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Old 06 February 2013, 07:16   #1
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Just interested to know what others use for eye protection other than sunglasses when going for a blast in the boat. I've got a decent pair of sunglasses with a removable gasket and head strap but they're really uncomfortable round my eyes when I've had them on for more than half an hour but they have to be reasonably snug fitting to keep out water. I'm sure I've seen some folk wearing ski goggles or similar! Anyone got any suggestions as to what sort of goggles are best.

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Old 06 February 2013, 07:23   #2
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Just interested to know what others use for eye protection other than sunglasses when going for a blast in the boat. I've got a decent pair of sunglasses with a removable gasket and head strap but they're really uncomfortable round my eyes when I've had them on for more than half an hour but they have to be reasonably snug fitting to keep out water. I'm sure I've seen some folk wearing ski goggles or similar! Anyone got any suggestions as to what sort of goggles are best.

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In summer i use proper Sunglasses, in winter ski goggles.
Though, I'm getting myself some face protection too soon, because goggles aren't really much use in the rain.
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I just use some bloc safety glasses. They work well, and are nice and cheap.
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Gecko's for me, sunglasses ok when weather good, but I suffer when it's cold, my eyes really swell up with the cold wind
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Goggles in spray and rain, Rainex them to disperse the water.
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Gecko's for me, sunglasses ok when weather good, but I suffer when it's cold, my eyes really swell up with the cold wind
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I have used a pair of Aldi ski goggles for 2 years without fogging. No need for an expensive pair. Add a russian furry cap and you are protected against wind noise, cold, rain.
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Personally I wear a pair of polarised sunglasses on a floaty neckcord.
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