The aspect of gifting our loved ones with a special memento is a custom that is ingrained in us. Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and the dilemma of choosing the right gift for our loved ones has started bothering us.
However, if those you love belong to the maritime industry or are interested in everything related to the sea then surprise them this time with some unique nautical gifts.
Gift items inspired by nautical or maritime theme is a major novelty as they provide a singular insight into the unique sea-world while also adding unique antiquity of their own.
Mentioned below are nautical gifts that you can choose from to gift your loved ones this festive season:
1. Ship Wheel
The wheel of the ship is a one-of-its-kind nautical gift as it brings to mind memories of a bygone era of the sailing world. This is a famous nautical decor item.
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Nautical Wall hooks are elegant showpieces to possess especially if they feature excellent craftsmanship of delicateness and aestheticism. Wooden wall hooks crafted in the form of vessel anchors can thus make for an interesting nautical gift.
- Package Dimension: 10.25" L x 5.0" W x 2.75" H
- Package Weight: 1.03 lb
- Manufactured in china
- Model Number: SS-BCS-03055
Be it telescopes or be it contemporary versions in the form of waterproof marine binoculars, both these items are nautical gifts that set a trend.
- Fully functioning telescope
- Keep it safe in its own box
- Beautiful Brass Finish
- Unique Home or Office Decor Item
- Great addition to your maritime or pirate collection
Book-ends shaped in the form of a ship separating literary marvels can be doubly inspiring.
- Marvelous nautical theme pair of bookends
- Creatively crafted in the form of a schooner model
- Intricate detailing and accented with brass fittings
- Lovely utility and decor item for any library or bookcase
- Any nautical collector or seaman will treasure this gift
A small handcrafted ship in bottle present can make ae anyone curious about designs. What better than giving a gift that surprises and amazes at the same time.
- DECORATE: Bring a touch of the coast to any room. Make any house or condo a beach house.
- SIZE: Item Measures L8 x H4 x W2. 5
- QUALITY MATERIALS: Item is made of Glass
- USES: Makes a great decoration or the perfect gift!
The marine world is one that intrigues and mesmerises. For those individuals, who haven’t had a chance to enter the actual maritime domain, giving a ship model as a gift would be the perfect way for them to have their one-on-one with the intriguing marine arena. Ship models are one of the most famous nautical gifts in the marine world.
- 9 X 9
- Mounted on a wood base
- 3 masts with a skull and cross bones on the middle sail
- Comes fully assembled.
7. Ship Games
For connoisseurs of computer-simulated games, gifts of computer-simulated games involving the maritime domain are the perfect icing on the cake of festive seasons. These nautical gifts are both entertaining and educational at the same time.
- You can download your game or software order an unlimited number of times for personal use.
- Please check the system requirements to verify this game works with your computer and/or operating system before purchase.
- You can also shop for digital games on your mobile device.
For people interested in academia and the maritime world, there’s no better a gift than academic books about the marine world.
- Used Book in Good Condition
- Hardcover Book
- Cutler, Thomas J. (Author)
- English (Publication Language)
- 464 Pages - 12/07/2003 (Publication Date) - Naval Institute Press (Publisher)
Several prominent authors have penned fascinating tales using the seas and the oceans as the pivotal characters. Giving these maritime books as nautical gifts thus not only would inspire people to reconnect with the facet of reading, but provide a reading material set in a totally new background.
- Junger, Sebastian (Author)
- English (Publication Language)
- 248 Pages - 06/29/2009 (Publication Date) - W. W. Norton & Company (Publisher)
10. Nautical Bells
Ship Bells had their own relevance in the foregone era of the marine world. Gifting nautical bells thus stand to invoke the singular place of honour that these gongs commanded.
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11. Nautical Frames
Photographs serve as one of the best means to capture and cherish the memories. What better than gifting a loved person some cool nautical frames to not only uplift the mood but also the decor.
