Gael Force’s Top Gifts for Christmas

With 4 weeks left until Christmas, you’ll be joining the camp of one of two types of people. Either you have all of your Christmas shopping completed and have done since at least mid-October.

Or, you’ve barely even thought about Christmas and reading how little time is left until Christmas Day has sent you into a panic. (There’s also the Christmas Eve shopper but we won’t count them).

That’s where we come in.

We’ve created a range of Christmas shops to provide you with inspiration but we’ve also gathered together our top 10 favourite gifts to give to your loved ones this Christmas. Check them out below!

1. Limit Pro XR Watch – £29.99

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Limit Watchmakers have a knack for producing superb designs with great features for great value and this watch is no exception!

The Pro XR watch has rugged marine styling in navy blue with features such as a stopwatch, countdown timer, pacer, day/date, alarms and night-time illumination!

It’s also waterproof to 100m and boasts a two-year guarantee. Even better, it comes gift-boxed, so you don’t need to worry about presentation this Christmas!

Another great Limit watch we have available is the Digital Countdown Watch in red/black for the same price.

2. Gael Force 7×50 Focus-Free Waterproof Binoculars – £39.99 (or 2 pairs for £70)

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Our own brand waterproof binoculars are superb value for money. These nitrogen-filled binoculars have long relief and are manufactured with a robust rubber armour body. They come with a carry-case and strap and offer a range of 367ft (132m) at 1000 yards.

The focus-free aspect means they use your eye’s natural ability to focus, rather than relying on manual adjustment and focusing mechanisms.

Our two pairs for £70 deal offers you an even better saving than buying one on its own so you can either get two gifts for less or you can treat yourself while you’re shopping for others!

3. Nauticalia “Ship Faced” Tankard – Only £9.99

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Everyone loves a good gag gift so why not combine something funny and perhaps a little silly with something useful?!

Whether it’s for a boating-themed party, a gift for those hard-to-buy-for ‘Yachties’, or simply keeping track of which drink is whose, this tankard is sure to make the recipient, and everyone else, smile!

Please be aware that it isn’t suitable for microwave or dishwasher. Size: 1 pint.

4. Garmin Striker Plus 4cv Fishfinder with GT20-TM Transducer – RRP £246.99 NOW £209.99 (Save 15%)

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The Garmin STRIKER Plus 4cv fishfinder is the perfect gift for the fisherman in your life. The built-in GPS feature (with CHIRP traditional sonar and CHIRP ClearVu scanning sonar) lets them mark and navigate to waypoints and shows the boat’s speed.

The Quickdraw Contours mapping software creates HD fishing maps of the places they’ve been, storing up to 2 million acres of content with 1-foot contours.

This fishfinder makes fishing a breeze and it’s built to work in any environment. The bright 4.3-inch display and intuitive user interface make it simple to navigate so they are ready for anything on the water.

5. Nauticalia Pocket Hammock – £14.99

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From the late 1600s onwards, hammocks (derived from the Spanish word ‘hamaca’) were widely used on ships with sailors having to share a double one.

Thankfully, you won’t have to share this one with anyone else. This frameless mini-hammock is woven from tough nylon and rolls up into a fist-sized ball that can slip easily into your pocket.

It is versatile in its use as you can take it out on the boat with you or when you go camping. It is suitable for people up to 6 ft 3 inches tall.

6. Holebrook Men’s Windproof Joar Sweater – RRP £138.98 NOW £109.95 (Save 21%)

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The ‘Joar’ sweater is the latest to be added to our range of Holebrook knitwear. Holebrook is known for producing high-quality sweaters which is why we’re sure your loved ones would appreciate one as a gift.

This black t-neck sweater is 100% cotton and structure knitted with brown Alcantara patches over the elbows and shoulders making it fashionable, comfortable, and functional.

This windproof sweater is perfect for keeping the chill away, regardless of the season, while still remaining light in warmer weather.

Check out our great range of other Holebrook sweaters for men and women.

7. NauticaliaWooden Dominoes Set – RRP £19.99 NOW £11.95 (Save 40%) SOLD OUT

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This set is a great gift and also a nice way to pass the time over the festive period, wherever you may be, regardless of age.

This smart wooden box with glass panel set in the top and brass inlaid corners houses a full set of quality wooden dominoes.

Box length: 8 inches.

8. Nauticalia Salmon Cushion – £19.99

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Cushion, pillow, toy or ornament, it’s entirely up to you! This unusual fabric fish is highly realistic and a great quirky gift to someone.

It’s printed on both sides and is firmly stuffed to give it an authentic shape and appearance. The cushion is made from strong hardwearing polyester with a shiny gloss finish and is 33 inches long.

It’s also CE tested for toy safety (ages 3 upwards) so you don’t have to worry about that.

We also have Crab Cushions and Shark Cushions available, if Salmon doesn’t take your fancy.

9. Standard Horizon HX210 Handheld Radio –  RRP £134.95 NOW £118.95 (Save 12%)

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The HX210 Marine Handheld Radio is a handy compact transceiver with a high capacity Lithium-Ion battery and a buoyant case. It is waterproof to 1 metre for 30 minutes and is designed to float face up if it’s dropped overboard. It also has a 3-year warranty so overall, it’s the perfect gift for that clumsy person in your life!

Despite its compact size, it boasts one of the largest screens in its class with a bright (yet dimmable option) backlit LCD screen and easy to operate menu system. The water-activated strobe light on the cover makes it easy for the radio, or the person using it, to be found at night.

It’s the perfect time to upgrade your loved one’s old radio and with all USA, International and Canadian channels available, it’ll suit you wherever you are in the world.

10. Gael Force Chandlery Gift Vouchers – £10-£50

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Still struggling for what to get your loved ones for Christmas?

If you’re not sure what they need, why not give them one of our gift vouchers so they can treat themselves at a later point?

Vouchers are redeemable over the phone or in-store at our Inverness, Glasgow, and Plymouth branches. They’re also valid for 1 year so there’s plenty of time to use them.


Visit our Christmas shops for more inspiration! We’ve made Christmas easy this year by setting up shops by budget, by ‘who it’s for’ and everything else in between. Happy shopping!

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