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Re: Hat recommendations

I have one of those visors with green transparent plastic in the brim like the old ladies in Chinatown wear. It goes good with gray beards or tattoos.
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Re: Hat recommendations

A Tilley-style will give your ears more protection than a boonie or kibbutznik, but any of those will do. There's a secret stash pocket in the top of a Tilley (great place to keep a couple of bills for the launch or lunch) and a piece of closed cell foam in there can ensure it floats very nicely.
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Re: Hat recommendations

I really hate hats!

But, I’ve also become a regular at the dermatologist’s and have had one trip to the plastic surgeon and our boat has no bimini, so……….

I now wear a full-brim hat, usually 100% cotton - - - whatever’s on sale at whatever store I happen to be in. I have a somewhat fat head, so I normally try to buy at least one hat in advance of actually needing it.

My current hat is a Dorfman Pacific Co., from West Marine (I think). I have gotten a little too red a few times with sun leaking through the mesh side panels.

I also have a Columbia Sportswear OMNI-SHIELD that I bought at one of those hat stores at an outlet mall. It’s a tad warm and not much good on really windy days because of the brim folding up.

When I was working, I frequently travelled to India and would always pick up a couple of cricket hats.

I agree with CHAMONIX’s suggestion about dipping the crown of a cotton hat in water on really hot days.

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This style hat sucks in the wind!...Dale
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Re: Hat recommendations

Don't take this lightly - like I did before I developed a bunch of skin cancers. They cut on me again three days ago for yet another biopsy. Wear a good hat. Pay attention to sun exposure. Use top-notch sun screen. Do more sailing in the evenings.
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Re: Hat recommendations

Sun Hats and Sun Protective Clothing at Sunday Afternoons
These hats are approved by dermatologists. They're not expensive. I bought one of them to wear walking. I'm usually under the bimini when sailing.
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Re: Hat recommendations

Hubs has a Tilley that is UV & BUG protected, with the neck shield. I have a Bronner bucket hat that is UV protected, with the neck shield.
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Re: Hat recommendations

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Sun Hats and Sun Protective Clothing at Sunday Afternoons
These hats are approved by dermatologists. They're not expensive. I bought one of them to wear walking. I'm usually under the bimini when sailing.
These look interesting. How stiff are the brims? Do they buckle under moderate winds as most wide-brim hats do?
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Re: Hat recommendations

I am confident I would set the bar high here for skin cancer. Sad. Oh well . I am going sailing anyway. A bimini is planned. And screen is a daily thing for me sailing or not. Next MOHS is Wednesday .oh well. Thanks for all the input here. Doubt I will spring for a Twilley... Too prone to losing stuff. But ear and neck cover is essential. Thanks all. Oh and I wear a fishing shirt with the uv stuff init so aalways in long sleeves. Beyond all that I have an excellent dermatologist. I blame it all on my light skinned ancestors. I :-)
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