For many of us that share a love for the water, our boating memories, and knowledge began with dad. Whether it was a day of fishing, taking the boat out for a cruise, or learning the basics of boat handling, dad was there for these cherished and teachable moments. This year, gift dad with boating gear that will elevate his passion for being on the water. From the techy dads and the stylish dads to the angling loving dads, check out our top Father’s Day gift ideas for the boating dad.
Change the way dad sees the world and protect him from harmful UV and powerful glares with a pair of new Maui Jim sunglasses. All Maui Jim sunglasses feature PolarizedPlus2® technology that eliminates 99.9% of glare, allowing you to see the world at its brilliant best. Check out their selection of boating sunglasses.
Whether dad needs to ice his prized onboard catches or keep his beer ice cold, the Yeti hard coolers are a boating gift that will surely come in handy. It is also very versatile, so regardless if dad chooses to adventure on land or at sea, he will get good use out this gift. View the selection of Yeti Cooler options.
Keep dads drink steady when underway with these magnetic glasses by Silwy. The elegant bavarian crystal glasses feature a magnetic bottom that sticks to the metallic, non-slip gel coasters. These coasters can adhere to all surfaces and prevents drinks from spilling or breaking even during rough seas. Whether dad prefers whiskey, beer, or wine — there is a glass set perfect for his drink of choice. Learn more about these magnetic glassware sets for a cool Father’s Day gift.
Allow dad to capture incredible underwater images and video with AquaTechs line of water housing products. Whether dad is a professional photographer or not, these gadgets are perfect for snorkeling ventures, fishing action, and watersports of all kinds. View all of AquaTechs water housing products.
With the Garmin quatix® 7 GPS Smartwatch, dad can captain his day with ease. This smartwatch offers many features for boaters including connectivity with compatible Garmin chartplotters and remote control of key MFD features, including chart zoom, layout shortcut, Fusion stereo, autopilot and other compatible devices, 24/7 health and wellness monitoring, access to data — including water depth, engine RPM, wind, custom data and more. Plus, it supports optional BlueChart® g3 coastal charts and LakeVü™ g3 inland maps, it has a built in sports app for activities on the water and off, alerts for imminent tide changes and anchor drag, smart noticiations, and so much more. Gift dad with a watch that can keep up with his active lifestyle. View available Garmin watch options.
Is dad in need of a new wardrobe? Check out the Gillz fishing line and hook dad up with some new apparel favorites. The Gillz brand features elite products for anglers focused on performance. Revolutionary, chemical-free GILLZTEC fabric is engineered to quickly distribute moisture 360o across the garment for better cooling, while delivering unrivaled comfort, breathability and protection from sunup to sundown. Shop the Gillz men’s collection for anything from new shirts and shorts to fishing gloves and headware.
The world’s first wearable multi-tool, the Leatherman Tread®, features 28-30 tools and customizable links that can come in handy while boating. Not only does it look stylish while wearing it, but the Tread comes equipped with a cutting hook, bottle opener, carbide glass breaker, an array of screwdrivers, box wrenches, hex drives, and socket adapter. View available Leatherman Treads®.
Give dad the ultimate gift this Father’s Day with a new boat he deserves. While this gift idea might be a bit of a stretch, maybe you can help dad find a new vessel that best suits him. Check out our selection of in-stock new boats or browse our used yacht listings.
For a shopping experience unlike any other, visit our Yacht Shopper dashboard to start shopping for Dad’s new boat. With Yacht Shopper, you can search for and save favorite vessels and you will be the first to know when a new boat that fits your criteria hits the market or has a price change — all from an easy-to-use online dashboard, built with consumers in mind.
What is the Galati Difference? It’s our philosophy and commitment to consistently exceed our customer’s expectations, before during, and after the sale. These aren’t just words for us, but part of our DNA. It’s a philosophy that starts at the top and runs right down to every one of our team members.
Over 50 years in business, fifteen locations, three generations, and 200+ industry professionals later, we have not wavered from our unmatched level of customer service. Our goal is to provide you with the very best boating experience – whether you’re purchasing or selling a boat – so you can enjoy a safe, comfortable and exciting time on the water with family and friends. Contact us today to get started on your journey.