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. 

Northeaster Dory Scale Model Kit

Northeaster Dory Scale Model Kit

A terrific gift idea. This is a 25-1/2" long, exact one-eighth scale model of the CLC Northeaster Dory.  In 2016 CLC purchased a large laser-cutter, and we've spent the last year developing scale model kits for popular CLC models. The...

from $109.00

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

CLC Tool Box Kit

CLC Tool Box Kit

The CLC Tool Box is the boatbuilder's interpretation of the classic "tab-and-slot" type, favored by woodworkers for its ease of assembly and flexibility. As the name suggests, the tool box goes together with mortise-and-tenon joints, with two...

$75.00

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. ...

$19.95

CLC Paddler Logo Marquetry Inlay/Onlay

CLC Paddler Logo Marquetry Inlay/Onlay

Laser-cut and engraved inlays or onlays of the CLC Paddler Logo cut from a Cherry veneer. We have two sizes to choose from. Make your selection from the dropdown. Large: 5-7/8" x 4-7/16" (1/16" thick) Small: 3" x 2-3/16" (1/16"...

from $14.97

CLC Builder Logo Marquetry Inlay/Onlay

CLC Builder Logo Marquetry Inlay/Onlay

Laser-cut and engraved inlays or onlays of the CLC Builder Logo cut from a Cherry veneer. We have two sizes to choose from. Make your selection from the dropdown. Large: 11-3/4" x 2-11/16" (1/16" thick) Small: 5-7/8" x...

from $18.97

Passagemaker Dinghy 3D Tee

Passagemaker Dinghy 3D Tee

Lightweight, 90% ring spun cotton, 10% polyester, short sleeve tee, featuring line drawings of our Passagemaker Dinghy.  2D lines on the front and a large 3D rendering on the back.  In a light heather gray with navy blue lines.

from $16.99

NRS Vista PFDs (2018)

NRS Vista PFDs (2018)

We've tried out about fifty PFDs in the search for the perfect flotation device for paddling. Here's one that has it all: The NRS Vista is a simple life jacket that doesn't waste any time with flair, focusing instead on the basics: comfort, safety...

from $44.96

Laser Engraved Nameplate

Laser Engraved Nameplate

Mount an elegant custom laser-engraved wooden nameplate on the boat you've built!  Your boat's name will be laser-engraved from 1/16-inch Cherry material. We have two sizes to choose from.  Make your selection from the dropdown....

from $30.00

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 $8.00

CLC Burgee

CLC Burgee

A Chesapeake Light Craft burgee is just what you need to fit out your boat like a proper yachtie! You need one. Get you own in blue fabric with red trim. The word "burgee" first appears around 1750, when it was used by ships for...

$42.99

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 $1599.00
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...

$84.00

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 $0.12

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

CLC Block Logo Longsleeve Tee

CLC Block Logo Longsleeve Tee

This is a white long sleeve tee, featuring our current block logo in red and white inks. The CLC tagline is located on the front, centered across the chest, while the back has the block logo, centered across the shoulders.

from $25.99

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 oak handles and maple pins.  They feature a 1/2" diameter x 4-1/2" pin...

$12.00

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

Retro CLC Paddler Logo Tee

Retro CLC Paddler Logo Tee

We're turning back the clock with our Retro CLC Paddler Logo Tee! These are Navy colored tees with our retro paddler logo, screen printed in White ink.  (Printing is on the back only)

from $19.99

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...

$4.95

Waterproof & Breathable Beanie Hat

Waterproof & Breathable Beanie Hat

A warm, waterproof and breathable beanie hat designed to keep you warm and dry in wet, cold environments.  Perfect for all types of outdoor sports & recreation as well as work settings.    The Beanie features a 100% acrylic...

from $27.50

Lug Life Tees

Lug Life Tees

If you get the reference, you are hip. Join the fraternity of lug-rigged sailors with our new "Lug Life" T-shirt. In blue, with a proper drawing of a lugger on the back. Also available in Women's sizes; white, with a v-neck.

from $5.00

Your Brain on Boat Building Tee

Your Brain on Boat Building Tee

You're a boatbuilder now, which makes you a little different.  Show the world what goes through the mind of a wooden boatbuilder with this handy T-shirt, which is based upon decades of study by Chesapeake Light Craft boatbuilders. We have...

from $16.99

Northeaster Dory Tee

Northeaster Dory Tee

Once upon a time, before refrigeration, the humble dory fisherman fed the world.  Dispatched from schooners, Gloucestermen in dories reeled in easy-to-catch, easy-to-dry cod.  Now, we build dories for fun.  And we wear them as nifty...

from $16.99

CLC Cap

CLC Cap

Sartorial splendor. The cutting edge of fashion and comfort. CLC Paddler logo on the front. Check out our new colors; Light Blue, Indigo, Navy, Khaki, Charcoal Digital Camo, Dark Gray and Burgundy....

from $19.99

C-Clamps

C-Clamps

Light duty, drop forged C-Clamps, with galvanized finish.   Available in two different sizes.  What can we say?  A boatbuilder can never have enough clamps.  These 2-inch clamps are great for kayaks coamings, and small...

from $4.65

Waterproof Trekking Sock

Waterproof Trekking Sock

A mid-calf, mid-weight merino wool lined waterproof sock specially designed for extended trekking & hiking.  Offers a high level of durability, moisture wicking and warmth for extended use in cooler climates.   This sock features a...

from $35.90

PocketShip Tee

PocketShip Tee

PocketShip, which looks great in your shop or on the water, also looks good on your back.  Proclaim your good taste in wooden sailboats with a PocketShip t-shirt. In white, with very sharp graphics, including the "PocketShip & Pleiades"...

from $10.00

Skerry 3D Tee

Skerry 3D Tee

Heavyweight, 100% cotton, short sleeve t-shirts, featuring line drawings of our Skerry Daysailer.  2D lines on the front, with a large 3D rendering on the back.  Shirt is navy blue with white lines.

from $16.99

Engraved Banner Plate

Engraved Banner Plate

Mount an elegant custom wooden nameplate on the boat you've built!  These banner plates are cut with your boat name laser-engraved.  We have two sizes to choose from.  Make your selection from the dropdown. Small: 2.25" x...

from $30.00

Woodzilla by MAS Epoxies

Woodzilla by MAS Epoxies

Woodzilla is an easy-to-use, wood-colored epoxy cartridge from MAS Epoxies. Fast Curing, translucent paste epoxy with unlimited bonding, sealing and filling applications. For use by professionals, homeowners and DIY Hobbyists. Formulated with...

$23.09

Art Pro Epoxy

Art Pro Epoxy

Art Pro is an easy to use, low viscosity system that provides an extended working time that allows users to create beautiful, high gloss pieces of resin art. For use with pigment powders, alcohol ink and acrylic paints to create a wide range of...

from $59.99