From the Helm | Boating Broadcast | Nautical Gift Guide

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This episode is all about finding the perfect gifts for the nautically obsessed. And the gift ideas don't stop there! Learn about the Sea Ray Seas & Greetings program with Caroline English, Sea Ray Marketing Director. The program connects with Sea Ray owners and fans in three ways - a holiday gift guide, Facebook watch parties, and a photo contest. Tune in to hear more!

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HEADLINES: 

Today's headlines are all about finding the perfect gifts for the nautically obsessed. Start by perusing New Safety Gear for Boaters by Yachting Magazine and find cool binoculars, stylish lifejackets, and personal locator beacons to keep your boaters safe next season.

Then, get your fish on with the 2020 Holiday Fishing Gift Guide by Sport Fishing Magazine. They've compiled a list of fishing tackle and gear ideas from your favorite brands that any angler would love, including gift ideas from $15 up to a few hundred.

Boating Magazine put together a lengthy list of Cool Boating Gifts for the Holiday Season, including wearables, coolers, waterproof bags, watersports gear, and the latest tech.

Finally, take a tour through MarineMax's Holiday Gift Guide. This complete list includes gifts for avid anglers, techies, wake-lovers, pet owners, sun worshipers, and red solo cup collectors.

GUEST: 

The gift ideas don't stop there! Learn about the Sea Ray Seas & Greetings program with Caroline English, Sea Ray Marketing Director. The program connects with Sea Ray owners and fans in three ways. First, with a holiday gift guide that takes you through numerous gift ideas for the boater in your life. Second, with watch parties that will live stream on Facebook every Tuesday in December. Check out Wine Pairing with Jean Charles Boisset, Cooking with Kenyon, Virtual Cocktail Hour with Blue Chair Bay Rum, and Christmas Caroling with Leah Schafer. Lastly, the Sea Ray Seas & Greetings program will connect with Sea Ray owners and fans with a photo contest and 25 days of giveaways! Take a cool Sea Ray inspired photo and submit it via their website to enter to win items from Sea Ray partners, a Seas & Greetings tote, ornaments, and tumblers. Giveaways begin on December 1st and go through the end of December, but photo submissions are only taken now through December 11.

SOCIAL UPDATE: 

Look at that! More gift ideas. This time, how to buy gifts for friends and family while simultaneously cleaning up the world's oceans. Hear more about the 4ocean project and ways you can contribute to cleaner waterways.

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