Sailing-inspired Dad’s Birthday Party Favors: Homemade to Buy

Anchors aweigh! If you found our recent sailing-themed birthday party for Dad post helpful, we’re back with more inspiration. This time we’re offering up 10 sailing-themed favor ideas that will allow Pop to share his love for the high seas with his guests. From edibles to accessories to practical items, take your pick of which favors you can DIY or buy to surprise Captain Dad with at his birthday bash. (*this post contains affiliate links)

Sailing Party Favors You Can Make

Hoping to give something with a personal touch? Consider these 5 favor options that are homemade or handcrafted, all with a seaworthy spin!

Sailing or regatta themed party favors for a nautical reitrement or birthday party

Edible Ideas

Is Dad into seafood boils? Take a cue from that and mix up a batch of yummy, crunchy Seafood Boil Trail Mix (1). Then, package this special snack in muslin bags hand-stamped with nautical designs.

Or concoct a super-flavorful homemade Seafood Boil Seasoning (4). Bundle up half-cup amounts in cheesecloth tied with twine, then seal in cello bags to give as favors.

DIY Home Items

Send guests home with quaint scrap wood sailboats (5) assembled from wood block bases, with fabric sails and flags glued to a stick. Great sailing accents for a home desk, living room coffee table, or mantel.

For home entertaining, guests will find these DIY nautical-inspired coasters (2) pretty interesting. They’re made with a vintage mussel graphic on paper – or any nautical pattern of your choice – glued to cork rounds.

Or why not opt for those popular hand-decorated coffee mugs (3) – each one sporting a sailing-related graphic made with Sharpies?

Credits: 1 – Schermer’s Pecans / 2 – Finding Silver Pennies / 3 – Urban Walls / 4 – Intentional Hospitality / 5 – Homemade Lovely

Sailing Party Favors You Can Buy

Not much of a crafter or cook? No worries. We found these 5 fun ready-made nautical gift items that would make great favors!

Sailing favor ideas for a nautical or regatta retirement or birthday party.

From accessories to apparel, this is one fun sailing selection. Just click on each link for where to buy.

1 – Chrome Anchor on Carbon Fiber Bag Tag – by CaptainShoppe, available from Zazzle

2 – Nautical Solid Brass Paperweight Compass – available from Amazon

3 – Nautical Flags Pattern Mug – by Down By The Sea, available from Zazzle

4 – Nautical Solid Brass Navy Stockless Anchor Key Chain – available from Amazon

5 – Nautical Themed Beer Coolers – Sold by ThisWear and Fulfilled by Amazon.

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