2016 Holiday Gift Ideas for the Florida Boater – Florida Sportsman Magazine
It’s easy picking a gift for the Florida boat-owner: Just walk into any boating supply store, point in a random direction and let your eyes fall wherever they may. With the Sunshine State’s year-round boating season and humid climate, boaters use up cleaning supplies, hardware, fishing tackle and soft goods on a constant basis. For this year’s Florida Sportsman Holiday Gift Guide, we scouted out some special selections at one of the biggest industry showcases of the year, the 2016 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. The show features a mix of national brands as well as local manufacturers and artisans.
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Shurhold Deluxe 1 Bucket System—This is a durable, rope-handled 5-gallon bucket packed with cleaning supplies for the Florida boater. The package includes Shurhold’s Bucket Grate, which separates your cleaning water from abrasive dirt and gives you a place to wipe off the cleaning brush. It also has a Bucket Base to keep the works from sliding around on the deck. Inside, the Bucket Caddy holds soap and other supplies as needed. The tight-fitting lid has a pad on it—doubling as a seat for when you need to scrub or polish the hull from down low, $59.98.
Splash Drone—A drone makes a nice gift, hooking up