The Custom Captain 2023 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Every Boater

The Custom Captain 2023 Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts for Every Boater

Holiday shopping is in full swing, and there's no better time to decide upon the perfect gifts for your loved ones. This year, why don't you think outside the box and delight the boating enthusiast in your life with unique, customized boating gifts featuring their favorite item, their boat!

At Custom Captain, we excel at creating high-quality, custom boat designs and apparel that get the nod from boaters and fishermen alike. From custom boat shirts, koozies, drinkware and jackets, our range of products makes the ultimate gift for boaters. Here's our top ten picks for the 2023 holiday season – the Custom Captain Holiday Gift Guide! 

1. Windbreaker

windbreaker jacket

Our windbreaker isn't just a piece of clothing; it's a blend of style, comfort, and indispensable utility. Constructed from superior quality materials, this windbreaker provides top-notch defense against harsh and unpredictable marine weather conditions, from spray and wind to unexpected temperature dips.

The fabric is both water and wind-resistant, ensuring the wearer remains warm and dry, no matter what Mother Nature has to throw. The windbreaker also offers a high-collar and secure zip-front, adding an extra layer of protection against bone-chilling sea breezes.

Far from being strictly utilitarian, the Custom Captain Windbreaker also meets high standards of style. With a sleek, minimalistic design, it forms a versatile addition to any boater's wardrobe, easily transitioning from a day out on the water to an evening on the shore. You can choose from a variety of colors to match the recipient's personality or boating gear. The windbreaker also features customizable options to make it a truly personal gift. 

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2. Acrylic Tumbler with Straw

clear glass with straw

A must-have boating accessory, the Acrylic Tumbler with Straw from Custom Captain, is expertly designed for boaters who love their drinks on the go. This clear tumbler allows you to see what's inside, and it's ergonomically designed for easy handling, even when the seas are choppy. It's made from high-quality BPA-free plastic for robustness, durability, and safety.

The acrylic tumbler stands out with its versatility, making it easy to bring your favorite drink with you anywhere and everywhere.  It's also easy to clean - a quick rinse and it's ready for the next use. 

But the charm of Custom Captain’s Acrylic Tumbler is really in its customization. Choose to have your boat (or boat logo) printed on the cup for a personal touch.

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3. Toddler Dri-fit Long Sleeve Tee

two kids in drifit shirts

Gift your little adventurer a toddler-sized dri-fit long-sleeve tee showcasing their love for being out on the boat. This comfortable, moisture-wicking material is perfect for a day on the boat, the playground, or just lounging at home. Made with love and the best-quality fabric, it's designed to keep your toddler comfy and stylish. 

Our toddler-sized dri-fit long-sleeve tees come in classic boat-ready colors such as white, grey, and blue. Want to add a special touch? We can customize these tees with the family boat, making it perfect for family gatherings out on the water. Parents will appreciate the easy-care fabric that's machine-wash friendly – excellent for active toddlers. The Toddler Dri-fit Long Sleeve Tee is not just a clothing item; it is designed to inspire a sense of adventure and love for boating in kids early on. Trust us; you'll not only be gifting a premium-quality tee but also a delightful piece of clothing that they'll love to wear again and again. 

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4. Custom Trucker Hat

man on boat wearing hat

Our custom trucker hats are a classic. These hats are versatile and modern, fitting the bill perfectly for dedicated boaters, anglers, or just anyone who loves playful, bespoke accessories. The mesh back ensures better ventilation, making it a comfortable choice for those sun-soaked summer trips on the water. Meanwhile, the sturdy front panel offers an ideal space for showcasing customized boat designs, transforming an ordinary hat into something personal and unique.

The design possibilities of our custom trucker hats are virtually limitless. You can choose to have an illustration of their favorite boat emblazoned on the front or even have the logo of your boat featured for a truly unique touch. 

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5. Fish Sleeve Dri-Fit Shirt

fish sleeves

One of the standout features of our Fish Sleeve Dri-Fit Shirt is its captivating design sure to make a statement. We offer three eye-catching prints - a fierce tuna, a sleek swordfish, and a bass with the American flag on it. These decorated shirts are an awesome option for the boater who has everything. 

Designed to balance aesthetics and comfort, the material of the Fish Sleeve Dri-Fit Shirt is simply exceptional. It's crafted with premium fabric that features moisture-absorbing technology, perfect for those exciting fishing trips under the sun. This means that while reeling in fish, the wearer remains cool and fresh as the shirt accelerates evaporation and actively wicks moisture away from the skin.

