Father's Day 2021 is just around the corner on June 20, and, if you haven't already snapped up a timepiece from our edit of the best nautical watches for Father's Day, get him something special from our pick of the best luxury gifts. From sleek gadgets and fine wines, to stylish accessories and covetable homewares, you're guaranteed to find something he'll treasure.
Fliteboard Series 2 electric surfboard
For fathers who like spending plenty of time on the water, the Fliteboard Series 2 is one of the best electric surfboards for your toybox. Controlled by a hand-held Bluetooth remote, this foiling surfboard can hover up to 70cm above the water, powered by an emission free electric motor. The new Series 2 range, which encompasses four different models with varying lengths and weights, offers improved performance including a two hour duration time and max speeds of up to 55kmph.
From $17,995, fliteboard.comshop now
Theo Fennell chess set
Perfect for keeping at home or packing up into its travel case and bringing on board, this opulent sterling silver and 24 karat gilt chess set is an eye-catching centre piece for any saloon. The chess pieces have been designed to represent great British sporting birds setting off into their characteristic mode of flight, including pheasants, grouse, partridge and woodcocks, making this a unique gift for an outdoorsy gentleman.
POA, theofennell.comshop now
Giorgio Armani waterproof nylon backpack
If he’s the adventuring type, get him ready for his next travels with this Italian-made waterproof nylon backpack from Giorgio Armani. Designed to adapt to the body, it comes with adjustable shoulder straps and a buckle fastening, plus plenty of storage space in the form of outer and side zip pockets and an interior compartment.
£1,300, Armani.comshop now
Talisker Xpedition Oak single malt scotch
The Atlantic Challenge Xpedition Oak scotch from Talisker is a truly special bottle for the scotch-loving sailing enthusiast. Aged for 43 years, this whiskey has been finished in casks that included wooden staves from the yacht on which renowned adventurer and brand founder James Aiken crossed the Atlantic. Only 1,830 bottles of this rare whiskey will be released in honour of the founding date of the Talisker distillery in Scotland. The single malt has tasting notes of sea salt and spiced apples with a waxy and creamy texture.
£3,500, malts.comshop now
Lock & Co St Louis Panama hat
Made by London’s prestigious Lock & Co millinery, the St. Louis is a casual alternative to the classic panama hat. Darker shades of woven Florentine straw offer a more rustic look, finished with a navy blue band and bow. Breathable and comfortably weighted, this hat is a must-have accessory for summer travels.
£245, lockhatters.comshop now
Marshall Mode II earphones
For a father who loves to listen to music on the go, the Mode II in-ear Bluetooth headphones from Marshall have been designed for all-day listening. Music can be enjoyed wirelessly for up to five hours, with an even longer lifetime available thanks to the handy charging phone case. Finished with a rubberised coating, these ear buds are also splash proof and touch controlled.
£159, marshallheadphones.comshop now
Lassègue Saint-Émilion Grand Cru wine
A perfect pairing for a special father's day dinner together with the family, the Lassègue Saint-Émilion Grand Cru is a rich, tannic red with a velvety mouthfeel and bold, black fruit flavours. Derived from the sun-drenched vineyards of Saint-Émilion in Bordeaux, this red blends Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc grapes to create a wine that complements red meat with its decadent tasting notes of ripe blackberry and juicy plums melting into an earthy and oaky aftertaste with just a hint of dark chocolate.
£51.40, vinvm.co.ukshop now
Love Brand & Co ‘Cowrie Kiss’ Staniel swim shorts
Have father and son in matching outfits this father’s day with the Love Brand & Co swim set for boys and men. Made from sustainable fabrics, the ‘Cowrie Kiss’ style features colourful watermelon pink shells set on a background of bright ocean blue. Perfect for packing on your summer trip on board.
£120, lovebrand.comshop now
BOAT International one year print subscription
Whether he's a superyacht owner or a yachting enthusiast, keep him up to date with all the latest news from the world of superyachts with a yearly subscription to BOAT International magazine, delivered every month hot off the press and straight to his doorstep.shop now
Purdey folding knife
There is no more glamorous way to slice a saucisson on a father's day picnic: this limited-edition folding knife from Purdey features a Damascus steel blade (beautiful and resilient) and mother-of-pearl. It comes with a custom-made leather pouch.shop now
Director's Chair by Linley
For soaking up some sunshine by the beach, this chair offers a stylish and portable solution. Relatively lightweight, it features aircraft-grade aluminium and top-quality saddle leather from the UK’s last remaining traditional tannery, in Devon.
£6,950, davidlinley.comshop now
Foundrae bottle stopper
A nautical-themed gift for the wine-loving superyacht owner, this course correction compass bottle stopper by Foundrae will allow you to keep open bottles in your on board wine cellar. Finished in sterling silver, 18-karat gold and with a cork base.
£370, mrporter.comshop now
Lorenzi Milano picnic trunk
Covered in calf’s leather treated to withstand salt, humidity and UV rays, this is a pleasingly practical box of tricks. It contains a full dinner service for four, right down to the leather-covered wine coolers. The aesthetic is sweetly retro, with lots of bamboo and even wicker egg cups.
POA, lorenzi-milano.comshop now
Swarovski Optik EL Range 10x42 binoculars
This latest addition to Swarovski’s crystal-clear EL range features a tracking assistant that logs your last three positions on a mobile app. Designed for hunting (the app can configure the binoculars to individual ballistics data), it will also be useful for tracking wildlife – and each other – during more benign trips in wooded areas.
From £2,890, swarovskioptik.comShop now
Globetrotter watch case
For those precious watches that you want to keep safe during your travels, the centenary edition of Globetrotter's three-slot watch case will protect your watches and looks supremely stylish too. Finished with a vintage-style leather casing in forest green and classic brown with gold details. It can also be monogrammed for an extra special touch.shop now
Leica Q2 camera
The Q2 is the latest addition to the Q range of digital cameras and makes for an excellent gift with its high-tech capabilities and compact size. The 47.3 megapixel sensor delivers 95% more resolution and is capable of capturing 4k video while offering ISO sensitivity settings of up to 50,000. The camera is also dust and spray water proofed for all weather conditions.
£4,500, leica-camera.comshop now
Lyle & Scott gilet
An ideal father’s day gift for the outdoorsy gentleman, this quilted gilet offers a lightweight yet warm piece of clothing that’s perfect for in-between seasons or adventuring outside come rain or shine.
£90.00, lyleandscott.comshop now
Patrick Mavros salmon cufflinks
An independent business based in Zimbabwe, each item by this jeweller is hand-made with care by a member of the Patrick Mavros family. These sterling silver and gold salmon cufflinks are the perfect gift for a dad who's an avid fisherman or naturalist.
£300, patrick.mavros.comshop now