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All Wrapped Up

by NWY Staff

By Kate Calamusa & Randy Woods

Apparel + Accessories

Snug, stylish, sea-worthy finds to sport all season long.

Trout, No Doubt
Made in the U.S.A from thick, sturdy 100% cotton, and featuring a durable rib-knit collar that retains its shape wash after wash, this Pioneer Graphic shirt from hometown outfitter Filson features a limited-edition, oversized rainbow trout across the chest. (Caution: It just might prompt another telling of the lucky recipient’s favorite whopper story.) $60// filson.com

Boot Up
Pairing well with sleek duds and slick docks, these snappy black and white ankle booties from Washington Shoe Company’s Chooka Line keep pesky drips at bay thanks to a waterproof rubber outer fabrication that works in tandem with a cozy polyester and cotton lining for padded comfort on the chilliest of winter days. $70 // shopchooka.com

Well Coated
Stylish Northwesterners have long swooned over Prairie Underground’s iconic cloak hoodie, but now the local designers have added some extra love with the debut of a rain-resistant version coated with silicone. With a soft cotton lining, extra-large hood, and a flattering fit-and-flare silhouette, this maroon-hued rain cloak might just be the perfect piece to go from aft deck to after dinner drinks. $297 // shop.prairieunderground.com

Totes Cute
Inspired by the sails on the legendary three-masted French Belem ships, the new Calypso cross-body bag from 727 Sailbags is made from 100% recycled sailcloth. The chic design is complemented by bold zig zag stitching and buttery soft leather yokes that are also sure to draw compliments while toting it around town. $210 // 727sailbags.com

Super Sneakers
This high-performance sneaker from the experts at XTRATUF was engineered in the ultimate testing grounds of Alaska, and boy, does it show: The completely waterproof 3D knit upper is crafted from a single yarn to provide a seamless design that flows over the curves of the foot, while the revolutionary TUFgrip outsole offers next level traction on flat hard surfaces and uneven terrain, such as rivers or streams. $135 // xtratuf.com

Naval Tradition
The revered TUDOR brand has been a trusted purveyor for the world’s navies since the 1950s, so you know this newly added style from the iconic Black Bay family is sure to stand up to your own life at sea. Available from Alvin Goldfarb Jeweler in Bellevue, the self-winding Black Bay GMT features a unique steel-and-gold band accompanied by a 24-hour graduatedrotating bezel with two colors to represent day and night. $5,500 //agjeweler.com

Custom Goods

Personalized provisions that nod to the maritime pastime.

Coasting Along
Remind ‘em of their beloved boat each and every time they set down their coffee cup with a pack of custom coasters from the aptly named Custom Captain brand. Simply send over a pic, and the Captain’s crew will digitize the vessel in a stylistic digital vector format before printing it atop a coaster crafted from Masonite hardboard material with a cork bottom. $49.75 per pack of 6 // thecustomcaptain.com

State of Mind
Washington state beaches are things of beauty as is this handmade ornament from artist Susan Flewelling. In addition to Washington ocean-facing locales, California, Oregon and Hawaii shores are included in the collection of beachy wooden baubles covered in resin. Real sand is placed only where the land really touches the sea, creating a vivid aerial shoreline motif sure to buoy any beach lover. $18 // uncommongoods.com

Sailing Coordinates
Is there a certain heading near and dear to your sailor’s heart? Memorialize it with a custom art print from Etsy vendor Travel Buffs. You can pick and choose just about every element of this sailboat-themed piece—from the maps, photos, text styles, inscriptions, names, dates or quotes—to make it a truly one-of-a-kind present. Starts at $39.96 // etsy.com/shop/TravelBuffs

Fly that Flag
Salon or galley, stateroom or sun deck, we can’t think of a single spot on board where this natty nautical signal flag art print wouldn’t be right at home. Personalize with the recipient’s name, hometown or home port, and specific coordinates, the bright, vibrant sign from Etsy vendor Sea & Sail Design is sure to signal just how much you care. $26-$45, depending on print size // etsy.com/shop/seaandsaildesign

Into the Drink
By Etsy vendor Prestige Decanters, this hand-blown, hand-crafted whisky decanter features beautifully etched continents on the bottle and a glass sailboat within the decanter, all mounted within a solid wood base that can also house a personalized engraving; a true conversation piece at the next cocktail party. $150 ($165 with engraving) // etsy.com/shop/PrestigeDecanters

Home + Decor

Helm, sweet helm: Furnishings fit for land or sea.

