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Old 09 July 2014, 07:49   #11
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The Tilly hat made me laugh, it even came with instructions !

If you dont know what to do with a hat you probably cant read.
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Old 09 July 2014, 08:01   #12
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I love my Tilley, but it's crap for boating. Anything with a brim will be the same; at 30 knots the brim blows up and looks daft, or the whole lot comes off. Even if it's clipped to your collar with para cord it's not much good to you flapping around like that. Even though my head isn't 'showing through' yet I still sometimes find my scalp is burnt after a sunny day on the water so I usually wear my Buff
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Old 09 July 2014, 08:02   #13
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I have done the Tilley and now wear the Pategonia. It stays on and the front of the rim is slightly reinforced to reduce the likelihood of it raising up at 30kts.
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Old 09 July 2014, 08:44   #14
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Now people this poor bloke wrote in with an honest question, we should at lest give him an honest and sensible answer. There is only one problem he wrote to the wrong forum for a honest and sensible answer.I use a tilly hat.
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Old 09 July 2014, 08:48   #15
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Get a slower boat!!!!!! Lol
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Old 09 July 2014, 08:50   #16
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good idea.
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Old 09 July 2014, 09:03   #17
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Old 09 July 2014, 09:21   #19
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Looks a bit over engineered to me.
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Old 09 July 2014, 09:29   #20
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I use one of these from sports direct - Karrimor hunter mens hat.

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It stayed on during the RIOW and I've even dived to 40m with it on in the past when I got sun burnt floating on the surface waiting for boat pick up!

There so cheap you can buy 3 and it doesn't matter if you kill them (although I'm still on the first one).

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