Gear Review

Equipment Review: Shelta Hats

Western Outdoor NewsPublished: May 21, 2019

Designed for action water sports – best hats for the sun, wind and wet!



Shelta develops UV protection products and technologies designed to meet the unique needs of outdoor athletes and adventurers.

The Seahawk is Shelta’s more traditional style with an updated look and fit.

Like all of our styles, it features patent pending “No Flop” Brim Technology, which prevents the front of the brim from flopping up or down, even when in extreme wet or windy conditions.

The Eco-tech Fabric is made from recycled polyester and is DWR coated for water repellency. It is lightweight, breathable and UPF 50+ rated (the highest rating possible). A removable chin cord system is designed to offer multiple options for changing hat retention needs. The fact that it floats, dries quickly and has a No-Sag headband makes The Seahawk truly amphibious, functioning as well in the water as on dry land.

One of the most engineered, purpose-built sun hats ever created, The Seahawk is offered in nine colors and multiple sizes.


— UPF 50+ Certified Eco-Tech Fabric

— No Flop Brim Technology (Patent Pending)

— Removable Cord System (Patent Pending)

— Interior Vapor Barrier Liner

— NO SAG Perspiration Wicking Headband

— Metal Eyelet Venting

— Reflective Branding

— Single Handed Size Cinch

— Inside Stash Pocket

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