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Defy the Sun

Guide to Sun Protection Clothing & Accessories

When out on or near the water, don’t forget to protect yourself from the sun’s damaging rays. Remember, those that reflect off glittering water or bright white sands can be just as harmful as the ones coming straight down from the sky. We offer this collection of sun-protective gear so you can keep yourself safe and spend as much time as you want outside having worry-free fun in the sun.

Men’s UPF Apparel

Lightweight, breathable UPF (Ultraviolet Protection Factor) protection fends off the elements.

Men’s Hats

A breathable hat with a brim
reduces glare from the sun.

Men’s Sunglasses

Choose polarized sunglasses to maintain your vision even on bright days and reduce glare off the water.

Women’s UPF Apparel

Lightweight, breathable UPF (Ultraviolet Protection Factor) protection fends off the elements.

Women’s Hats

A breathable hat with a brim
reduces glare from the sun.

Women’s Sunglasses

Choose polarized sunglasses to maintain your vision even on bright days and reduce glare off the water.

Neck Gaiters & Bandanas

Keep the red off your neck.

Sunscreen

Protect yourself with sunscreen that won’t rinse off if you get wet.

Umbrellas

Create much-needed shade wherever you go.


West Advisor

Understanding Sun Protection

When we're on or around water, it’s important to protect our skin and eyes from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays. Water and sand reflect the sun and intensify the damaging rays, which can increase your chances of sunburn and skin cancer.

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Selecting Sunglasses for Boating

Sunglasses protect the eyes from the sun’s damaging UV radiation, and improve visibility and comfort on the water by reducing light intensity and filtering out glare.

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