Show ‘em the Ropes
Perfect for stashing flip-flops, blankets, towels, or any other items that could use a landing zone on deck, these timeless, versatile baskets by The Rope Co. are woven from durable, lobster rope from Maine to make them both mold and mildew resistant. $145-$155, depending on size // theropeco.com

Win the Pennants
Available from Nautical Luxuries, this European-made clock combines bright colors and a bold design to offer a fresh, yet casually sophisticated, nautical take on coastal living. Accenting the brown wood face, black hour and minute hands, and black numerals complete the vintage maritime look. $56 // nauticalluxuries.com

Oyster of their Eye
Add a coastal flair to their holiday table with this set of oceanic dishes: Each is hand-painted in calming shades of turquoise and navy, and is as equally suited as a trinket or jewelry tray as it is a stunning serving plate for salads, side dishes, or desserts. $48 for a set of two // uncommongoods.com

Take the Wheel
Crafted with a stunning combination of maple, walnut, and cherry woods, this catch-all ship’s wheel-themed tray from Texas-based DDRFab is great for holding boat keys, wallets, and phones during the day—and then as a charcuterie board for evening happy hour. $52.99 // etsy.com/shop/DDRFab

Alpha, Bravo, Charlie…
You’ve known the meaning of nautical codes since you first stepped on deck. Now you can pass along this exciting knowledge to the next generation as you play together in the salon. This handsome set of 26 handmade basswood blocks features colorful letters of the entire alphabet, along with corresponding iconic maritime symbols, including signal flags, Morse code, the NATO phonetic alphabet, and even illustrations of classic knots every small sailor should learn by heart. $47 // uncommongoods.com

Stocking Stuffers

Nautical-themed treasures and treats to hang by the chimney with care.

To the Rescue
Someday this sturdy little aluminum tube from VSSL and the Salmon Sisters may just save the day—or at least make getting lost a little more entertaining. Measuring just 9” long and 2” wide, the canister is packed tight with more than 70 pieces of survival gear, such as marine-grade rope, a can opener, a wire saw, waterproof matches, fire-starters, a first-aid kit, razor blades, fishing gear, a compass, a miniature flashlight, and even a candle that lasts up to four hours. $145 // aksalmonsisters.com

Catch of the Day
This tastefully designed, aqua-accented collection from Toadfish contains high-quality, ergonomically balanced tools that will help you prep your next seafood feast with ease. Innovative examples include an oyster knife with a bent-tip design and handles made from recycled plastic; shrimp cleaner for peeling, deveining, and slicing crustaceans with ease; and the signature Toadfish crab cutter that allows you to cleanly remove crab shells without smashing them. $88 // Available at Fisheries Supply in Seattle, or via toadfish.com

S’more, Please
Sometimes you just need s’more: This handy little portable campfire is made from recycled soy wax and paper, and burns for 3-5 hours without the smelly smoke or messy cleanup. Just light it with a match, set it on the aft deck, and roast up a few melty ‘mallows. $30 // uncommongoods.com

Rise n’ Grind
Made in collaboration with Seattle-based Miir, this 16-ounce stainless steel tumbler from the Salmon Sisters celebrates Alaskan fishing culture. It’s as tough as your favorite fisherperson, too, featuring Thermos 3D® double wall vacuum insulation, a threaded, leak-proof lid, and super durable Hardshell™ powder coat finish. $34 // aksalmonsisters.com

Northwest Pride
Deck out your cap, fishing jacket, raincoat, or tackle kit with this set of durable, dye-struck enamel pins from Filson. Images include a rugged fishing trawler, the outline of majestic Alaskan peaks, a soaring eagle celebrating Filson’s 125th anniversary, and a whimsical bird-on-a-ship’s-wheel cartoon with the company motto: “Through Any Weather.” $35 // filson.com

This Sauce is Boss
Made with sustainably harvested bull kelp from coastal Alaskan waters, this hot sauce from Alaska-based Barnacle Foods and available through Taylor Shellfish comes in two levels of spiciness: Serrano peppers (10,000-25,000 Scoville units) or even hotter Piri Piri peppers (50,000 to 100,000 Scoville units) for those with mouths of steel. $7.25 per 5.5 oz. bottle // taylorshellfishfarms.com

Float their Boat (Keys)
Not only do these stylish cork and leather keychains, from Etsy vendor 00Leathermerc, float should they get dropped in the drink, but they can also be customized with personalized tags to keep those keys with their rightful owners and crafts. $14.25-$18.25 // etsy.com/shop/00Leathermerc

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