Not Another Tie: SailorBags Offers Tips to Make Father’s Day All About Dad

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Give dad a gift he really wants this year

Mini Sailcloth Duffel by SailorBags ($39.00)

“If the dads in your life love the outdoors, consider a lightweight, sturdy carrier for all of his favorite stuff,” said Anne Zimmer, president, SailorBags.

So many people have given their dads ties on Father's Day. This year, SailorBags (http://www.sailorbags.com) suggests doing something a little different to put a smile on his face.

Here are some tips for how to do just that:

1. Perform some recon.
It works in his favorite movies, so it'll work for dad too. If you’re local, see how he spends his free time. Over the phone, listen to what he talks about. It’s likely that things have changed since you borrowed the car as a teen, and you may find he's revealing more than you’d expect.

Is he a man of simple tastes? Is he always losing his glasses, or does he express a desire that something be fixed around the house? You’ll have a list to go on, and enough to use for his birthday or the holidays too.

2. Remember that this is about him, not you.
When you go to the store, keep that recon handy. You might be drawn to the new fangled golf gadget, but if you noticed his preference for the tried-and-true one he already owns, don't go there. He'll appreciate that you knew better than to get him something he won't use.

That is the trick with buying for your parents, isn't it? Taking yourself out of the equation. Dad might want to return to the same restaurant each year or buy the same brand of fishing tackle over and over. If he's happy, Father’s Day is a success.

3. When in doubt, ask.
Most dads don't mind not being surprised. If you are really not sure, ask what would make him happy.

And then? Do it. Simple.

“If the dads in your life love the outdoors, consider a lightweight, sturdy carrier for all of his favorite stuff,” said Anne Zimmer, president, SailorBags. “SailorBags offers a variety to suit every hobby and interest and all guaranteed for life: from cooler bags to take to the game to dopp kits for traveling or totes and duffel bags to organize and protect boating gear.”

The full line of SailorBags can be personalized for any individual, business, retail store, college, or sports club. They make ideal corporate gifts for colleagues and customers, as well as perfect regatta trophies and prizes.

The SailorBags line of products can be purchased at http://www.sailorbags.com and in retail stores, gift boutiques and marine shops across the country. Regular product pricing starts at $17.50. Wholesale pricing is available for qualifying orders. Contact a SailorBags event/gift specialist at 1-800 639-1754 to discuss your customization needs.

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