The Tilley LT5B Breathable Nylon Hat is a Sailor's hat made by a Sailor (Alex Tilley).
- GUARANTEED FOR LIFE
- INSURED AGAINST LOSS
- EXCELLENT SUN PROTECTION - UPF 50
- REPELS RAIN
- SECRET POCKET
- TIES ON IN THE WIND - IT WON'T FLY OFF!
- MACHINE WASHABLE ( WON'T SHRINK)
- WEIGHS ONLY 3 OUNCES
The hat has these Special Performance Features:
- Made with 93% nylon & 7% spandex
- Has durable weather and stain repellant
- Tightly woven for high abrasion resistance
- High breathability & superior comfort
- Moisture-wicking sweatband
- Wind cord made of nylon with reflective tape
- The LT5B Breathable Nylon Hat is styled with a medium, semi-sloping brim size
- Brim Measurements:
Front 2 5/8"
Back 2 3/4"
Sides: 2 1/8"
Here's All the Good Stuff that makes the Tilley Difference:
APPEARANCE AND COMFORT:
To protect you from the sun and rain, Tilleys fit lower than other hats. For your comfort, they're held on by gravity, not painful pressure on your forehead. On a hot muggy day, you'll especially appreciate this!
Even though they fit gently, Tilleys won't fly off because when there's a breeze, you use one or both parts of the tuckaway Wind Cord (see TIES ON below).
Your Hat is guaranteed for life (yours, mine or its) not to wear out or fall apart. We're delighted to think that yours may be passed on to the next generation!
INSURED AGAINST LOSS:
With your Hat, you'll be provided with `The Straight-Shooter`s Statement of Loss of a Tilley Hat` insurance policy. The insurance is for two years, all perils, 50% deductible, and is not issued by Lloyds.
A layer of closed-cell foam in the crown, and sometimes in the brim, provides the Tilley's positive buoyancy. This is a boon to boaters and fishermen/women/people.
People have told us that this foam layer has helped save their lives. Double your money back if it doesn't save yours. Apply personally... :-)
The Tilley comes with a tuckaway, adjustable, fore 'n' aft Wind Cord. When it's calm, the Wind Cord stays hidden in the crown. When there's a breeze, place the part with the sliding knots behind your head. When it's windy or you're sailing, use the chin part too.
Not perfectly but usually quite adequately. The Lightweight Nylon Tilleys are excellent at repelling rain.
Inside the crown is a good-sized pocket sealed with Velcro®. In it, carry your I.D., hotel key, $10 bill (in your case, a $20), plus 50¢ for an emergency phone call.
New sweatband fabric, TRANSPOR® DRY LAYER offers superior moisture control technology. Perspiration slides through the inner layer to the outer wicking layer of the fabric where it spreads and evaporates. It will keep you cool and dry in the heat.
CERTIFIED SUN PROTECTION:
The fabric of all Tilley Hats have been certified to block 98 percent of harmful UVA/UVB radiation and deliver an ultraviolet factor (UPF) of 50+, the maximum rating given.
Hat Sizing Chart*
|INCHES ||CENTIMETRES ||TILLEY HAT SIZE
||Extra Large XL
||2X Large 2XL
|* To find your hat size, use a tape measure and wrap it around your head just above your eyebrows.