These gifts for boaters that we have for you today are so great, there is no way you will be asked to walk the plank! From boating gifts that they can have in the home to gifts that they can actually use while on a boat, this list has it all.
Top Gifts for Boaters
The gifts featured in our guide are practical and useful ideas for boaters, including some decor items to enjoy when they’re on dry land!
Moving Tide Clock
This clock displays the tides in 2 ways: the bottom clock shows the traditional tide tracking and the the clock at the top reveals a giant lobster with a boat on top when the tide is low.
Practical and decorative, we love it!
Custom Coordinate Paddle Wine Rack
This wine rack is the perfect gift for a boat owner who loves to drink wine. This is a very classy-looking paddle that is handmade from some very high-quality wood.
It is going to look fantastic hanging on the wall and it has the capacity to hold three standard bottles of wine.
Lowrance HDS 7-inch Live Portable Fishfinder
This fishfinder features structure scan 3D with active imaging, live sight real-time sonar, and a host of other features that really enhance the experience of boating and fishing.
The compact size makes it easy to fit small consoles, but it can also be used standalone.
Magma Cabo Adventurer Marine Series Gas Grill
With this amazing marine gas grill, they can cook up a storm on their boat.
This will make sure that anything they decide to cook from burgers to ribs to hotdogs is going to be extra tasty and cooked to perfection.
It has a really smart-looking chrome design too so it will look fantastic on their boat.
Waterproof Solar Power Bank
This waterproof solar-powered charger is perfect for phones, tablets and other USB devices. It can charge 2 phones simultaneously or 1 tablet at full speed.
It also features a bright LED light with an SOS function and makes a great gift for campers, RVers, or any outdoor adventurer too!
Waterproof Pouch with Adjustable Strap
These pouches are handy-dandy for keeping valuables like phones safe. They are touchscreen-sensitive and the adjustable strap makes them suitable as a shoulder, waist, or crossbody bag!
A captain who takes his/her job seriously needs a captain’s hat. This one is adjustable and looks very real!
Garmin Quatix 6 Marine Smartwatch
Check out this Garmin Quatix 6 Marine Smartwatch if you have been looking for gifts for boaters that are stylish, but also useful.
With Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, they are able to connect this to their smartphone and make use of all kinds of awesome and useful apps!
This watch is also designed to take a beating so it’s perfect for out on the boat!
CreekKooler PuP Floating Cooler
Now, this is a fun idea for someone who loves boats! This can be purchased in red, green, and orange and it has a fun boat design.
It is made to float in the pool, but the real kicker here is that you can put a can of beer in here and it will keep it nice and cold for them as it floats around the pool. You can even tie it behind a boat or kayak and pull it along with you.
JBL Charge 5 Waterproof Speaker
JBL makes the best waterproof speakers around and this JBL Charge 5 really is one of the best boating gifts around. It is designed to get wet and the design is very robust.
Best of all this gets super loud and it has a tremendous battery life that is going to last the whole day they are out on the boat.
Custom Map Tide Clock
This clever clock measures the ebb and flow of tide instead of time. The clock comes custom printed with the coastline or waterway of your choice and is made with smooth marble.
It’s a great decor piece and conversation starter that will be treasured for years to come!
Earth Pak Waterproof Dry Bag
This waterproof bag features a waterproof phone case and keeps all your valuables safe and dry. Suitable for kayaking, rafting, boating, hiking, camping, fishing and more.
Row Boat Serving Bowl with Wood Serving Utensils
This serving bowl looks great on the dinner table, but people have also been using it to serve candy, fruit or as a decor item. It comes with a pair of oars made from Sheesham wood to serve food.
Lake Topography Art
This hand-assembled, wood topographical map shows the contours and 3D details of your favorite lake.
Choose the size you want, which corresponds with the number of layers, from one to eight. Each layer adds depth and detail in painted maple plywood. Laser-cut, hand-assembled, and framed in cherry wood in Harbor Springs, Michigan.
