Written by Anna Barthelme
January 2014

Frame your face with a pair of shades that fits the boater in you! Unique sun-wear styles offered for both men and women, ready to protect your eyes from the sun’s harshest rays when you are on the water.


Geared to those who lead an active lifestyle without compromising fashion-forward style. Available in eight bold colors, these shades are designed with polarized and prescription-ready lenses to keep your peepers protected on board. Unisex design. ($139, zealoptics.com)


Sun wear built to work as hard as you do. These prescription-ready, Hyperion non-polarized lenses combine a new highly specialized resin to significantly reduce the sun’s glare and harmful HEV light. Designed for men. Frames available in seven color varieties. ($79, zealoptics.com)


The classic lines, yet funky and trendy design for men and women offer a new twist on your everyday shades. Polarized Optics by Carl Zeiss Vision comes standard on every pair, with comfort fit spring hinges, custom case and lanyard. ($190 – $235, nautiqueoptix.com)


The Cruiser Series offers a sleek and slender wrap style for men and women. Made using hand-selected wood, this one-of-a-kind design offers a unique and fashionable style geared to boaters who enjoy their days spent cruising on the water. ($225 – $265, nautiqueoptix.com)