From secret Santas to serious boating blow-outs: presenting this year's selection of Christmas crackers to give (or get)

Stuck for a suitably boaty Christmas gift for a loved one (or yourself)? Well don’t worry because Motor Boat & Yachting has done the hard work for you. Here’s our pick of the pressies this season.

Boat Blanket, from $185, Object Interface
This simple yet genius bit of kit is sure to keep your loved ones snug this Christmas. The wool side is for warmth and the water-resistant nylon side keeps the wearer dry. Comes in red, blue, charcoal grey or camouflage. Contact www.objectinterface.ca

Boat Blanket

The blanket stows in a military grade elastic band

Spinlock Deckvest Lite, £99.95, Marine Superstore
The editor’s current lifejacket of choice is so compact, light and comfortable that he swears you’ll barely even notice you’re wearing it, which means you’re much more likely to put it on in the first place. Contact www.marinesuperstore.com

Spinlock Deckvest Lite

The Deckvest Lite comes in a choice of colours

A subscription to Motor Boat & Yachting, from £19.99
From our famously in-depth boat reviews to our cruising guides and first-hand boating adventures, no other magazine entertains and informs in such style. Available in print or digitally. Contact www.magazinesdirect.com

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Sevylor Alameda Kayak, from £469, Sevylor Europe
Instead of sprawling out in front of the TV after turkey and stuffing like you always do, pump up this inflatable kayak and for for a relaxing paddle. Far more fun than watching Love Actually again. Contact www.sevylor-europe.com

Sevylor Alameda Kayak

The Alameda is easy to inflate and manoeuvre and it can seat two or three

Personalised lifering, £89.95, Force 4 Chandlery
The perfect present for anyone with a waterside home, swimming pool, boat or even a marine-themed bathroom! Personlise it with a name or message of up to 40 letters. Contact www.force4.co.uk

The personalised lifering from Force 4

The personalised lifering from Force 4

Seabob F5, £9,984, Sea Bob
Take the effort out of diving with the ultimate under water tool, the Seabob F5. Contact www.seabob.com

Seabob F5

The coolest way to explore the depths

Sealskinz cable knit beanie, £28, Sealskinz
A stylish, waterproof, windproof, and breathable knitted beanie hat suited to a multitude of outdoor uses. Contact www.sealskinz.com

Sealskinz beanie

Keep your head warm in style with the Sealskinz beanie

ACR ResQLink+ PLB-375, £228, Amazon
Make sure your loved one is home for Christmas and not lost on the high seas with this personal locator beacon. Contact www.amazon.co.uk

ACR ResQLink+ PLB-375

Alert the emergency services instantly if you get into trouble

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