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We've curated for you the Top 2022 Paddling Gifts for the Lady Boater in your life. Get your Mother's Day or Birthday shopping on with our comprehensive women's gift guide.

Being a female paddler means having quality apparel to get through all types of weather and make each time on the river exactly what she wants it to be.

Whether she's all about playboating, is planning her own Grand Canyon trip, or just likes exploring on her SUP, these gifts for women paddlers are chosen to equip and inspire the river-loving lady in your life.

Our 6 Must-Buy Items

1. FunLuvin' Fleecewear Women's Fleece Skirt

We'll be honest with you, the ladies of CKS Online wear these fleece skirts at least once a week. Yes, even in the hotter months. And double yes, definitely in the colder months too.

These skirts are mega-versatile; they can be worn on lazy SUP floats, rowing a rig, or even just sitting by the river watching the water float by. Since the fleece dries quickly, we also enjoy using them while skiing during mud season. 

FunLuvin' Fleecewear offers a few unique colors and patterns on this skirt. Trust us when we say this is the best $45 you'll spend on her all year.

FunLuvin Fleece Skirt


2. NRS Silkweight Hoodie

You know what they say: sun's out, silk's out! Just kidding - no one says that BUT Silkweight Apparel from NRS is the perfect present for the boater in your life that is dedicated to protecting her skin and staying cool on the water.

NRS Silkweight Hoodie


3. Astral PFD

Sometimes unisex sizing does NOT fit all. For that women's specific fit when comfort, maneuverability, and a secure fit really matter, check out Astral's women's PFDs.

The Astral Layla PFD is a favorite among raft guides due to a combo of comfort and storage, while we recommend the Astral eLinda PFD for more casual recreational paddling

Astral Layla PFD
Astral E-Linda PFD


4. Drytop

The perfect gift to extend the kayaking season! Give the gift of warmth with our large selection of ladies' dry tops in a variety of materials to suit any paddlers' needs.

The Kokatat Om Women's Drytop is cut for an active fit, and features Kokatat's new Goretex Pro material for the best breathability of any drytop on the market.

Kokatat OM Women's Drytop


5. Level Six Prospector Floating Hat

On a river trip where shade is hard to come by, finding a way to cover up is essential. We like this Level Six Prospector Hat as it is made from a lightweight wicking material and still floats if you drop it in a rapid, and we guarantee she'll like it too. 

Level Six Prospector Floating Hat


6. Big Agnes Torchlight Sleeping Bag

When rafting, comfort is king for your river sleep system. The Big Agnes Torchlight Sleeping Bag features two expandable panels from shoulders to footbox, increasing sleep space up to 10 extra inches! Depending on your sleep style and body shape, you can adjust the bag for customized comfort based on your sleeping preference. This bag is light enough to take backpacking, but doesn't lack comfort like many lightweight mummy bags.

Big Agnes Torchlight Sleeping Bag


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