In the market for sport-appropriate eyewear? Brands have been developing sports sunglasses for decades for athletes training is bright, harsh conditions, providing them with the right protection that both looks and feels the part.
It's no different for water sports enthusiasts, it only takes losing a pair of your best sunglasses once to the bottom of the blue to know it's worth investing in an appropriate, secure pair. Sports sunglasses are designed to be aerodynamic, secure and comfortable in the toughest conditions. So if you're planning a summer on the water with your superyacht toys, we'd recommend one of the following pairs of shades.
Featuring Oakley's renowned Prizm lenses, these lightweight sunglasses are curved for greater peripheral vision. Plus, they totally look the part for any sports either on or off the water.
When you're wearing sunglasses all day, whether it's during sport or just onboard your superyacht, no doubt you want a pair you barely notice you're wearing. These Koharu lenses are made of polycarbonate to ensure they're ultra-lightweight while the lenses are both oil and water-resistant - a godsend in the face of suncream.
You know you're in good hands with the classic Oakley Frogskins, popular since the 80s and still going strong, for good reason. They're stylish, everyday lenses that are lightweight and easy. They may not be the best pair for waterskiing but they'll suit you just fine jet skiing.
For a more subtle pair of sports sunglasses, consider these Junya shades from District Vision. Practical for active people with wrap-around lenses for greater peripheral vision and a lightweight frame, they're close-fitting to avoid dust getting in.
A brilliant, on-going collaboration between two powerhouses. Featuring the classic Ray-Ban Wayfarer shape, enhanced with Scuderia Ferrari accents including the shield icon on both the lens and arms, the curved arms provide stability for active wearers.
If you're planning a high-intensity workout or activity that's going to have you sweating, these Radar EV Path's from Oakley are a great option with the non-slip nosepiece and good grip on the arms.