- A charming nautical themed picture frame for you display your favorite moments with flair
- Can be placed vertically or horizontally atop any flat surface, such as your dresser, desk, display shelf or table or counter!
- Well made frame with jute rope lining and 4 swivel tabs In back for easy photo placement.
- Dimensions: 6"H x 8"W, holds one 4x6 photo.
- Makes an excellent gift, especially perfect for nautical lovers and beach enthusiasts.
12. Nautical Pillow
Yet another gift to add a nautical feel to your decor, these pillows also have quotes and messages on them to give a special touch.
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Nautical-themed gifts in the form of doormats become the most appropriate gift collectable as they help people invite guests in with an unequalled sense of nostalgia.
- Nautical Design
- 100% All-Natural Coco Fiber with vnyl backing
- Deeply dyed for a long lasting crisp image
- Traps Dirt and Moisture
- Biodegradable; Long Lasting; Heavy Duty
For those people who believe in collecting unusual curios, gifting nautical towels as nautical gifts are the apt gift item collectable.
- Set includes 2 dii's nautical print kitchen towels, one each print sailboats and lighthouse
- Go nautical with uniquely printed kitchen towels; great gift for any water enthusiast
- Coordinates with other DII beach shades, coastal shades, nautical, and seaside ceramics items
- 100-Percent cotton; machine wash and dry
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15. Bosun Pipe
Boatswains form an integral part of the merchant navy and gifting loved ones with a bosun pipe is the most unorthodox yet a deeply poignant nautical gift token.
- Solid Brass material for this item.
- This is a quality and effective product.
- Whistle with Wood Box
- Complete Your Nautical or Maritime Collection
Sextants are an alluring collectable to possess and presenting a sextant as a nautical gift souvenir would be a token that can be employed practically than being a mere decorative curio.
- Beautiful Brass Finish
- A Unique Addition to your Maritime or Nautical Collection
- Will look great in your home or office
- Comes in an attractive wooden box with brass accents
- Display Piece with Functioning Parts
Wind chimes infuse melody resonating like no other. A nautically inspired wind chime provides the most perfect gift set as it sets the tone, both for one’s vision and hearing.
- Brand new never used condition
- The craftsmanship of this piece is superb, this piece is made of polypolyresin
- Great wind chime piece, makes a perfect gift for any holiday or occasion
- Country of Origin:China
For those interested in donning really beautiful yet unconventional jewellery, jewellery with nautical motifs is the most salutary pick of a festive season memento.
- 16-18" Adjustable navy ribbon necklace
- Silver anchor charm measures approx. 1"
19. Nautical Box
A small box can be used to store and keep special things or can be simply used as a jewellery box or a nautical decor item for the showcase.
- MUST-HAVE JEWELRY BOXES FOR WOMEN – Jewelries are some of the precious pieces that you want to take care of, such as silver, gold and specially jewelry that has diamonds on it which is really expensive. Getting one of these wooden jewelry boxes for girls is very important for them to store their earrings, necklaces, bracelets, anklets, and rings due to its small sizes that it’s easy to lose or misplaced. This decorative keepsake box is ideal to organize and keep all the accessories in one place.
- EXCELLENT NOVELTY GIFT FOR – Surprised your loved ones, family and friends with this decorative keepsake box. This would sure to thrill them and secures their valuables in place with the hinged lid. Excellent to use as a tabletop accent such as in your living room, dining area, kitchen counter, bars, cafes, and restaurants. A little DIY with ribbon as a gift for birthdays, housewarming, baby shower, bridal shower, housewarming, and could also use as a reward, prize, giveaway, and a party favor.
- WHAT’S INSIDE – The package includes 1 Puzzled Brown Wood Ship Wheel Vintage Jewelry Box that measures 4.2 x 2.75 inches that is a great add on to your jewelry organizer chest collection. This ladies wood jewelry box features a miniature decoration of starfish, seashells and fishing net that will perfect compliment to any nautical home decor. Intricate and meticulously handcrafted unfinished wood jewelry keeper that is certain to thrill your guests and will make a stunning eye-catching display.
