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Gift Ideas for the Paddleboarder in Your Life 2024

10 Gifts For The Diehard Paddler In Your Life

10 Gifts For The Diehard Paddler In Your Life

Updated on 7/10/2024
Abigail ScottBy Abigail Scott
Hi, I'm Abigail 👋 Since embarking on my kayaking and boarding adventures in 2010, I've navigated rivers and lakes across North America and beyond. With over a decade of experience and countless waterways explored, I'm here to help enthusiasts like you embark on unforgettable water adventures!
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Once again, it's the holiday season! Now is the time to make your list and check it twice, and figure out who you were nice enough to give a gift to this holiday season.

Gift-giving can be challenging, but we're here to make it easier for you this year. If you have a friend or family member who's a paddleboarder or kayaker or a person who loves the great outdoors, we've compiled a list of some of the most requested paddling gear and accessories. Find out more, and if you have any suggestions for great gifts for paddlers, please share in the comments!

GoPro Black Pro Common Outdoor Sports Kit

Who among us would not want to upload every minute of their adventures to YouTube with their waterproof GoPro? It's unacceptable to get into "pics, or it didn't happen" situations.

Thanks to Black Pro, you can now have fun with your Go Pro Hero 5 (and Sessions 1 to 5) with the ultimate Go Pro sports accessories kit. It is possible to mount your Go Pro on your head, chest, wrist, or board using their gear. For group or high angle photos, mount it to a selfie stick, or mount it on the bobber so you can record your adventures from the water level. Whether for social media or as a keepsake, this package is perfect for anyone who enjoys documenting their outdoor adventures.

 

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Werner Skagit Straight Shaft Paddle 2 Pieces

Kayaks are an expensive purchase. Some people can only spend a few hundred dollars on a kayak, so they skimp on the accessories, such as a decent paddle. A good quality paddle can significantly improve paddling, and a weight loss of just a few ounces can dramatically impact the back and shoulders. As well as being lightweight, the Werner Skagit has an adjustable angle blade to help in varying paddling conditions.

A very versatile paddle at a great price, the Werner Skagit is touted as one of Werner's best values. Share the love this holiday season! Gift one of Werner's top paddles!

LED Light System For Kayaks And SUPs

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3.9
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What could be more fun than paddling by moonlight? What if it doesn't work? Northern Lights' underwater LED lights have solved that problem. Enjoy the illumination of the waterway while you paddle or even see the aquatic life when you go. These lights have multicolor settings and are removable. Additionally, they have built-in life jackets. Even if they fall off, they will float on top instead of illuminating the bottom of the water and never being seen again.

You can give this as a gift to the night owl in your life as a great way to light the way!

The Suspendz EZ Kayak And SUP Rack

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4.8
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SUPs and kayaks are great for exercise and recreation, but they take up much space. A Suspenz Kayak and SUP Rack is the perfect gift for the paddler in your life. With this kayak and paddle board rack, you can keep your kayaks and paddle boards off the ground and out of the way in a garage or shed. The powder-coated finish makes it suitable for indoor and outdoor use. The 100-pound weight limit means that almost any kayak or SUP will fit.

Make sure you don't forget about your paddler! Hang their gear up and out of the way with a Suspenz Kayak and SUP Rack.

Sack For Unigear Dry Bags

Here's a Captain Obvious warning: Paddling is a wet activity, so your things will probably get wet. To keep your items dry, you can stow a lightweight, versatile dry bag under your kayak's or paddle board 's bungee net.

Multiple sizes of the Unigear Dry Bag Sack are available to accommodate items of all sizes. A complimentary touch-enabled phone bag is also available. With the Unigear Dry Bag Sack, you can also carry credit cards, wallets, and other essential documents while paddling.

Life Jacket With Rescue Handle For Outward Hound Dogs

There's nothing better than taking your best friend for a paddle? If Cujo gets into trouble, you can paddle with peace of mind knowing he will be safe in his life jacket.

