Shopping for a sailor this holiday season? These gifts are guaranteed to bring joy to anyone on your list!

1. Musto Thermal Turtleneck Baselayer

RRP: €54.99

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When the weather gets cold, Musto thermals are guaranteed to keep you warm and comfortable. Made from a fast wicking, low absorption fabric with a cosy turtleneck it will be a firm favourite in any winter kit bag.

Available from CH Marine.

2. Musto BR1 Corsica Gilet

RRP: €119

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Lined with fleece for warmth on colder days, this streamlined gilet is also waterproof making it ideal for use out on the water. Multiple pockets keep valuables safe while an additional internal pocket comes with a headphone exit point for those who like to listen to their favourite tunes while sailing!

Available from CH Marine.

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3. Henri Lloyd Traverse Fleece

RRP: €109.99

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The super comfortable Traverse fleece is constructed from a medium weight knit with a light brushed back to trap warming air. This top is a perfect gift that can be used as an outer on those chilly evenings on the coast or as a mid-layer underneath an outer shell.

Available from Henri Lloyd.

4. Crewsaver Crewfit Lifejacket

RRP: €88.95

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The Crewsaver Crewfit Sport is the perfect gift for leisure sailors or general boaters looking for a lightweight, comfortable, safe jacket. The Crewfit Sport Lifejacket inflates automatically when immersed in water giving 165 newtons of buoyancy (suitable for anyone during inshore/coastal activities) while the crotch strap keeps you secured to the jacket. Does not include a harness.

Available from CH Marine.

5. Musto BR1 Trousers

RRP: €180

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The Musto BR1 trousers are popular amongst sailors and for good reason. In addition to being 100% waterproof and breathable, they are super hard wearing.  These pants will not only keep you dry, they’ll last you a lifetime!

Available from or to order through CH Marine

6. Musto Solent Gore-tex Jacket

RRP: €320

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Give the gift of hardcore protection from the elements this Christmas! The Musto Solent Jacket is waterproof, windproof and breathable protecting you from the very worst that Mother Nature can throw at you. A fleece-lined collar adds warmth and the adjustable hood, cuffs and hem work together to keep out the rain and spray.

Available from or to order through CH Marine

7. Gill Reflex Sunglasses

RRP: €58.95

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They look awesome, they float, they have polarized lenses and they don’t cost a bomb, seriously, what is not to love about these sunglasses?! All Gill sunglasses are made specifically for use on the water ensuring that watersport lovers have UV protection and aren’t suffering the ill effects of glare off the water.

Available from CH Marine.

8. McWilliam Bag (Large)

RRP: €74.99

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McWilliam’s famous and most popular multi-purpose sail bags have somewhat of a cult following within the sailing community. Available in for sizes from small to extra large these bags are hard wearing and waterproof.

Available from CH Marine.

9. Musto Fast Dry Crew Cap

RRP: €21.99

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This lightweight cap is a perfect all-rounder and makes for a great stocking filler for any sailor! The handy clip also ensures it will never blow away!

Available from CH Marine.

10. Try Sailing Session with Sailing in Dublin

RRP: From €30

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If you know someone that would love to try sailing, the friendly Sailing in Dublin Club is offering ‘try sailing’ sessions for €30. What a great pressie!

Available from Sailing in Dublin Club

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