Top 12 Boating Gifts Under $100 (Updated Nov 2019)

The holidays are fast approaching and you still need to find the perfect boating gifts. But don’t panic, we have got you covered with our hand-picked boating gifts ideal for any boater. Here are 12 last minute boating gifts under $100, find great gifts before the holidays arrive or even year round!

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We updated this article in November 2019 to reevaluate and update some gift recommendations for the 2020 gift season. Read on to discover great gifts for the boaters in your life for under $100.

Minn Kota Endura C2 30

Minn Kota Endura Transom Mount Trolling Motor

Here is the Minn Kota Endura Transom Mount C2 30 Trolling Motor. This will put a smile on any boater’s face, it is the perfect motor for kayaks or 12 – 14 foot boats. Your boater will love how easy it is to install as well as run with excellent controls. Including a telescoping tiller, 5 Fwd/3 Rev speed settings, depth control and a steering lock. Also it is super quiet when operating and has an indestructible shaft. If you have a boater who has a small vessel and wants to try out trolling then the Minn Kota Endura C2 30 is the gift to choose!

Spinlock Lume-On Life Jacket Lights

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Spinlock Lume-On Life Jacket Lights

The Lume-On Life Jacket Lights are very bright add-on lights for life jackets. They come in pairs, each with 2 flashing LED Lights, that illuminate an inflated life jacket. In fact they are water activated and waterproof (IP68)! So much so that they are completely safe underwater. One thing to note though is they only attach to life jackets with separate bladder and covers. So its best to confirm what kind of life jacket the gift receiver uses. Anyone receiving these types of boating gifts will know you care for their safety out on the water. Good for you!

EcoSlate Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker

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EcoSlate Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker

The Exogear EcoSlate Wireless Speaker packs awesome sound into a nice and slim profile box. Enjoy your favorite tunes via two 10-Watt speakers paired with dual passive sub-woofers. This combination creates rich sound with enhanced bass to enjoy any kind of music. Owners of this speaker get great features including:

  • It is IP68 waterproof certified (it is submersible) and  UV protected.
  • With dirt and dust proof protection.
  • It even floats in the water.
  • Integrated LED flashlight with 3 levels.
  • Integrated Siri® Voice Control for Iphone®, iPad®, & iPod touch®.

Any boater who enjoys music out on the water will love this great gift.

Adidas Women's Climacool Water Shoe

Adidas Women's Climacool Water Shoe

The Adidas Climacool Water Shoe is sleek, sporty and summer-ready. Boaters know how important it is to have proper footwear out on the water. With this in mind, ladies will like its feminine take on the boat shoe with 360-degrees of climacool®. Made from perforated neoprene mesh with a soft lining and a drainage system. Likewise it has a comfortable tongue material and traxion™ grip. One thing to note is the shoe does run narrow, so size accordingly.

Bushnell Water & Fog Proof Binocular

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Bushnell Water & Fog Proof Binocular

The Bushnell Binocular is actually inexpensive for binoculars. What makes these great is that they have similar characteristics of expensive binoculars. Including quality optics with stunning high definition clarity. As well as being 100% waterproof and nitrogen purged for reliable, fog-free performance. Any boater on your shopping list will appreciate the non-slip rubber armor and soft texture grip. Even better is the limited lifetime warranty! Bushnell has been an industry leader in excellent optics for more than 65 years. Choose these if you know a boater who enjoys watching birds and similar ocean animals.

DuffelSåk Waterproof Duffle Bag

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DuffelSåk Waterproof Duffle Bag

Boaters who plan on any boating activity, need the DuffelSåk waterproof bag. This bag will protect all their stuff while on the water so they can enjoy a stress-free adventure. With its PVC exterior, welded seams & secure roll-down top, DuffelSåk seals out water and grit. Boaters love its ease of use with padded handles, a shoulder strap, pockets & reflective trim. Plus a roll-down top (not a leaky zipper). To close, simply roll it down 3-4 times, snap the side clips, and you’re set. In fact, it’s so tight it can even float without leaking! Although it is not rated for submersion.  Buyers looking for innovative boating gifts will be very happy choosing a DuffelSåk.