Large and small dogs alike can wear this life jacket with ease. Two handles make it even easier to lift your dog from the water with this doggy life jacket. Prepare your kayak, which includes a kayak seat for dog! Then taking your dog out with you is more peaceful than paddling with another person due to the front float support that keeps your dog's head above water while they swim. You can at least count on a dog not complaining about how fast or slow you are going. There's just you and your dog and the Outward Hound Dog Life Jacket.

2 Flush Mount Fishing Rod Holders By KSTON

There is a good chance that you know someone who enjoys fishing, don't we all?. These flush mount fishing rod holders are perfect if you want fishing but can't afford to upgrade to a fishing kayak.

Simply slide them into your sit-in or sit-on-top kayak, insert your rods, then BOOM! Kayak Angler Status: Accomplished. The 30-degree angle ensures a more natural tip for inserting and removing the rod when a fish is on, and it is easy to install. A kayak angler will be delighted with this ideal gift!

Cart Suspendz Smart Airless DLX

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4.6
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It would be best if you didn't let the weight of your kayak deter you from getting out on the water. With the Suspenz Smart Airless Kayak Cart, you'll be able to effortlessly transport your kayak from the car to the launch point. The Airless tires mean that you'll never worry about flat tires making it difficult to push. Despite holding up to 150 pounds, the cart folds up small enough to fit into a mesh carry bag that easily fits inside your kayak.

With the Suspenz Smart Airless cart, transporting your kayak is a breeze!

Boots For Wetsuits And Paddles By NeoSport

Among novice and experienced paddlers alike is the question, What shoes should I wear paddling? Look no further than the NeoSport Low Top Booties. This pair of neoprene boots ensures warmth and dryness while kayaking, but they're also suitable for other water sports. As well as providing warm foot protection, they are an excellent choice for paddlers who paddle through cold water or traverse rocky beaches or river bottoms.

Paddlers searching for happy feet will be pleased with the NeoSport Paddle Low Top Boots, which have puncture-resistant soles and easy on/off pull tabs.

SUP Anchor Kit By Airhead

Stand-up paddle board s tend to be mobile water toys that you can take anywhere, but sometimes you want to stay put to enjoy the scenery, cast a line, or practice your downward dog. With the Airhead SUP Anchor Kit, you can focus on enjoying the moment while your board sticks to one spot. It's great for yoga, paddling, fishing, or lying out and working on your tan.

A nylon storage bag and D-ring come with the Airhead anchor kit. Keep your SUP in place with the Airhead SUP Anchor kit!

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That's all there is to it! A list of ten killer gifts for the adventurer or paddler you know. What are your other suggestions? Tell us in the comments!

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

What are some good gift ideas for paddleboarders?

Some good gift ideas for paddleboarders include a high-quality paddle, a stand-up paddleboard (SUP) backpack, a waterproof phone case, a waterproof speaker, a waterproof dry bag, and a paddleboard leash.

Can I give a paddleboard as a gift?

Yes, you can give a paddleboard as a gift. However, it's important to make sure the recipient has the proper space to store it, and that the paddleboard is the right size and type for their level of experience and intended use.

Are there any accessories that are essential for paddleboarding?

Some essential accessories for paddleboarding include a paddle, a life jacket, a paddleboard leash, and a waterproof dry bag for storing personal items.

Can I give a paddleboarding lesson as a gift?

Yes, a paddleboarding lesson can be a great gift for someone who is new to the sport or looking to improve their skills. Look for certified and experienced instructor or a professional company that offers lessons.

What should I consider when buying a gift for a paddleboarder?

When buying a gift for a paddleboarder, consider their level of experience and the type of paddleboarding they will be doing (e.g. recreational, touring, racing, yoga, etc.). It's also important to consider the quality and durability of the item.

How can I find out what type of paddleboard the recipient prefers?

You can ask the recipient directly, or do some research on the different types of paddleboards and their intended uses. You can also ask a local paddleboard shop or instructor for advice.