Personalized Nautical Gift Guide

Personalized Nautical Gift Guide

Posted by New England Trading Co on 6th Jun 2021

Adding a personalized touch to your coastal gift makes all the difference...

Do you have a hard time shopping for friends who seem to "have it all"?

While it may be tempting to fall back on the typical gift basket or bottle of wine, this year you can shop our list of Top Coastal Gifts that can be customized into true one-of-a-kinds.

We've compiled this list based upon serving thousands of clients who are looking for just that right gift to commemorate a holiday, special anniversary, or housewarming.

These are the personalized seaworthy gifts that "landed" best (perfect for boaters, lake or beach houses - they're proven winners every time!)

The reason this gift tops the list is because of the high number of outstanding reviews this glassware (coupled with laser precise engraving) continues to receive.

Working with only the best US made crystal-clear glassware we make sure to engrave your gift exactly the way you want it to look.

"These are beautiful! I made a special request that instead of the city name for the location of our boathouse, they inscribe the name of our rowing club. Result: an astounding memento of our club. The staff was more than willing to accommodate this special request with a prompt reply to my email. Highly recommended."

-Linda R.

Whether you are honoring a new lake house or beach cottage address, a wedding location, or favorite vacation spot you are creating a "memory trigger" that is important to your recipient. Your are showing them that you know and understand them.

We recommend double old fashioned glasses for those who love to sip a cocktail slowly, our stemmed wine glasses for those who are more traditional, and our stemless glasses for a more modern or transitional gift. Shop our complete collection here.

Boaters & their guests love to relax and enjoy a nice beverage while cruising or sailing. Unbreakable drinkware is a must - but that doesn't mean they should use cheap, single-use plastic or paper.

Upgrade their experience with our Unbreakable Acrylic line - top quality co-polyester acrylic that won't break, crack, or melt.

Engineered to be as crystal-clear as glass, it's holds an engraving just as well as glass, but is shatter-resistant. This exceptional made-in-the-USA material is perfect for rough waters and smooth sailing alike.

Our best sellers in the Unbreakable line is our Stemless Wine Glasses and Double Old Fashioned Glasses.

"These were a gift for a friend of mine who was moving to a sailboat. He was thrilled with these acrylic wine glasses. I was amazed how well the personalization/etching was."

-Christy C.

You can choose to engrave a nautical image plus your choice of text, or the latitude/longitudes coordinates of their favorite place.

Or do something completely original:

"They followed my instructions exactly and they look great. Couldn’t be happier."

-Joan G.

Front door decor sets the style tone for the whole home. Beach house and lake house owners love to convey a laid-back, beachy feel to their pad. To accomplish this without getting too kitschy, a tasteful high quality personalized welcome sign with nautical flair is just the ticket.

A sea turtle, anchor, seahorse, whale - or just a simple monogram - is sophisticated and personalized with our wood signs.

We ship them to you unfinished so the recipient can customize them to be the perfect match or complement to their door color. It takes 5 minutes per side to spray paint them - easy!

They're extremely well-crafted from 1/2" thick birch, right here in the USA, and their quality is evident. Personalize with an initial of monogram.

"So cute - I bought this for a Christmas gift for a friend who has a beach house on an island where the turtles nest. I’m going to paint it a beachy blue-green!"

-Cathy N.

These coastal signs can be used indoors, too!

Pillows are one of the few things that are super easy to update but still have a major impact on a room's appearance. They don't require labor (like painting), they are relatively inexpensive, and they are low commitment so you can take some risks. Just a few tossed on a sofa changes the entire look and feel of a room.

That's why our Latitude & Longitude Pillows are one of our most popular gift items. They add coastal charm to any room and are personalized to your favorite location on Earth.

Plus, pillows are like collectibles. You want variety and interest - not the same thing on repeat. With over 14 colors available our Latitude & Longitude Pillows add that punch of color that we love to see in coastal decor accents.

You can do a square pillow (most popular) or for rocking chairs or armchairs the lumbar pillow is the best choice.

"Awesome gift! These pillows are very bright and the print is very clear! My wife loved them as birthday gift. Thanks again NETC"

-Jarrod B.

As always just let us know the address and we'll take care of the rest, customizing with the correct coordinates and shipping dire tly to your recipient, if you wish.

Nostalgic seaside signs are always trending in coastal decor because they add warm texture and vintage charm to a room.

Personalizing them just takes them to a whole other level. You can add specific latitude & longitude coordinates (as always, we will find those for you once you provide an address), cottage names, last names... whatever seems right for your gift recipient.

"I absolutely love my sign. It's awesome! Great customer service as well!

-Delores J.

The most popular occasion to give this type of gift is housewarming (especially when the house is in a coastal area - lake or ocean) but we have a lot of people just buying it for themselves to decorate their beach or lake house. The muted colors and distressed finish just tends to work well in coastal farmhouse settings.

Ready to find your perfect coastal gift?

The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value.
-Charles Dudley Warner

Additional Reading

Personalized Nautical Gift Guide