- HIGH QUALITY JEWELRY WOODEN BOX – Be dazzled with this treasure box that is artistically made from high-quality resembled wood-planks which is hand-painted with a distressed finish for a rustic charm. Strong and durable jewelry storage that is best for your tiny accessories when traveling, and moving that you won’t loosen any pair of your favorite earrings and keep it safe and sound. Jewelry boxes will give you an easy access of your day to day accessories and protect it from theft, and damages.
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20. Nautical Signs
Nautical signs emphasize the facet of gifts that stand alone in their appeal to people with stand-alone tastes. These signs are inspired by names of the ship’s deck or different areas of the ship.
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While owning lighthouses will be as impossible as ever, gifting loved ones with nautically themed candle holders in the form of lighthouses is definitely a collector’s token to watch out for.
- Made from Iron with frosted glass
- Uniquely stylized in the shape of a lighthouse
- Holds a votive candle (not included)
- Can be placed on a table or suspended
- Ideal to use as a centerpiece for parties and weddings
22. Marine Compass
As gift collectables, compasses serve myriad purposes. They can either be practically applied by enthusiasts or simply laid out for observers to admire with an undiminished sheen to their appeal as presents and mementoes.
- Classic rose-style compass
- Thermoelastic liquid-filled dial
- Compass diameter: 2"
- Glow-in-the-dark adjustable bezel ring, north needle and two indicator dots
- Brass body and thumb loop
23. Nautical Flask
This nautical-themed flask allows for an easy view of the contents.
- Designed to resemble a porthole, this nautical-themed flask allows for an easy view of the contents
- Carry up to 4 ounces of beverage and see immediately when a refill is in order
- Crafted from polished stainless steel with a glass window, the flask is stylish and practical
- A screw top keeps contents secure and the container leak proof
- Easy to use and easy to clean, the flask makes a great gift for the guy with everything
With gift items like these, kitchens get transformed into an impromptu galley with all the trimmings and furnishings. These cute nautical themed gifts can surely make any “sea-loving” person happy.
- DECORATE: Bring a touch of the coast to any room. Make any house or condo a beach house.
- SIZE: Item Measures L1 x H4 x W1
- QUALITY MATERIALS: Item is made of Ceramic
- USES: Makes a great decoration or the perfect gift!
Gifting these collectable furnishings to fashion homes lends an unparalleled vista for guests and family alike as they provide simplistic beauty with an unmatched aesthetic allure. This nautical gift is a perfect setting at the entrance of ones home.
- Welcome Aboard cloth Life ring
- Decoration only
- 13.5 Life ring across
- Off white with Navy blue
- Great nautical decor
Gift items in terms of nautical-inspired furniture furnishings are varied and numerous. Selecting the most appropriate gift furniture item thus is as interesting as gifting the token. This is one nautical gift everyone would love.
- 𝗦𝗶𝘁𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗦𝘂𝗿𝗳𝗮𝗰𝗲 : 𝟯𝟳 𝗖𝗺𝘀 𝘅 𝟮𝟲 𝗖𝗺𝘀 (𝟭𝟰.𝟱" 𝘅 𝟭𝟬") | 𝗦𝘁𝗼𝗼𝗹 𝗢𝘃𝗲𝗿𝗮𝗹𝗹 𝗛𝗲𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁 : 𝟰𝟵 𝗖𝗺𝘀 (𝟭𝟵") | 𝗪𝗵𝗲𝗲𝗹 𝗪𝗶𝗱𝘁𝗵 - 𝟮𝟰" (𝗛𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗹𝗲 𝗧𝗼 𝗛𝗮𝗻𝗱𝗹𝗲)
- Hand Crafted | Hand Sanded | Flawless Finish
- Solid Heavy Brass | Lacquered Finished Solid Wood ( Sheesham)
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27. Swiss Knife
Swiss knives are the right accompaniment in any scenario. A handy tool with an attractive finish, a Swiss knife as a gift item memorabilia is a thoughtful way of expressing one’s gifting intentions. This is a must-have for all sailors and makes an excellent nautical gift item.
