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Top presents for adventurous sailors in 2022

2022 has been a challenging year, so let us take some of the festive season planning pressure off your shoulders.

We’ve compiled a list of great presents for the sailor in your life.

Kraken Travel’s ultimate guide to choosing the perfect gift for your special sailor (or for yourself) is here to save the day.

Sea Change Wines

Do you have a loved one who deeply cares about ocean conservation and loves a cheeky glass of wine? Sea Change Wines is the perfect mix of both those things. With their eco-friendly and ethically focused production, the company values nothing more than keeping the ocean protected while making great, award-winning wines! So get your loved one a stunning Sauvignon Blanc or a dazzling Red, and help fund ocean conservation.

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Oyster 56 Milebuilder: Ipswich to Inverness

This Christmas, give the joy of discovery to your loved one. The Oyster 56 Milebuilder is the perfect trip for sailors seeking to log sea miles toward their Yachtmaster qualification. It is an all-around ideal way to gain practical experience in passage planning and pilotage. Over the 12-night trip, discover the beauty of the east coast of England and Scotland while also discovering the latest yachting systems and begin the journey to becoming a more proficient sailor.

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Savvy Navvy Subscription

Make sure your beloved sailor is safe on the open waters of the world with the high-tech interface of Savvy Navvy. Intuitive charting and route plotting is made easy as they do all the work for you. Input your start and end destinations, and enjoy your sail. Even better than an easy sail, follow the link below and get 20% off all annual subscriptions!

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The Science of Whisky: Scottish Hebrides Tall Ship Cruise

This trip is a whisky lover’s dream cruise! On the trip, you go deep into the science of how whisky is made and how different processes and stimuli affect its flavours, whilst touring distilleries on the islands of Islay and Jura. Alongside this deep immersion into the world of whisky, you will be sailing between areas of outstanding natural beauty and visiting idyllic harbour towns. You should also get chances to spot marine life, including whales, sharks and dolphins.

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Finisterre Socks

Since the company’s conception, Finisterre has focused on creating truly exceptional products more responsibly and transparently. Their products are innovative and designed for lovers of the ocean to keep out chill winds and warm up cold bodies. Their socks, amongst other items, are made sustainably, so they last and, most importantly, keep your loved ones toasty warm. So get your loved ones a funky pair of wool socks, and make sure their toes stay warm this holiday. Now that’s a pair of socks you want this Christmas.

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Kraken RYA Courses

One of the best gifts in the world is education. So give your sailing lover the gift of a Kraken Royal Yacht Association course, and allow them to begin or further their sailing education! These courses offer the perfect opportunity to enhance their nautical knowledge in the comfort of their home. Theory courses range from ocean or coastal Yachtmaster courses to a day skipper course.

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Mustang Survival

Founded in 1967, Mustang Survival creates marine apparel and safety products to inspire a love of the water and protect the lives of those who live beyond land. To celebrate the recent launch of their UK online shop, they are giving a 15% discount on any first purchases, as well as a chance to win a Mustang Drysuit worth £960!

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Kraken Gift Card

Gift the joy of adventure to the first-time sailor or the seasoned professional. Spoilt with choice, Kraken Travel has hundreds of trips on six continents awaiting your visit. Purchase a gift card, offered in a range of denominations, to kick-start your loved ones’ way of booking a cabin with us, and starting the adventure of a lifetime. The gift card comes with a two-year expiry date, allowing the perfect trip to be selected.

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