What Happens On The Boat Stays On The Boat Coffee Mug
What happens on the boat, stays on the boat mug. Much like in Las Vegas, this should be the official etiquette for boaters.
iBobber Bluetooth Fishfinder
This iDobber fish finder locates fish up to 135 feet deep and displays them on your phone with the innovative and stunning graphics of the iBobber app.
SportsStuff Big Mable 2 Riders Tow-able Tube
Being out on the water is a lot more fun with a tow-able tube like this one. Featuring backrests and air-cushioned sidewalls for a smooth and comfortable ride and multiple grab handles with knuckle guards when things get crazy.
Personalized Family Canoe Art
This unique family portrait makes a wonderful gift for the family who has everything. Choose 2-14 characters from your family and customize their hair and skin color.
The characters are accompanied by their names and at the top of the portrait, you can add a custom banner text.
Weber Q-1200 Portable Gas Grill
this portable grill runs on propane gas and is perfect for your next boating, picnic, or tailgating adventure. It comes fully assembled and features an easy start ignition, so it’s ready to go!
Ship’s Log Book
Boat owners will love this logbook that allows them to jot down info such as engine, generator & Battery specifications, maintenance, and repair information, pre-start and equipment checklist, fuel log, and more.
Rowboat Serving Bowl with Napkin Holder
Guests will love snacking on dockside delights from this sailboat server. The four sections inside the hull hold nuts, candy, relishes olives, or whatever floats your boat at your next dinner party.
The paddle-like spoons made from Sheesham wood and the built-in napkin holder in the mast add the finishing touch.
Sailing Ship Kite
Use it as a kite or as a piece of decor when flying time is over. A great gift for kids and adults alike.
Compendium Desktop Ornament
Modeled after a compendium (antique scientific instrument from the 16th century), this ornate brass case holds a working sundial and compass.
LED Boat Light
This LED light kit ensures your boat stands out from the crowd. The lights move to the beat of the music and also feature multiple lighting modes.
They’re easy to install and can be controlled by an app or remote control.
Ironwood Pacific DeckMate 6-in-1 Boating Tool
This handy little tool is a useful gift for a boater. It features 2 universal deck plate keys, a boat shackle key, a flat head screwdriver, and a 1/4″ hex head driver.
On the other end, you’ll find a zipper/toggle pull and a bottle opener.
Gifts for boaters under $25
Captain Of This Boat Funny Hat
If you are looking for a gift that is going to make them laugh, this hat is perfect. This cap can be purchased in many different colors and the slogan about them being the captain of the boat, as long as the wife says so is something that they are sure to get a massive kick out of.
Life Jacket Can Koozie
What makes this Life Jacket Can Koozie a great gift for a boat owner is that a life jacket is something they will be very familiar with. What makes this fun is that it wraps around a beer can, keeps it cold and it also keeps it nice and safe just in case it falls overboard!
Monogrammed Nautical Tumbler
While this Monogrammed Nautical Tumbler is one of the most awesome gifts for boaters, the fact is, they can use this out on the boat, in the car, or just when they are chilling at home.
This will keep their coffee nice and warm, but the classic boating emblem on it and their initials make this really special.
Personalized Captain Baseball Cap
Any person that has a boat is going to love this Personalized Captain Baseball Cap. This is a great cap that will help keep the sun out of their eyes while they are on their boat.
What really makes this a neat gift idea is that you can get their boat’s name on here, making it a gift that is special just for them.
My Boat, My Rules T-shirt
If they are rocking this t-shit on their boat, people will be well aware of who is the captain of the ship! This shirt has two big thumbs and a fun slogan so it is sure to make them and others that see it get a chuckle. The shirt comes in different sizes and many different colors too.
Mickey Mouse Steamboat Willie T-Shirt
If you want more charming boating gifts have a look at this amazing Mickey Mouse Steamboat Willie t-shirt. Is there a more classic boat-related cartoon than Steamboat Willie from Disney?
Anyone who has a boat or who has an interest in boats is sure to love this fun-looking shirt.
