It’s fun to buy gifts for sailors – they always need stuff, or want stuff, or want stuff they don’t really need!
Here are some great gift ideas for sailors…
Textbooks ~ give the gift of learning
- Sailing Made Easy is the most comprehensive education and boating safety learn-to-sail guide to date.
- Coastal Cruising Made Easy build on the basic sailing skills so you can venture towards more distant cruising grounds.
- Bareboat Cruising Made Easy is the definitive go-to resource for all sailors who enjoy cruising and destination oriented sailing.
- Cruising Catamarans Made Easy is the premier sailing textbook to focus exclusively on how to operate a cruising catamaran.
All of the American Sailing Association Textbooks are available as iBooks. This convenient digital format offers the same illustrations & exceptional photographs, but allows you to easily access them from anywhere, at any time . Give an ASA iBook as a Gift >>
Cruising Guides ~ an inspiring gift that will broaden their horizons
If you’re a family that likes to take go cruising, a well written cruising guide is a gift that keeps on giving. Whether it’s for a local cruising ground that you visit on your own boat, or for an exotic bareboat charter somewhere new – this is a fun gift for sailors that will both educate and inspire.
Sailing Challenge App ~ practice your sailing skills, boat no longer required
*NEW UPDATED VERSION*The ASA Sailing Challenge App now features 3 new exciting sailing courses including a course in the British Virgin Islands and a course that is sailed at night. We also added a lot of other features and improvements that make this the best selling education sailing app out there!
A cutting-edge, mobile gaming app designed as a fun learning aid to help illustrate the principles of sailing in a rich interactive and entertaining format. Ideal for those students studying for their ASA 101 certification, or for any old salt looking for a challenge without getting wet!
This makes a great gift for a sailor, especially during the winter when real sailing is harder to come by. This app will let them scratch that sailing itch and keep their skills sharp!
GO SAILING App ~ a FREE gift from ASA
*NEW UPDATED VERSION* GO SAILING is now even easier to use. With over 16,000 sailors using the app it’s never been easier to find crew, or find a sailing event in your error. The app is FREE and there are no membership fees!
The GO SAILING app helps you find crew or apply to be crew on other skippers trips. There are also sailing related social events, seminars, and sailing lessons on the app. GO SAILING is the best free sailing app for connecting to your local sailing & boating community.
Sailor Grab Bag ~ everything a sailor needs for a day on the water
This sailor grab bag has everything a sailor needs for a day on the water.
- Wicking sailing cap to keep the sun out of your eyes while you’re watching those tell tales on the jib.
- UPF 50+ wicking sailing shirt that helps protect you from the sun.
- Sailing gloves to help you handle those sheets when the wind picks up.
- the perfect bag to store everything in and carry your gear to and from the boat.