Looking for the perfect gift for the paddler in your life? Here are some fun and useful gifts for paddlers of all ages.
In Pursuit of Excellence 5th Edition
Whether you’re an athlete, aspiring coach, or business professional, the ultimate goal remains the same: reaching your potential.
Author Terry Orlick, an internationally acclaimed sport psychologist, has helped hundreds of Olympic and professional athletes maximize their performances and achieve their goals. In this new fifth edition, Orlick provides the most effective strategies and step-by-step plans for you to develop your personal path to excellence.
Order on amazon.ca / Price $14.99-26.52
A S T R A L YTV PFD
Safety is always in style and show off yours with this PFD from Waterflow. Pure and simple, the YTV PFD (life jacket) introduces ASTRAL’s freestyle inspired torso lock foam platform. A low-profile fit offers plenty of mobility to a wide range of paddlers.
Order on waterflow.ca / Price $164.95
Capture your favourite photo on canvas
Is your favourite paddling photo stuck in your camera or on your computer? Have it printed on canvas by Beyond Mars to add one of a kind artwork to your walls.
And as a CKBC member, enter promocode CanoeKayak for a 20% discount.
Order on beyondcanvas.ca / Price $30-$150
IR Lucky Charm Rand Spray Skirt
Nothing says happy holidays like a new lucky charm. And this charm also helps keep the water out of your boat. The Lucky Carm whitewater spray skirt is a rand-style skirt that has become the go-to deck for serious river runners around the world.
Order online at waterflow.ca / Price $263
Salamander Bilge Pump
A swamped craft is dangerous and uncomfortable. The floating Salamander bilge pump can bail out your boat no time.
- Easy to remove unwanted water from any open boat
- No hose necessary as the water sprays over the side of your boat
- Won’t sink in the water.
- Bright yellow in color makes it easy to find
Order online at waterflow.ca / Price $28
Garmin Vivoactive HR GPS Smart Watch
The Vivoactive HR takes all the features from the original Vivoactive device, but upgrades it with a heart rate monitor and a sleeker new design. Built-in sports apps include running; cycling; golf and swimming plus added support for paddle boarding and skiing.
Order online at amazon.ca / Price $329.95
Keep fingers warm with these neoprene mittens. The Mitts are great basic hand wear for cold water sports. You will be amazed at how warm these mittens are as well as how well they grip. They stretch easily and offer surprising dexterity for a mitten.
Order online at Levelsix.com / Price $32.99
Is there a SUPer on your shopping list? How about a new paddle? Level Six had paddles in three different price ranges – something for every budget.
Order online at LevelSix.com / Price $139.99-$344.99
Universal Snowproof, DirtProof Case Bag
Is there anything worse than when your paddler comes home with a wet phone? This case keeps their phone safe and let’s them use it while they’re out paddling.
Order online at amazon.ca / Price $9.53
I Heart Canoeing t-shirts
Know someone who is happiest in a canoe? Then this t-shirt is perfect for them!
Order on canoeing.com / Price $10