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06-08-2009 12:26 PM
AE28 Good quality water-proof (or, at least splash-proof) digital camera?
06-07-2009 10:58 AM
josrulz Congratulations! This may or may not help you, since our situation was a little different, but I'll post about our experience, just in case it provides an option to you or others:

My wife and I just got married just less than a year ago, and we already had most of the traditional "home" things for which people register traditionally. We weren't terribly comfortable with the idea all the gifts, but if people were going to buy us a gift, we thought it made sense it be something that we'd really enjoy or could use. We did not yet own a boat. So we decided instead to register for our sailing honeymoon, which was two weeks on a bareboat.

It was all online, and we posted "items" that guests could purchase, which were things they'd enjoy give us and we'd enjoy receiving, like dinner out in a specific honeymoon destination, or a bottle of wine for a picnic. Folks seemed to enjoy participating in our trip, and we really applied every dollar for what we posted, except where a destination changed because of weather. While ours was a bareboat charter, one could use this option for many other types of registries.

Again, might not help you exactly, but I thought I'd throw it out there, just in case, for your or others.
06-07-2009 08:18 AM
sailingdog Camó

You really didn't have to go there...

Originally Posted by camaraderie View Post
How about a SPOT they all can follow along on your honeymoon adventures! (Maybe an air card and web cam for the really curious!)
06-07-2009 08:08 AM
camaraderie How about a SPOT they all can follow along on your honeymoon adventures! (Maybe an air card and web cam for the really curious!)
06-07-2009 07:47 AM
patrickrea Anything that will be seen and used on a decently regular basis. This lets the others see it in action. OR anything that you wouldn't mind having but refuse to pay for like a dodger.

Matching foul and fair weather gear with your ship's name for the honeymoon cruise.
Gift cards as mentioned above are always good these days.
Galley gear. Plates with the ship's name etc...
Any Weems and Plath stuff as mentioned above. Too expensive to buy yourself
06-06-2009 11:07 PM
Sailormann Ask for gift cards.
06-06-2009 07:12 PM
sailingdog I'd highly recommend that you not use WestMarine as your registry source, since prices are generally far better at,,,,, etc.
06-06-2009 06:35 PM
Originally Posted by davebkanelavie View Post
We are planning to do the same. Can you register with WestMarine? How are you setting this up.
Hopefully not! Unelss you have rich friends and family. ;-)

We use I think. Will confirm with sailingcutie. It's pretty cool as it allows you to easily link to items from any website including west marine). They also have no fees except if people make cash gifts through the site.

Great suggestions so far. Thanks! I like the teather idea. I'm sure there are many family members who would love to shower us in safety equipment. After all sailing offshore in a small boat is madness!

06-06-2009 06:22 PM
rikhall Makes perfect sense to me!

AIS receiver (<200)
Mustang hydrostatic PFD (~200 - 250 each - get her's in pink)
Good harnesses (<100 each)
good set of tethers (less than 100 each)
Weems and Plath Yacht lamp (about 100 or so)
Garmin chart plotter (350 - as high as you wnat to go)
boat clothing with boat name on it (25 - 250)
boat books (any thing by Spurr, Casey or Calder)
FUGAWI (<200)

man - this is fun, planning somebody's wedding gift list

Blessings and Congratulations!

Rik and Linda
Irwin Citation 34
trip blog at: Mystery - the Trip Home
06-06-2009 05:49 PM
davebkanelavie We are planning to do the same. Can you register with WestMarine? How are you setting this up.

AS for the list here are a few items:

AIS transponder (~1000)
Survival suits (~300)
Cruising guides (~20-60)
Coffee press (~20)
Anchor windlass (~2000)
Columbia long sleeve shirts for sun protection (~35)
GPS for our cabin dedicated anchor alarm ($320)
Slush fund cash contributions for ??? (~20+)
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