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If there’s a person in your life who loves to sea swim, they will be thrilled to get any of these gorgeous gifts from local businesses this Christmas!
Wicklow seascape photography business Sea Studio has launched the Sea Studio Calendar 2024. It tells the story of a year in the sea by photographer Niall Meehan and features 12 seascape images including The Captains in Skerries, Doldrum Bay in Howth and Mousehole in Cornwall, along with the iconic Kish Lighthouse on the Kish Bank and a beautiful cover shot of boats in Coliemore Harbour, Dalkey.
Both a handy device to have in your home and a tribute to the beautiful seaside locations we have, a Current Clock is a tide clock that shows the status of the tide at a glance – very handy for any daily sea swimmers.
You’ll never be cold driving home from the beach again with this cosy accessory! Made locally with 100% wool, it marries the magic of heritage with the comfort of modern luxury.
Whether it’s walking from the car to the shore or navigating a pebbly beach, any sea swimmer will tell you how great it is to have a decent pair of swim shoes in their sea swimming kit. These ones from Cois Farraige go from a UK3 – UK11.
Got a friend in Dublin who loves to swim at Poolbeg? This colourful print of the towers framed by the sun is certain to brighten up their home. JANDO is a carbon-neutral company with a commitment to eco-friendliness extending to every aspect of their business. The duo’s mission is to provide high-quality, environmentally responsible products that contribute to a greener, more sustainable world.
Anything from the Coastal Vibe collection by Liwu Jewellery would make the perfect present for sea swimmers or perhaps as a keepsake for someone who loves the sea but doesn’t live near the coast.
Handcrafted ceramics shaped by the seaside – what could be more perfect for the person who adores being by the water? Using a combination of slab-building and slipcasting techniques, Ola brings her visions to life, transforming clay into everything from functional tableware to captivating home decor.
From swim ponchos to dresses, t-shirts, hats and beach mats, Lilymais beachwear has it all! Perfect for the swimmer or beach-lover in your life, it is handcrafted and expertly cut using recycled towels and vibrant end-of-line fabrics, as well as organic and recycled polyester threads.