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Being unfortunately a regular attender at my local dermatologist's office, I am curious what type of headgear folks are finding effective for keeping the sun off? Thanks.
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A cheap old canvas wide brimmed hat. I can loose it 20 times over and it'll still be cheaper than a Tilley
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Bucket hat plus SPF30 lotion
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Base ball cap and try and stay under the bimini.
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Re: Hat recommendations

I have tried several Tilly hats, and cotton duck with not too wide a brim seems best. Artificial fiber and/or a wide brim bend back in the wind.
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Re: Hat recommendations

never being a fan of hats I wear cheap straw hats. They last 6 to 12 months before falling apart and float long enough to retrive them if they go over-board. you can also mold them into shape. The latest is one that was givin to me by 92 yr young Capt Jack at Boot Key.
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Does Tilley make a hat that floats?

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