Yachting’s 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

Find that perfect gift for the mariner in your life this holiday season.

November 1, 2016
Yachting’s 2016 Holiday Gift Guide
Rolex, Watch

Rolex Oyster Perpetual Yacht Master II

$25,115 | A regatta chronograph with timeless style. Courtesy Rolex

Made of steel and rose gold, the Rolex Oyster Perpetual Yacht Master II is an eye-catching wrist accessory. With the use of a regatta chronograph, the timepiece has a perpetual self-winding movement. Plus, the face is made of a scratch-resistant crystal and the watch is waterproof up to 330 feet.

Hydroview Sport, Drone

HydroView Sport Underwater Drone

$5,900 | Take drone adventures underwater for a different point of view. Courtesy Aquabotix

The HydroView Sport is a light-weight underwater drone. The HydroView Sport is portable, weighing less than 10 pounds, and has an HD camera. It comes with 75 feet of cable and provides its own Wi-Fi signal.

Vineyard Vines, Sweater

Party Crew Neck Sweater

$198 | Little details on this sweater bring back a classic look. Courtesy Vineyard Vines

Vineyard Vines’ Party Crew Neck Sweater is a modern take on a classic look. The crew neck cut and elbow patches are an homage to a 1920s trend that has never gone out of style. The grey, navy blue and off-white colors give it a modern twist. With a 90 percent wool and 10 percent cashmere blend, you don’t need to choose between warmth or fashion at your holiday party this year.
Available Vineyard Vines

Yacht GraphX

Yacht GraphX

Custom-crafted lettering might be the upgrade your yacht needs. Courtesy Yacht GraphX

Yacht GraphX specializes in custom lettering for yachts. Use the design wizard on the company’s website to mock-up a design and bring your vessel’s name to life. Contact Yacht GraphX to get a quote.
Available Yacht GraphX

Wyoming Whiskey, Bourbon

Wyoming Whiskey Single Barrel Bourbon Whiskey

$54 | Mouthfeel: full and rich, chewy, spicy, creamy with nuts. Available Wine Anthology. Courtesy Wyoming Whiskey

How’s this for an aft-deck sundowner? Wyoming Whiskey’s Single Barrel Bourbon has a spicy and creamy mouthfeel, according to the website. The single-barrel process means this is a specialty bourbon aged in its own barrel, not blended with multiple batches from different barrels.

J-Class, Book

J Class* by Franco Pace

$129 | The coffee table book for J-Class lovers. Zach Stovall

Yachtsmen will swoon over this book. J-Class by Franco Pace brings these classic single-masted racing sailboats to life in vivid color and detail. The text is written by Wiel Verlinden, who has sailed on six of the seven yachts highlighted in the book. J-Class covers the history and modern developments of these one-of-a-kind sailing yachts.

Papas Pilar, Rum

Papas Pilar 3 Blonde Rum (75cl)

$50 | A blonde version of the Papa’s Pilar rum line. Courtesy Papas Pilar

The Papa’s Pilar rums are well-known to cockpit cocktail connoisseurs. Named after Ernest Hemingway’s 1934 Wheeler Playmate Cruiser named Pilar, the rum is a dedication of sorts to a man who lived adventurously and was known to enjoy a libation or two. Papa’s Pilar Blonde is known to have a full body for a white rum.
Available Whiskey Exchage.

Vineyard Vines, Swimsuit

Vineyard Vines Yarmouth Stripe Board Shorts

$90 | It’s never to early to buy your summer swimsuit. Courtesy Vineyard Vines

Shed those cold-weather clothes and grab the Vineyard Vines Yarmouth Stripe Board Shorts. They are 100 percent polyester with a velcro and drawstring front closure. The pastel, striped swim trunks are ready to be worn in warm waters on your next cruise.
Available Vineyard Vines.

Garmin, Virb

Garmin VIRB Ultra 30

$400 | Garmin’s newest version of the VIRB line is here just in time for the gift-giving season. Courtesy Garmin

With a waterproof case, the Garmin VIRB Ultra 30 can record a video 131 feet underwater. Garmin has released the latest version of its VIRB line of action cameras, the VIRB Ultra 30. Photo resolution ranges from 8 to 12 megapixels, and it has 4k video resolution.

Oakley, Sunglasses

Oakley Moonlighter Polarized Women’s Sunglasses

$170 | Eye-catching eyewear for her. Courtesy Oakley

Oakley’s Moonlighter sunglasses are for the woman who loves retro 80s style. The grey ink fade frame color stands out from the crowd while still looking sleek and sophisticated. The Moonlighter comes in four other color options, which you can find on the Oakley website.

Yacht Controller

Yacht Controller Fusion Wireless Remote

Docking is made easy with the Fusion Wireless Remote. Courtesy Yacht Controller

Yacht Controller’s Fusion Wireless Remote makes docking easier with joystick maneuverability. Both the controller and receiver simultaneously transmit on two frequencies, preventing communication disruption. Once installed, your yacht can be docked with the use of the controller. Contact Yacht Controller for more information on pricing and finding a dealer near you.
Available Yacht Controller.

Sperry, Top-Sider

Women’s Authentic Original 2-Eye Boat Shoe

$95 | Sperry Top-Siders are a boat shoe that is always in style. Courtesy Sperry

Sperry Top-Siders are widely worn on the docks, and for good reason. They are breathable, durable and fashionable. This is the original style that Sperry created in 1935 when the company first began. Despite the wide variety of styles Sperry now produces, this classic is unrivaled.