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- DURABLE CONSTRUCTION: Swiss made stainless steel construction encased in our popular scales offers a slimmer profile and is extremely resistant.
- COMPACT CARRY: Bring this knife with you on your daily adventures without sacrificing space. It makes a great gift for any occasion or stocking stuffer for Christmas.
- FIT FOR ALL TASKS: At their heart, all our pocket knives are a survival tool; multitaskers that deliver in any situation. At their most evolved they have surpassed basic function to pioneer space travel and restart engines.
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Shirts and T-shirts with maritime motifs are the right festive endowments that boast of utility, quirkiness and absolute unconventionality. This is the best nautical gift for fashionable ones
- 100% Cotton
- Screenprinted Southern Attitude Graphics on Back with Front Left Pocket Logo
- Machine Washable
- Great Gift Idea
- Unisex Sizing
Small mementoes that can be tagged to anything, nautical key chains are the best gifts for those wanting to keep a miniature association of the maritime world, at all times on their person.
- Material : 316L Stainless Steel
- Length (End to End): Approx. 3.1" (80 mm)
- Weight : Approx. 1.3 oz (36 grams)
- Hand Polished
- Never Stain, Corrode, Rust, Oxidize or Turn Black !! Needn`t Maintenance !
Watches define their wearers. Presenting wristwatches inspired by the maritime theme for enthusiasts in awe with the oceans and all that it entails thus is self-explanatory.
- 3-hand calendar Quartz movement
- Don Ed Hardy signature tattoo image
- Unidirectional bezel
- Hardened mineral crystal
- Water resistant to 99 feet (30 M): withstands rain and splashes of water, but not showering or submersion
For individuals interested in the technicalities of the oceans and its atmosphere, nothing speaks more than a worthy token as the nautical hygrometer does.
- High Quality Polished Brass Bezel and Case
- Reliable and Battery Free Operation
- Fahrenheit and Celsius Temperature Scales
- Relative Humidity
- Quality Glass Lens Will Not Yellow Over Time
32. Movie DVDs
Marine themed Movie enthusiasts can see their beloved domain come to life on their TV and computer screens with a gift item like movie DVDs. A compilation of the same accounting for a longer time immersion into reel life action often inspired by real-maritime events.
- Full Screen * Languages English & French * Subtitles English, French & Spanish
- Terrifying Extras: Unlock the SECRETS OF THE ANTONIA GRAZA featuring spectacular never-before-seen footage, frightening untold tales and more.
- Go on Location with these masters of maritiime macabre in MAX ON SET: GHOST SHIP, 3 shivery how-they-did-it pieces (A Closer Look at the Gore, Designing the Ghost Ship and Visual Effects)
- Mudvayne NOT FALLING music video * Theatrical Trailers
- Enhanced Features for your DVD-ROM PC.
33. Nautical Lamps
Illuminating lamps with motifs inspired by the maritime world are the best gifts as they brighten homes with a flourish, unlike no other lamps and shades. Such gifts are perfect for nautical decor.
- Antique Iced Blue and Natural Rope Finish
- Round Hardback Natural Linen Shade
- On-Off Rotary switch
- 40 watt bulb(not included)
Fishnets as decorative settings given as nautical gifts set the perfect tone for a household with a choice of furnishings never seen before.
- Material: Cotton
- Size: Fishing net approx. 78.6”*39.3” (200*100cm)
- Package includes one creamy white decorative fishing net and 5 nautical hanging ornaments, 1 white wooden star, 1 blue wooden star, 1 resin anchor, 1 blue resin lifebuoy, and 1 red resin lifebuoy.
- The fishing net is decorated with some beautiful nautical hanging ornaments, and it is great decoration for home, bar, coffee shop, beach restaurant or parties, etc.
