Mother's Day is the perfect opportunity to show the sailing or watersports loving mum in your life how much she means to you with a gift that will keep on giving. Here are 15 Mother's Day gift ideas to inspire you this year.
Best Mother’s Day gifts for sailors: clothing
Musto DYNAMIC PRO LITE
A smart pair of deck trainers with great ventilation and quick drying tech.
Buy Dynamic Pro Lite deck trainers from Musto
Read our guide to the best boating shoes for women
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MAMMUT – Sally Beanie – Beanie
A fleece lined hug for the head. Lovely stuff.
Buy Mammut Sally Beanie from AlpineTrek
Read our guide to the best sailing hats
Musto BR1 INSHORE JKT FW
A smart coastal jacket cut for women. This is sure to go down well with any active mum.
Buy Musto BR sailing jacket from Musto
Read our guide to the best women’s sailing jackets
Musto ESS SAILING LF GLOVE
A lightweight essential sailing glove from Musto
Buy Musto ESS sailing glove from Musto
Read our guide to the best sailing gloves
BUFF Unisex Lightweight Merino Wool Tubular
Merino wool is more sustainable than other polyester blends. It’s low maintenance and can be used in a variety of ways. From a beanie to a hair band to a neck level draft excluder.
Buy Merino Wool neck tube from GoOutdoors
MONS ROYALE – Women’s Mons Tech Cushion Sock – Merino socks
Who doesn’t love a warm sock?
Buy Mons Royale socks from Alpinetrek
Best Mother’s Day gifts for sailors: tech
Garmin Instinct® 2S Solar
One for the adventurous mum who loves Gig or coastal rowing, outdoors swimming, boating, and biking. The Instinct 2s is a fabulous little fitness tracker, smart watch and training companion. (Psst, it also tells the time).
Buy Garmin Instinct 2s from Garmin
Read our guide to the best sailing watches
Garmin Quatix 6
This is a large, but highly accomplished, sailing watch with a full suite of fitness features built in, along with GPS, maps, tracking and an emergency button that will automatically call an assigned emergency contact via your phone. An expensive gift, but pretty darned awesome.
Buy Garmin Quatix 6 from Garmin
Personal Locator Beacon
Nothing says I love you quite like a personal locator beacon.
Price ResQLink £365
Price FastFind £383
Buy ResQlink from Global Telesat Communications via Amazon
Buy FastFind return link Personal locator beacon from Global Telesat Communications via Amazon
Read our review of two awesome personal locator beacons with return link service
ACR 2886 AISLink MOB Beacon with GPS
For the offshore sailor who wants to be found by their crew if they should find themselves overboard. A gift that you hope never needs to be used.
Nikon Prostaff 7S Binoculars, 10×30
A super smart pair of binoculars for travelling with in your kit bag or dry bag on your paddleboard or kayak. They’re waterproof and pretty robust for a marine world enthusiast.
Buy Nikon Prostaff 7s Binoculars from John Lewis
Read our guide to the best marine binoculars
Best Mother’s Day gifts for sailors: accessories
Yachting World subscription
What better accessory could there be to a great day on the water than the latest issue of the world’s best sailing magazine? Subscribe before 10am on March 21 and you’ll also get a £15 Bloom & Wild gift voucher.
Subscribe now on magazinesdirect.com
Thermos Stainless King 16-Ounce Travel Tumbler, Cranberry
Don’t be a mug, make them a cuppa and make it stay warm. A long life gift.
Gill Marine Classic Sunglasses
Reduce glare and look good at the same time – what’s not to love about these Gill sunnies?
Buy Gill Marine Classic Sunglasses
Read our guide to the best boating sunglasses
Best Mother’s Day gifts for sailors: watersports
10’6″ RIDE PURPLE MSL INFLATABLE PADDLE BOARD PACKAGE
For adventures on the water and a gift that will take your favourite mum to beautiful places.
Buy Red Paddle inflatable paddleboard from Red Paddle
Read our guide to the best paddleboards
WOMEN’S OPEN WATER SWIMMING 2/2 MM NEOPRENE WETSUIT OWS
The joy of open water swimming isn’t for everyone but for those who do, then this is the gift that will see health and happiness in waves (or flat water for that matter).
Buy open swimming wetsuit from Decathlon
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