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6. American Flag Long Sleeve Dri-Fit

american flag long sleeve shirt

If you're looking for a gift that represents national pride, comfort, and style all in one, then look no further than our American Flag long-sleeve dri-fit shirt. This unique gift embodies the American spirit while also promising top-tier wearability for any boat-loving individuals. Made from the best fabric in the market, this shirt is fashioned for comfort during both cooler sea breezes and intense summer sun.

What makes this gift even more special is its design. The American flag is more than just a symbol; it's a declaration of unity, freedom, and the spirit of the adventurer - very much like the essence of boating itself. Wearing this shirt is a proud proclamation of one's love for their nation and their passion for the sea. Whether it's for a casual sea trip or proudly worn during Fourth of July celebrations on deck or at home, this shirt is suitable for any event.

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7. Canvas Tote Bag

canvas tote bag

Our canvas tote bags make an excellent addition to any boater's gear. These totes are known for their durability. They are crafted using high-grade canvas, intended to withstand whatever elements they encounter. With their heavyweight fabric, they can carry all essentials during a sea journey, from sunscreens and towels to snacks and books. They're also versatile, equally handy for town trips, making them an ideal eco-friendly alternative to plastic bags during a grocery run.

One of the major highlights of these tote bags is the customizability they offer. Want to infuse a personal touch into this practical gift? No problem. You can customize the bag with a boat name or boat. Imagine the surprise on your loved one's face when they see a tote bag stylishly constructed with their boat on it. This thoughtful touch escalates it from merely a sturdy bag to a significant keepsake making it the perfect gift.

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8. Stickers

Get creative with our versatile yet elegant range of custom boating stickers. They serve as more than just decals - they're miniature pieces of personalized art. Our custom stickers can be specifically tailored to feature your loved one's boat or logo. Our sticker’s make it easy to show off your boat everywhere and anywhere! 

Adding personal touch goes a long way, and our stickers are the perfect way to deck out a variety of items. For those who love to carry a piece of the ocean with them, these nautical stickers give them just that opportunity. They can be affixed to water bottles, adorning laptop covers, adding character to car windows, decorating notebooks, and even customizing their fishing gear. 

Being waterproof and tear-resistant, these stickers are designed to withstand everyday wear and tear. Their high-quality adhesive sticks easily to any smooth surface and stays intact. What's more, they make for excellent stocking stuffers, making it a joy to unpack Christmas stockings. 

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9. Custom Blanket

Sherpa blanket

Whether it's an early morning sail or a breezy evening on the deck, our custom blankets offer warmth and comfort. This soft, personalized blanket is more than just an efficient way to stave off the chill - it's a comforting touch of home.  

We offer two types of custom blankets to cater to every boating need. For those seeking a compact comforter, we have a more portable 50x60 inch size - perfect for solo use or for small picnics on the beach. And for those who like to lounge with family and friends, our large 60x80 inch blankets make the cut - large enough to keep everyone cozy during stargazing sessions on deck or movie nights at home. Both variants are made from high-quality fabric, ensuring a snuggly and warm feel and lightweight design, making them ideal travel companions.

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10. Steel Tumbler

stainless steel tumbler on a table

A tried-and-true companion for the seafarer could be none other than our resilient stainless-steel tumbler - a staple accessory everyone on a boat should possess. This high quality container serves dual functions, effectively maintaining the temperature of both hot and cold drinks for hours while offering a spill-resistant design, perfect for those windy days on the deck.

Cruise through a crisp morning with a hot cup of coffee or watch the sun dip below the horizon with a chilled beverage, all from the comfort of your prized steel tumbler. One of the best things about our stainless-steel tumbler is its customizable exterior. 

This gifting option isn't just for boat lovers, but it extends its utility to campers, commuters, and coffee enthusiasts too. It's practical, portable, durable, and simply a lifestyle essential. In essence, by gifting this steel tumbler, you undoubtedly add a touch of personal warmth to your loved ones' daily routines, wherever they may be. Whether it's kept on a boat, taken to work, or used at home, it's a glowing reminder of your thoughtfulness and the love you share for each other—and the open waters.

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The holiday season brings us a sense of peace and glee, of love shared and memories made, of traditions appreciated and gifts exchanged. The items we listed in this 2023 Custom Captain Holiday Gift Guide offers you a selection of unique and thoughtful gifts - each customizable, functional, and designed with love.

From the heart of the sea to the heart of your loved ones, a present from Custom Captain isn't just another gift—it's a lifestyle piece. Happy gifting!