- The net cannot be used for fishing, just for decoration.
35. Nautical Clocks
Clocks come in myriad shapes and forms. A nautical-themed clock, however, sets apart a home with its unique workmanship and beautifully adorned hands and dials.
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Memorabilia like sundials bring to life, timepieces of a bygone epoch thus making them the perfect gift token in the most modern of backdrops.
- A Working Wonder If we had a category just for customers who lust after Jules Verne inventions and elegant gadgetry, this would be in it.
- The wonderful brass sundial, a reproduction of an antique, is approx 3" dia x 11/16" thick overall, and actually works! A latitudinal gauge lets you tilt the engraved dial to the correct angle for your location, and a bubble and three leveling feet allow the 1-1/2" dia lock-down compass to point in the precise direction.
- And if you never took it out into the sunshine, you'd still love it for the look and logic of it.
Presents of anchors as nautical gifts to be used as interior decorative items are singular not only in terms of their choice but also in terms of their artistic place at homes.
- Worn Blue Distressed Finish
- Made from Wood
- Part of the Latitudes Assortment
- By The Stone briar Collection
- Perfect addition to your seaside or cottage decor
Marine-based electronic items based are most workable of gift items for electronic buffs as they provide a much wider dimension of choices as compared to the other existing electronic gift mementoes. There is a perfect nautical gift for boating and sailing enthusiasts.
- Clear Vu scanning Sonar shows you more of what is in the water around your boat; This high frequency sonar gives near photographic images with detailed representations of objects, structure and fish
- The power of simple offers a keyed interface with dedicated buttons; The device is easy to use and easy to install; Available in 3.5, 5 and 7 inch display sizes; Water rating IPX7
- Waypoint map: Use the way point map to easily view, mark and navigate to locations such as brush piles, stumps and docks; Maximum depth 1,600 feet freshwater, 750 feet saltwater; Current draw at 12 volt: 0.23 Ampere
- Chirp Sonar sends a continuous sweep of frequencies which provides a wider range of information; Chirp Sonar is able to create crisper fish arches with better target separation
- Built in flasher: View your sonar data in the classic flasher format; Ideal for ice fishing or vertical jigging. Display size: 1.9 x 2.9 inches (4.9 x 7.3 centimeter); 3.5 inches diagonal (8.7 centimeter)
39. Nautical Flags
Nautical flags as tokens and gifts brighten the look of a household. In the festive season, nautical flags in the form of gifts can go a long way in terms of establishing a different kind of global connectivity.
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- 2. MULTIPURPOSE: Best for indoor and outdoor decorations || Nautical decor || You can hang your decorative flags in your front yard, garden, or patio, your family and friends will be able to see the beautiful holiday flag design from every angle and vantage point || strung on one continuous line for outlining the masts of your sailboat
- 3. Lightweight durable flags ,Easy and convenient storage ,Highly Durable and Long Lasting Tying
- 4. WASH CARE : Soak and Wash In Warm Water For Long Lasting , Thick Polyester Material: These flags are made from polyster fabric ,Double sided flags
40. Nautical Journal
Though penning down an event has become a bit old school, it will never get out of fashion for those who love to write and express their feeling through words.
- Blank Paper: No lined feature, you can draw mind maps, sketch ideas or write notes freely on the page. Perfectly work as writing journal, drawing pad, sketch book, travelers notebook, diary planner, coupon organizer, photo album and so on.
- Refillable, take paper out or in easily so that you can record any instant memory no mater where and when you are.
- High quality PU leather, soft in hands, durable for travel or outdoor adventure. Inserts are craft paper which give you a permanent memory.
- Convenient, perfect size for handbag and schoolbag; Built-in small binder help you add refills planner, calender pages easily; Available for pen, pencil, ballpoint pen and so on. More surprise you will find when getting EvZ journal.
- Size: 7x 5 inches, Leaflets: 80 sheets (160 Pages).
Do you think more nautical gift ideas can be added to this list? We would be happy to know.
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