The seasonal crush is on! Here are 20 neat paddling gift ideas under $20 that are guaranteed to please a variety of water enthusiasts – without breaking your budget.
1) Seattle Sports Digi Wallet & Audio Case – $9.95
Two compartments with two levels of protection for phones or personal items while on or near the water. Features a headphone pass-through port with audio capability for your smartphone or MP3 player. The wallet side is waterproof and totally protects phones, cameras, MP3 players, money, credit cards and personal items – you can even talk, text and manage music right through the case.
2) TearAid Repair Patches – $9.95
Repair holes and tears instantly with these revolutionary elastic patches – just peel and stick over tears and holes for an instant patch, even while inflated! TearAid protects against abrasion, moisture, saltwater, UV sunlight and extreme temperatures. Two styles – Type A is for fabrics while Type B is for all vinyl and vinyl-coated products.
3) Chinook Roll Top Dry Bags – $11.95 and up.
Economical drybags that will keep your gear safe and dry. The paddler series of waterproof drybags are a necessity for all water sports activities. They feature a reinforced web roll-top and a very durable tri-laminated PVC body with an abrasion-resistant bottom. Available in 10, 20, 40 and 57 liters sizes, multicolors.
4) Chinook Dry Pouch Trio Set – $12.95
Keep a variety of valuables safe and dry while paddling! The Chinook Drypouch Trio set is made from a durable transparent vinyl with triple-fold top and hook and loop closure. Each pouch comes with a nylon lanyard and includes a small, medium and large bag for gear of varying sizes.
5) Advanced Elements Pocket Sink – $12.99
The new Water Carrier/Pocket Sink is a versatile addition to your next camping, fishing, sailing or hiking trip! Folds up into it’s own tiny little 5-inch mesh pouch, weighs 6oz. and holds 10 liters. Great for cleanup, as a doggy waterbowl, or for transporting water.
6) Seattle Sports E-Merse AquaLock Waterproof Wallet – $13.95
Protect your small electronics and cash while on the water! The E-Merse Waterproof Padded Dry Wallet from Seattle Sports offers maximum, submersible, waterproof protection for your small electronics – up to 10 feet when properly closed. Features front window, padded back and lanyard.
7) Seattle Sports Dry Doc Map Case – $14.95
Splashproof protection for maps, charts and other valuable documents. The Dry Doc Map Case from Seattle Sports allows you to easily view your charts while out paddling. Built-in lash points allow the case to be attached to kayaks, boats, backpacks and more. The rugged, PVC-free construction protects from dust, sand and water with an easy-access, ziploc closure.
8) AirKayaks Foam Paddler Seat Pad – $14.95.
The AirKayaks Paddler Seat features a soft, 1-inch thick foam cushion for greater comfort during longer paddles, keeping your bottom warmer in bone-chilling conditions. It can be used in multiple vessels and is easily carried with the cut-out handle. As a bonus, the handle cut-out can be used as a floating key fob (chain not included). The foam seat can also be used as a stadium seat or kneeling pad.
9) Seattle Sports Emerse Waterproof Padded Cell Phone Case – $15.95
Protect and use your larger cell phone and valuables while on the water – text, call and access APPS right through the case! The E-Merse Padded Cell Phone Waterproof Case from Seattle Sports offers maximum, submersible, waterproof protection for your electronics – up to 10 feet when properly closed – while the padded back side provides shock protection and flotation.
10) Aquaglide Bellows Foot Pump – $15.99
Rugged and economic foot pump capable of inflating to 2.6 PSI – makes quick work inflating small and medium-sized inflatables to moderate pressure. Comes with multiple adaptor fittings.
11) Paddle Leash from Seattle Sports – $17.95
Don’t be caught “up a creek without a paddle!” The streamlined, low-profile, retractable Paddle Leash cord is easy to pack and stays out of the way while providing an eight-foot expansion. A unique quick-release feature allows your paddle to be quickly and easily attached to and from the leash. Length 34.25 inches expanding to 8 ft, weight 1.8 oz
12) AquaTight GPS/Cell Phone Protector from Chinook Technologies – $17.95
Keep your GPS, cell phone or other small electronics dry while paddling! The AquaTight GPS/Cell Phone Protector features a waterprof TPU-coated 70D nylon ripstop and extremely durable TPU windows Fits items up to 3 x 6 inches – neck lanyard included!
13) Seattle Sports Diamond RollTop Dry Bag – $19.95
An economical solution to protecting your gear. The large H2Zero Diamond RollTop Dry Bag from Seattle Sports offers a good combination of functional privacy at an economical price. Built with a rugged polyester exterior, the H2Zero Diamond RollTop Dry Bag features a clear, diamond-shaped window for easy visual access to gear. Great for clothing, food, gear.
14) Dry Doc PVC-Free GPS Chart Case from Seattle Sports – $19.95
Keep your charts, trail maps, phone, or GPS dry and conveniently accessible. This tri-fold case features 2 separate dry pockets: one for maps and charts, and one for your home phone or GPS. Ziploc style closures offer quick and easy access to both. Use your GPS or phone right through the case. And it’s environmentally-friendly!
15) Advanced Elements Rolltop Dry Bag – $19.95
Keep your valuables out of the spray! The Advanced Elements Roll top dry sack measures 14 x 7″ and comes with 4 deck clips to fasten to the kayak hull, providing easy access.
16) Seattle Sports Paddler’s Bilge Pump – $19.95
A must for any boater. The Seattle Sport 8 gallon per minute Bilge Pump features an easy-grab handle, super-strong pump shaft and heavy-duty impact resistant plastic.
17) Chinook AquaTight Storage or First Aid Pouch – $19.95
Made of waterproof nylon ripstop, the pouch features two compartments with clear viewing panels – great for first aid supplies or as a general organizer.
18) Seattle Sports SUP Ankle Leash – $19.95
Strap this comfortable leash to your ankle and your paddle board to eliminate the risk of a runaway board. With a heavy-duty, tangle-free shock cord, heavy-duty snap hooks and a thick, padded ankle strap, the SUP leash provides great comfort at an affordable price. Also has a key pocket! Size 6 ft. Weight 5 oz.
19) Red Paddle Co Schrader Valve Adaptor – $19.95
Easily pump up your high-pressure inflatable paddle board! The Schrader valve adaptor attaches to a standard bike, tire pump or air compressor, allowing you to pump up to high pressures without all the back strain. Works with Halkey Roberts military valves.
20) 2.5 Gallon Solar Summer Shower from Advanced Elements – $19.99
A great portable solution for paddling excursions and camping trips. Just fill the solar shower with water, put it in the sun, and in hours – instant, energy-free hot water. Great for showers, washing the pet, rinsing off or washing dishes.
Visit the AirKayaks.com website to see all of our paddling gear under $20.