5 Holiday Gift Ideas for Sailors

It’s getting down to crunch time for Holiday gift ideas. Sailors can be a particularly tough crowd to shop for. Here a few ideas and deals for that sailor in your life.

1) Gill Winter Glovesgloves

The Neoprene Winter Gloves make sailing in cold weather a breeze.  We’ve all been out there when the weather turns chilly; any sailor would love to have a pair of these in their sail bag. You can find them online or in the OCSC Pro Shop.

2) California Boaters Guide to the Harbors and Marinas
The California Boaters Guide to the Harbors and Marinas is a hidden gem and great tool for any sail bag. It has diagrams, tips and tricks for every marina in and around the Bay area, which can be very helpful if your pulling into port during a long coastal cruise or just day sailing around the Bay.

3) GARMIN Oregon 400c Handheld GPS Navigator

garmin1West Marine is running a special, $200 off this great GPS device. Great tool for anyone looking to be a safer, more aware sailor. Especially useful if you’re doing any coastal cruising.

4) Otter Box waterproof iPod case

The iPhone and iPod Touch are quickly becoming the sailing tool of choice.  The diverse apps turn an iPod into a multi-use sailing tool.  A waterproof protector is a no-brainer. *Make sure to get the right case for the right device*

5) OCSC Gift Certificate
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Not quite sure what your sailor needs or wants? Don’t worry, a gift certificate to OCSC Sailing will cover you. Gift certificates can be applied to Courses, Charters or any of the Pro Shop items.