Last minute, under $500, satellite navigation Christmas gift ideas for your favorite boater.

Christmas is just around the corner and we at S3 Maritime have the perfect solutions to your last-minute shopping for your favorite boater. Check out these satellite navigation gift ideas from S3!


Globalstar GSP-1700 Handheld Satellite Phone, $499
Globalstar offers a compact phone, new satellite constellation, and airtime plans that are on par with cellular carriers. They even offer an unlimited airtime plan for $150/month!



SPOT GEN3 GPS Satellite Tracker/Messenger, $149
The SPOT GEN3 lets family and friends know you are okay or, if the worst should happen, sends emergency responders to your GPS location with the push of a button. Not just for boaters, but any outdoor adventurer! Annual subscription required.



SPOT Trace GPS Satellite Tracker, $99
The compact SPOT Trace uses satellite technology to track your most valuable assets virtually anywhere in the world using your smartphone or computer. Receive a text/email when movement is detected and track in real time using Google Maps. Annual subscription required.



Handheld VHF Radio, $100-275
There are a wide range of affordable, handheld VHF radios out there. From a basic 5/1W floating model to a high-end 6/5/2.5/1W unit with GPS and DSC, we can help you choose the right radio for your boater.


Give us a call at 206-420-4894 or email and we'll be happy to help make the holidays bright for your boating enthusiast!

Jacob Zimmer