Full-wrap frames and polarized polycarbonate lenses make these frames popular with charter and sport fishing captains.
Legend Sunglasses have advanced polycarbonate lenses with Pelagic's XP-700™ Polarized Lens System that combines optical technologies for a clear advantage. Their Carbonite-16™ frames are engineered to combat everything from the extreme conditions of the offshore environment to your own backyard. Tough, yet flexible. Lightweight and comfortable. Perfectly balanced for performance. We think you're going to love your Legend Sunglasses so much you'll want to make extra sure they don't end up in the drink. A neoprene retainer or leash (sold separately) is inexpensive insurance.
This is a feature Pelagic has added to all of its lenses. Wait! Isn't melanin a pigment in my skin? Yes, it's actually found throughout the human body and it acts as a natural defense for our skin and eyes against sunlight damage by filtering all forms of Ultraviolet (UVA, UVB and UVC) and High Energy Visible (HEV) light, better known as "violet-blue light." Pelagic infuses melanin into the lenses so you benefit from powerful, natural protection from UV and HEV rays while not altering your true color perception.
Oleophobic is a big word that simply means the particular material repels oil. An oleophobic lens coating is added that helps keep things like fingerprints, sweat, sunscreen and skin oils from clouding your vision.
Like oleophobic, hydrophobic involves repelling something. In this case, water. By repelling water, this lens coating reduces the visual distortion that occurs when you're wearing your sunglasses around water or rain. It also makes it much easier and quicker to clean your lenses. Plus, by not holding onto water, your lenses won't fog up as easily and are less likely to attract dust and dirt.
This five-layer lens coating eliminates distracting bounce-back reflections that cause glare and in combination with the mirror finish provides enhanced clarity and contrast for the bright conditions you'll encounter offshore. And that translates into reduced eye strain and fatigue.
Anti-Scratch Hard Coating
Lightweight polycarbonate lenses like those found on Legend Sunglasses are relatively soft. Pelagic adds a multi-layer hard coating to protect your lenses so they'll resist vision-distorting scratches.
XP-700™ Polarized Polycarbonate Lenses
- Melanin technology
- Powerful, natural protection from UV and HEV rays
- Eliminates glare
- Reduced eye strain and fatigue
- True color perception
- Enhanced clarity and contrast
- Five-layer anti-reflective coating eliminates distracting bounce-back reflections
- Oleophobic coating repels sweat, sunscreen and skin oils
- Hydrophobic coating for rain, dirt and dust resistance
- Multi-layer anti-scratch hard coating for lens protection
- Sun Protection Factor (SPF) greater than 140
- ANSI Z87.3 certified shatterproof for durability
- Flexible for a comfortable, contoured fit
- Lightweight and perfectly balanced to take away pressure points
- Designed to fit on a wide range of facial types
- Full-wrap style
- XP-700™ polarized polycarbonate lenses
- Carbonite-16™ frames
- Limited lifetime warranty
These products may contain bisphenol-A (BPA), a chemical known to the state of California to cause harm to the female reproductive system.
Legend Polarized Sunglasses
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