Tiffany's, Jewelry

Tiffany’s Anchor Necklace

$250 | A nautical necklace for your favorite yachtswoman. Courtesy Tiffany’s

A true sea lover enjoys a good nautical theme. This Anchor Necklace by Tiffany’s is a great way for her to show a nod to nautical attire in a luxurious manner. The necklace is sterling silver, so it can handle the saltwater environment. The chain comes in a length range of 16 to 36 inches and the standalone pendant costs $200.
Available Tiffany.

Nautica, Purse

Nautica Canvas Buckle Tote

$125 | She can carry all the necessities on board in style. Courtesy Nautica

The Nautica Canvas Buckle Tote is built to be on board. The straps are leather, the buckles are brass, the outside of the bag is cotton canvas and the inside lining is waterproof. It comes in three colors: sand, black and blue.
Available Nautica.

Sperry, Shoes

Sperry Men’s Hamilton Venetian Loafer

$80 | Already have the Top-Sider? Try the Sperry loafer. Courtesy Sperry

Does he already own Top-Siders? The Sperry Men’s Hamilton Venetian Loafer comes in two colors: amaretto and tan.

Maximum Inc., Merlin, Wind Speed

Maximum’s Merlin Wind Speed Instrument

Merlin wind speed instrument records changes, trends and present wind conditions. Courtesy Maximum Inc.

Track windspeed and direction with Maximum’s Merlin Wind Speed Instrument. The brass-cased, digital tool provides readings in four modes: present wind conditions, peak gust since last reset, average gust since last reset and a forecast that 12-minute average with the previous 12 minutes.

DJI, Drone, Mavic

DJI Mavic Drone

$999 | A portable drone for the traveling videographer. Courtesy DJI

When DJI released the Mavic earlier this year it was the talk of the tech town because of its revolutionary portability. The Mavic can fold down to the size of a water bottle, but it doesn’t skimp on function for the sake of form. The drone can fly for up to 27 minutes, has a three-axis gimbal and a camera with 4k video resolution.

Movado, Watch

Movado BOLD Sport Watch

$450 | A modern, minimalist timepiece for women. Courtesy Movado

This rose gold watch from the BOLD collection by Movado is not only aesthetically pleasing, but also sporty. The modern watch is water- resistant up to nearly 100 feet. The minimalist face has a 38mm, stainless-steel case and has a Swiss quartz movement. The Movado BOLD Sport Watch also comes with a white silicon strap.
Available Movado.

Garmin, Nautix

Garmin Nautix

$400 | Hands-free marine data is readily available with the Garmin Nautix. Courtesy Garmin

The tech-savvy boater in your life will appreciate this wearable Garmin gadget. The Nautix is an eyewear attachment providing hands-free marine data in your line of sight. Garmin’s Nautix provides info such as boat speed, heading, water depth and temperature, engine RPM and distance and bearing to next waypoint.

Hugo Boss, Bag

Hugo Boss Mauno Bag

$517 | This bag means business. Courtesy Hugo Boss

Hugo Boss’ Mauno Bag is for the man who wants to carry his gear to and from the yacht in style. The messenger bag is 100 percent leather and has compartments for a laptop, a carabiner clasp for keys and magnetic snap buttons for secure travel.
Available Hugo Boss.

Costa, Sunglasses

Costa South Point Sunglasses

$279 | Aviator-style, polarized sunglasses for sunny days at sea. Courtesy Costa

Costa South Point Sunglasses are aviator-style sunglasses with Costa’s new 580 polarized lenses. The frames are corrosion-resistant and the lenses provide 100 percent UV protection, 100 percent polarization and are scratch-resistant.

Fusion, Stereo

Fusion MS-UD750 UniDock Marine Stereo

$600 | The latest Fusion marine stereo to hit the market. Courtesy Fusion

Fusion’s MS-UD750 UniDock Marine Stereo is the latest stereo released by the New Zealand-based electronics company. The stereo is compatible with the latest Apple iOS, MTP Windows/Android and USB media devices. It also has Wi-Fi and bluetooth capabilities.

Soundview Millworks, Steak Board

Soundview Millworks Nautical Cleat Steak Board

$135 | A steak board made by skilled craftsmen. Courtesy Soundview Millworks

The Soundview Millworks Nautical Cleat Steak Board is hand-crafted in the United States and comes in two sizes: medium (20″ x 12.5″ x 1.03″) and large (24″ x 15″ x 1.03″). The board has two stainless-steel handles, a juice grove and a striped design made of maple and mahogany.
Available Soundview Millworks.

West Marine, Jimmy Styks, SUP

Jimmy Styks 12’6″ SUP Package

$1,200 | Everything you need for a SUP in one package. Courtesy West Marine

Need a new watertoy? The Jimmy Styks 12-foot 6-inch SUP Package has everything to start your next SUP adventure. The board comes with an adjustable paddle, a 10-inch leash, fin hardware, a stabilizer fin and a board bag.
Available West Marine.

Simrad, GO9 XSE, MFD, GPS

Simrad GO9 XSE

$1,200 | A new MFD from Simrad with a 9-inch display. Courtesy Simrad

Simrad’s GO9 XSE multifunction display provides a variety of functions on a 9-inch screen. Its multi-touch interface allows the user to navigate radar displays, GPS, audio entertainment and much more.


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