Great Gift Ideas for Sailors!

Whether you're putting together your note to Santa, or looking for the perfect gift for the boatbuilder (or boat lover) in your family, we're here to help. 

Pennant

Pennant

Pennants, or streamers, have an ancient history in sailing vessels.  600-year-old paintings of sailing ships show them. They were indispensable to warships during the Age of Sail, as they identified the vessel and the captain aboard. ...

$14.99

NRS Ricksack Dry Bags

NRS Ricksack Dry Bags

The Ricksack™ series provides the advantage of a see-through bag with the added durability of a thread-reinforced PVC body. In fact, we consider this the most durable transparent bag on the market. StormStrip™ vinyl closure system...

from $23.95

Build Your Own Boat - Small Craft Tee

Build Your Own Boat - Small Craft Tee

CLC's New Build Your Own Boat - Smallcraft T-Shirts are here.  And, in a 50/50 blend of polyester and cotton!  The fabric and ink are first-rate.  Silhouettes of popular sailing and rowing craft are visable on the back of the...

from $14.99

Knots - Splices - and Line Handling: Captain's Quick Guides

Knots - Splices - and Line Handling: Captain's Quick Guides

On the water, when questions arise, there is no time to spend searching through an exhaustive manual. The Captain's QuickGuides provide all the answers--fast. Drawn from the world's largest boating library, each laminated QuickGuide presents 14...

$9.95

Waterlust Sailing Canoe

Waterlust Sailing Canoe

In the summer of 2016 Chesapeake Light Craft partnered with the filmmaking team Waterlust to design and build a pair of 17-foot sailing canoes. Waterlust - Patrick Rynne, Fiona Graham, Laura Graham, and Jennah Caster - then...

Kits from $1399.00
Plans from $5.00

Navisafe Navi Light 360 degrees (3 Color LED)

Navisafe Navi Light 360 degrees (3 Color LED)

The NRS Navisafe Navi Light (Red/ Green) is a must-have safety device for your boat. You get super bright red and green navigation lights in a compact waterproof unit that attaches anywhere. Navi light Red/Green gives ultra strong light...

$89.99

NRS Vista PFDs

NRS Vista PFDs

We've tried out about fifty PFDs in the search for the perfect flotation device for paddling. Here's one that has it all: great cut and mobility so you forget you have it on, 7 adjustment points, the highest quality materials, pockets, attachment...

from $59.95

Eco Flare

Eco Flare

Make yourself visible with the Eco Flare™ personal locator light. An essential safety item for sea kayakers, it comes complete with two bulbs: one for constant area light and a flashing red LED. Whether you're paddling through shipping lanes...

$12.95

Gift Certificates

Gift Certificates

The Gift of Boatbuilding A perfect gift for the boatbuilder in your family! Don't worry about picking the perfect boat design, plans, tools, accessories, or boatbuilding supplies. Just select an amount in the pull-down window for a gift...

from $25.00

Signal Mirror and Whistle

Signal Mirror and Whistle

The Hot Shot Signal Mirror/Whistle Combo assures that you are seen and heard. The unique aiming device lets you be sure you're aiming the light beam at your target. Essential signaling devices for open water and back country boating. Here's how...

$14.95

Brass Cleat

Brass Cleat

These small brass cleats are classy accents for your beautiful wooden sailboat.  Available in 3" or 4" lengths. 3" cleat Requires 2 #8 x 1 1/4" bronze screws (not included)  4" cleat Requires 2 #10 x 1 1/4" bronze screws (not...

from $8.75

Line & Cordage - Samson XLS Rope

Line & Cordage - Samson XLS Rope

Sailors who desire optimal performance will appreciate this low stretch construction, smooth rendering, and long life of the 3-end per carrier cover over a polyester core.   Applications Recreational Running Rigging Halters/Headgear...

from $0.30

Brass Padeye

Brass Padeye

4-screw flange for bow and stern lines. Looks classy on the bow of any boat, or anywhere you need to fasten something. Use #8 screws (Not included). The eye opening measures about 3/4" x 3/4".  The screwholes are on 1-3/8" centers on the...

$10.50

Bailing Pump - by NRS

Bailing Pump - by NRS

A compact and lightweight bilge pump is an important component to a touring kayaker or sailors gear list. This 21" long bilge pump from NRS comes complete with a float.

$19.95

Belaying Pin

Belaying Pin

  Traditional belaying pins for traditional smallcraft.  Standard issue in sailing versions of the Southwester Dory, these pins are hand-turned in the USA with mahogany handles and maple pins.  They feature a 1/2" diameter x 4-1/2"...

$10.50

Waterproof ThermFit Gloves

Waterproof ThermFit Gloves

A good, all around performing waterproof glove designed for a wide range of sport and work related outdoor activities where keeping hands warm and dry is important.   ThermFit Gloves' outer shell  features a high performing...

from $38.90

Jam Cleat

Jam Cleat

The Jam cleat will accept rope from 5/32"-5/16" diameter. It drops down into the teeth to give a quick and positive lock that is easy to release. The cleat is manufactured from UV resistant plastic, making it cost effective and ideal for holding...

$3.25