Top 10 Christmas Gifts for Your Yacht Crew
National Marine Aquarium
The National Marine Aquarium (NMA) is the UK’s largest aquarium. It is run by the Ocean Conservation Trust, a charity dedicated to connecting people with the Ocean. The NMA tells the story of the Ocean through a journey around the world, building emotional connections to the Ocean with all who visit. Aside from aquarium visits and tours, there are evening events, educational shows and even monthly yoga classes.
£5 gift vouchers (£16.95 adult admission ticket)
Hot Plate Stand
Liga Cork Trivet, 5 fish
Reflections of the coast, this fabulous hot plate stand is made from fish-shaped cork sections. Cork is a great material as it is practical, kind to the environment and sustainable. It’s easy to wipe clean and is perfect for safeguarding your worktop from hot dishes.
RNLI Crab Multi Tool
This fun and friendly crab likes to help you out at the beach or on your travels. His shell is made from beautiful beechwood that houses several essential stainless-steel attachments including mini scissors, a bottle opener, a 3/16 flat head screwdriver, a can opener, a mini knife and a rope saw.
Garmin Watch – The quatix 5 Sapphire smart watch
This is a super tough watch jam-packed with great functionality. Due to the built-in GPS it can even be used for navigation or controlling your autopilot as well as featuring some great active and sport functions and Bluetooth connectivity.
Dry Bag by Red Paddle
The perfect addition to the stand-up paddle board – a roll top waterproof bag to keep all your belongings and equipment safe whilst out enjoying the water. They are robust and versatile and come in a choice of 3 sizes depending on your gear.
Check out the beautifully illustrated seahorse on this lovely cushion swimming in the sea with coral and anemones which creates a dreamy underwater scene. Perfect for home comforts onboard or to bring a little seaside living to your lounge. Produced from luxurious linen with a velour back, there is a zip fastening and option of a duck feather filling. It measures 60cm x 40cm.
MUSTO Evolution Waterproof Tablet Case
This case provides superior protection from the elements from sea spray to monsoon rain with its seam sealed construction. The transparent TPU screen and camera window at the back means you can carry on using your tablet fully protected. Clever hi-vis binding and reflective print makes it stand out in low light and easy to find when at the bottom of your kit bag.
Raymarine Element S Navigation Displays
If you’re nearest and dearest is looking at upgrading their navigation kit, then look no further than this ultimate easy-to-use all-weather display screen GPS navigation system which will inspire any captain with confidence. Available in 3 sizes – 7inch, 9inch and 12 inch.
Fancy actually moving through the water like a fish? Freely, both on the surface and at depth. At the same time, the SEABOB is completely environmentally friendly when in its element. It zooms powerfully and almost silently through the water. Man and machine in perfect harmony. Princess Yachts collaborated with SEABOB to create a limited edition collection, the sales of which, also supports the essential work of the Marine Conservation Society.
Wonderbag for cooking
A great way to prepare slow-cooked stews whilst saving energy and reducing emissions. Prepare the meal pot, bring to the boil and then place into the bag and allow to simmer for hours – the insulation carries on cooking while you carry on sailing.