’ and is by Paul Gelder. It is a selection of sailing misadventures, embarrassing exploits and shameful blunders. It not only makes for a funny read it could also teach sailing enthusiasts what to avoid doing so they do not end up in the same situation.

This is a wide view monocular. It has a retractable eyepiece and a multi-coated optical glass lens. It offers 6 x 30 viewing and is compact, durable and is a high end product. It can be used with or without glasses and comes with a carry pouch which has a belt loop and shoulder strap for easy carrying. Great for using for any outdoor activities such as on the water, in the countryside, at the coast or up hills and mountains.

This is a nautical style backpack. It is mainly navy blue with a blue and white striped pattern towards the base. It has a carry handle on the top as well as padded shoulder straps. There is a pocket on the front and side pockets as well. It is available in alternative colours such as black, pink, red, purple and beige and measures 42 x 30 x 17cm. It has a laptop compartment within the main pocket.

This is the 6th edition of Reeds Skipper’s Handbook which is a handy pocket sized book. It has everything a boater would need to know when they are at sea in a concise format. Not only can it be used for reference, it is also useful for anyone studying for their Day Skipper or Yacht Master certificates. It includes information relevant for all sizes of boat including boat handling, tides, ropework and general seamanship.

This wooden mobile has a cute design. It has five gulls at the top, a lighthouse in the middle and four boats which have different colour hulls. The mobile is made from wood and is very easy to assemble. It is carefully designed with co-ordinating primary colours so that it is stimulating for children but also looks good in any bedroom or nursery. It measures 35cm x 5cm x 5cm.

This is a blue neck warmer which has a print of white sailing boats on it. It comes in one size which is suitable for men, women or children. It is made from 100% microfibre so will not fade or lose its elasticity. It has seamless edges so it is more comfortable to wear. It can protect from chilly winds, hot sunshine and snowy weather. It is warm enough to keep out the cold but wicks moisture to not be too warm in the summer. It can be used as a snood, scarf, face mask, bandana or head band.

L This is an unusual stainless steel ring. It has a compass deign on the front and also has some cable wire in it to add interest and originality. It is designed for men who like sailing. It comes in sizes N, P, R, T, V & X. It is 9mm wide and comes in a VNOX brand bag so is all ready to give away as a unique gift to someone who is a fan of sailing or the sea.

This is a set of cufflinks. You get two pairs, one pair depicts an anchor on each one and the other depicts a ships wheel. They are made from stainless steel and are tarnish resistant. The recipient will have the choice of wearing a matching pair or mixing up the pairs and wearing an anchor on one sleeve and a ships wheel on the other. They come ready packaged to give away as a gift.

This is a pair of unisex socks which have a nautical design. The socks have a mid blue colour with a grey heel and toe and have sharks all over them. They come in size 7-11 so are suitable for most adult feet sizes. They are made from combed cotton (80% cotton, 17% polyamide and 3% elastance) so they stretchy and comfortable. They are machine washable at low temperatures.

This short-sleeved t-shirt says on it ‘I’m the captain, to save time let’s just assume I’m always right’ and has an anchor design. It comes in a choice of black, navy, brown and heather blue. It is available in sizes to fit men and women from small to 3XL and has a classic fit with crew neck. It is made from a cotton and polyester mix so is soft and comfortable to wear and retains its shape.

This metal bookmark has an enamelled anchor and life ring charm on the end of it. The life ring has a blue and white colour and is 2.0 x 2.6cm. The bookmark has a silver colour and is 8.3cm x 1.8cm. It comes in an organza gift bag and so is wrapped up all ready to give as a thoughtful present for someone who likes reading and nautical things.

This is a cute nautical style handbag charm. It is handmade and has white and blue 8mm wooden beads and an anchor charm at the bottom. The length of the keyring is 10.5cm and the charm measures 2.7cm x 2cm. It is a split ring keyring which can be use to attach to keys but also as a pretty handbag charm attached to a zip or it could be used as a decoration in the home, car or boat.

WRONG PICTURE This is a light pull which is in the shape of a lighthouse. It is made of painted wood and is about 7cm in length. It has a 1m cord with it as well. It will be a pretty addition to any bathroom which has a nautical theme or it could be taken off the cord and used as a decoration or tied to something and hung down in a window or part of a nautical display.

This is a fun seal which has a nautical anchor on it. It comes with a red stick of wax so you can make an official looking seal on letters that you write. It is a fun thing to have but needs to be used with care as the wax has to be heated up to melt it for use. This means that it is not suitable for children. It comes as a kit and the stamp has to be put together. The coin part is 20mm and the wax can make 6-8 seals in total

This is an explorer compass which is specifically designed for orienteering and map reading. It is lightweight and has a hole in which has a cord threaded through so it can be worn around the neck. It has a sturdy baseplate which is 13cm x 6cm and has an integral magnifier which makes it easier to read detailed maps. It has an easy-rotate bezel which has degree marks, cardinal points and an orienting arrow and declination marks.

This nautical style pen has a printed insert which has a blue and white striped background with anchor design and the rest of the pen is black. It writes in black ink and is a ballpoint pen with a retractable nib using a push button on the base. It has a clip to attach it to books or pockets and has a soft feel to make it comfortable to use. The pen comes with free delivery.

This is a baby vest which has an octopus on it and says ‘nautical but nice’. It is mainly black with white writing and a red/brown octopus. It comes in sizes 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-12 months, 12-18 months and 18-24 months. It is made from 100% cotton so is soft on baby’s delicate skin and has a pop stud fastening at the bottom to make it easy to change nappies.

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