Gifts for boaters under $50
Personalized Nautical Welcome Plaque
What makes this plaque so cool is that it looks like the kind of thing you would see hanging up in an old-timey boat shop. It is all worn and damaged like it is some driftwood found on the beach.
What’s even better is that you can get this personalized with a slogan of your choosing!
Sailboat Throw Pillow
With a classic image of a sailboat, this sailboat throw pillow is something that they are going to really love. It is designed to be used indoors or outdoors so they could have this on their boat which would be fun.
You can also pick from an impressive selection of six different colors.
Personalized Captain Boat Name Polo
Gifts for boaters that are classy, comfortable, and fun get no better than this gorgeous-looking polo shirt. You have a few styles of polo shirts to choose from and on the chest, there is a classic anchor image.
You can also get their boat name underneath this too which will make this a polo shirt they want to wear all the time.
Sailboat Sculptures Set of 2
Now, this is a spectacular and surprisingly affordable gift for a person that loves sailboats. This comes with two wooden sailboats and the level of detail here is fantastic. Each sailboat has a kind of weathered design to it that makes them look like they have spent a lot of time out on the ocean.
Welcome Aboard! Personalized Doormat
If they love spending time on their boat and you want to help them bring that same magic to their home, this personalized doormat is perfect.
This is a fantastic gift for a boat owner as you can get it personalized with their name or even the name of their boat if you want!
Anchor Table Sculpture
If you want to get them a gift that is truly going to be a standout piece in their collection this anchor table sculpture is perfect. These two anchors are wrapped together with some old rope and the effect is just so cool. This anchor looks like something that has spent a ton of time in the water and it has a few stories to tell!
Gifts for boaters under $100
Coastal Serving Board
This coastal serving board is the kind of thing that they could use out on their boat or at home! It is made of strong and smooth wood so it is perfect for serving snacks and drinks to guests.
It also has a very relaxing wave pattern going on at one end of the board which gives it a lot of personality.
Nautical LifeProof Phone Case
This phone case is one of the more practical boating gifts you can get them. This is available for many different models of iPhone and Samsung smartphones.
What is cool is that it looks like the side of the boat, with the weathered wood and the classic-looking anchor, you can also get their name printed on here too.
Personalized Nautical Hoodie
No matter if they are out on the high seas or just hanging around at home this hoodie is one of the best gifts for boaters. has a classic boating theme on the chest and on the back.
Best of all, you can make this a really personal gift by getting their name or the name of their boat on the front and back of this hoodie.
Nautical Couple Personalized Beach Blanket
If you want a boating-related gift for a couple then you cannot go wrong with this beach blanket. This is a nice and large blanket, perfect for snuggling up underneath.
What makes it a more thoughtful gift is that you can get two people’s names on here, making this a great gift for a couple who love sailing.
Personalized Wooden Shiplap Sign
No matter if this is hanging up somewhere on their boat or in the living room, man cave, or wherever, this is going to look amazing. This can be personalized which is really neat.
The weathered and classic boat shop kind of look that it has really does make this an eye-catching piece.
Vintage Nautical Anchor OtterBox Case
Help them keep their phone safe and sound with this fantastic Vintage Nautical Anchor OtterBox Case. On the back of the case, you have that classic anchor that all boat enthusiasts have a lot of love for.
You can also get their name or the name of their boat printed on here too.
Inflatable Mega Chill II Floating Cooler
This floating cooler is the perfect gift for a boat owner that loves to spend some time in the pool when they are not on their boat. It can hold multiple cans of beer as it floats around the pool.
Best of all, it will keep their beverage of choice at a nice and chilled temperature.
Custom Map Paperweight
This custom map paperweight is the coolest-looking paperweight around. It has a very classic kind of look to it and you can pick which map you want to be in the middle so you can choose a place that is special to them.
They are going to love using this as an actual paperweight or just having it as a display piece.
Personalized Cooler & Chair
Gifts for boaters that also love to fish get no better than this cooler and chair combo! This has plenty of space for a few cans or bottles of their favorite drinks, but it is also a comfortable chair for a full day of fishing.
You can also get their name on here too which makes this even more fun!