Line Cutterz Ring: Line Cut Tool

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Line Cutterz Ring

Have a boater that is also an angler? Then the line cutterz is one of the best boating gifts. It can’t be any more simple: it is a ring worn on the finger that cuts fishing line! Sleek and adjustable, the ring has a double-sided blade. As a result you can make quick cutting of mono-filament and braided fishing line. Another feature is the comfortable Velcro strap that will attach to a fishing rod. Anyone who enjoys kayak fishing, surf fishing, and fly fishing, will love a line cutterz ring.

Recycled Lobster Rope Doormat

Original Lobster Rope Doormat

How cool are these?! This is the Original Lobster Rope Doormat from The New England Trading Company. Otherwise known as the first company to sell recycled lobster rope doormats online. As well as it has been featured in major national media many times. Each door mat is handwoven by Maine locals using lobster rope no longer in use. They are also  reversible, easy to clean, weather-resistant, mold-resistant, and odor-resistant. Will last for years and years – no Maine fisherman would have it any other way! Measures 18″ x 30″.

Give the boater in your life the chance to own a piece of American-made Maine history for their doorstep.

Adidas Men's Climacool Water Shoe

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Adidas Men's Climacool Water Shoe

The Adidas Men’s Climacool Water Shoe is a lightweight, snug fitting shoe. Boaters appreciate having high quality waterproof shoes when on deck. Moreover guys will enjoy the 360-degrees of climacool® material. Made from perforated neoprene mesh that is fast drying. Plus they are very comfortable with a non slip sole made of traxion™ grip. These are a great help to any boater who spends a lot of time on wave soaked boats.

Jack Mason Men's Nautical Chronograph Watch

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Jack Mason Men's Nautical Chronograph Watch

The Jack Mason Nautical Chronograph Watch is a stylish gift to give to any boating man in your life. This watch is about as “American Nautical” as it gets due to the subtle homage to the Texas flag. This is easy to see with the second hand that is hit with a subtle red, white and blue marking. Plus an etched crown of a Texas lone star for homage to Jack Mason’s roots. The watch is water-resistant at 10 ATM. ATM (atmospheres) is a measure of how a watch will work in water pressure. The watchs’ case back has an etched ships wheel as a final hat tip to the Nautical influence of the collection. Finally, the interchangeable straps make this watch ideal for land, sea, a casual brunch or a night out.

Polk Audio BOOM Swimmer Bluetooth Speaker

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Polk Audio BOOM Swimmer Bluetooth Speaker

The BOOM Swimmer Speaker is not afraid of the water. If you have a boater who also loves to dive into the deep blue then this is the speaker for them. You can immerse this durable little Bluetooth speaker to a depth of 3 feet for up to 30 minutes. It is wireless and plays music from a smartphone, tablet, or other Bluetooth devices. Use it anywhere there’s a chance of getting soaked but don’t take it scuba diving.

Accidents happen, lucky for you though because its casing is shock and dust-resistant. If you are looking for boating gifts that are perfect for a day at the beach or on the boat, this is a great choice!

Uniden Submersible VHF Marine Radio

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Uniden Submersible VHF Marine Radio

The Uniden VHF Radio is a well built compact and handheld VHF marine radio. Some boating gifts are fun while others are life saving, this one is the latter. With impressive features including:

  • Adjustable power wattage.
  • All USA, International, and Canada channels.
  • Submersible with a JIS8/IPX8 rating.

It has a lithium-ion rechargeable battery that can last up to 12 hours. As well as the ability to store up to 100 saved locations. In addition, it has a large and bright easy-to-read display screen. Boaters will also like that it comes with a 3 year warranty. Help the boater you are buying for  to communicate with ease, buy the Uniden VFH radio.

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Last update on 2020-07-12

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