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Boating Tips: Holiday Boating Gift Guide

Can’t think of the perfect gift for the boating enthusiast in your life this holiday season? Captains Nick and Keith are here to guide your holiday shopping with 4 of the best gift ideas for boaters of all levels.

VHF Radio

An already great safety idea for any boater, a VHF radio can help you communicate with fellow boaters, boat masters and emergency services when other communication methods are down. Learn more about VHF radios with Captain Keith's Boating Tips.

Personal Locator Beacon

Working through satelite connection, a personal locator beacon allows for distress signals to be easily received and help deployed if needed in difficult situations.

Chapmans Piloting Seamanship Book

Dubbed the “Boater’s Bible”, this extensive guide makes a wonderful gift for any boating enthusiast looking for resources, or as a decorative collector’s piece.

Boating Swag

Whether that be a pair of polarized sunglasses, branded apparel or a Toadfish untippable drinks coozie, your local MarineMax supply store will have an array of perfect gift ideas to put under the tree this year. Find your MarineMax location here.


You can see or hear more episodes of Boating Tips LIVE and our sister podcast, From the Helm Boating Broadcast, on The MarineMax Blog, accessible on the website or via mobile phone through the MarineMax App. You can also access more episodes on Amazon, Spotify, Google Podcast, Apple Podcast, or wherever you get your podcast news. See you out on the water! 

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