After a day full of turkey, family, and football, millions of Americans will hit the stores this Friday in search of bargains on all sorts of things. For the shopping enthusiasts, or those who are trying to save some money this holiday season, Black Friday is one of the best days of the year. If you are wondering what to get the boater in your family, or you are one yourself, below is a list of some great deals that are available this Thanksgiving weekend.
If you or someone on your list is looking for a new GPS navigation system, Friday is the best day to buy one. Nearly every store that carries them is running some unbelievable deals. Best Buy is offering the Garmin Nuvi 205 for $116.99. This is a standard, touch screen GPS that will work just fine for the average driver. If you are in the market for a more advanced, handheld system, then Bass Pro Shops has the Delhomme Earthmate PN-40 handheld for $299. A fantastic GPS for anyone going off the beaten path, it is packed with great features like an expandable SD memory slot and a rubber, waterproof covering. Check out http://www.basspro.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/Product_10151_-1_10001_103522____SearchResults to learn more about it. At the low end of the spectrum, Wal-mart has the TomTom XL325-SE for only $89.
Gander Mountain has a number of great deals as well. They are selling some great fishing gear, such as an electric fillet knife by Mister Twister for only $20. They also have sales on a large selection of rods and reels, including fly rods and bass fishing set-ups. Finally, many of their kayaks will also be discounted, including the Pelican Apex 80 DLX for only $149.99.
Not seeing anything you like? Then visit http://blackfriday.gottadeal.com/index.php or http://www.blackfriday.info/ to look up other great deals. These sites list all of the offers currently available from stores across the country and update their sites frequently as more information becomes available. Or, if the people on your list are avid readers, then check out http://www.examiner.com/x-21364-Jacksonville-Boating-Examiner~y2009m10d28-Great-book-ideas-for-your-next-trip-Part-I and http://www.examiner.com/x-21364-Jacksonville-Boating-Examiner~y2009m11d11-Great-book-ideas-for-your-next-trip-Part-II for a list of some excellent reads. So have have fun out here and best of luck getting what you need.