Gill Floating SunglassesGill’s popular range of floatable sunglasses has been totally refreshed with a collection of new designs offering additional technical features. Specifically designed for use on the water, not only do they provide maximum UV protection from the sun, through high quality 100% glare free polarized lenses, but are also comfortable and stylish to wear.


Polaroid's polarizing lenses are made up of a number of functional elements ultra-carefully bonded together to achieve a high-performance optical product: The main element of the sandwich lens construction is the polarizing light filter in the center. Laminated to both sides of the filter are UV light absorbers, which block 100% of harmful UVA, UVB, and UVC radiation. Optically corrected, shatter-resistant cushion elements are laminated to both sides of the UV absorbers, followed by a unique scratchproof coating applied to the outer surfaces.

A hydrophobic outer lens coating sheds water and reduces salt residue, while oleophobic technology is applied to the inside face, repelling fingerprints, sun lotion and skin oils all culminating to provide optimum clear vision.
 
The frames are made of a low density, light, tough and flexible material for maximum buoyancy, and have been molded in a wrap-around design so they stay anchored to your face, whatever the weather. Extra comfort and grip comes from the use of ingenious soft pads that cushion the temple, and a neat integral molding for the bridge of the nose.

Each pair of sunglasses is supplied with a soft non-scratch pouch that can also be used for cleaning the lenses.
Gill North America
Gill NA, with headquarters near Atlanta, GA is the exclusive importer and distributor of Gill-brand foul weather gear in North America including Caribbean,  US and Canada. Gill is a leading worldwide apparel and accessories brand serving  the marine industry with over 35 year of experience . Gill specializes in high tech, breathable waterproof clothing. Gill develops and markets a variety of performance-oriented, award-winning apparel and accessories for virtually every type of boating activity with product lines that include foul weather gear; interactive layering systems; footwear; gloves; bags; junior gear; scholastic gear and team wear.

Available through hundreds of independent dealers and select West Marine Stores throughout North America and the Caribbean .

To learn more visit:  www.gillna.com

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