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The designs of all Rufiji™ and Mara&Meru™ hats include an adjustable drawstring to ensure you are always able to get the best fit simply by adjusting the drawstring. This makes ordering the right size that much easier.
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• Please note that only our leather hats will have a very small amount of stretch (approximately 1cm).
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UK Size Hat
Up to size 7
Up to size 71⁄4
Up to size 73⁄4
US Size Hat
Up to size 71⁄8
Up to size 73⁄8
Up to size 77⁄8
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Quick Facts: ⊙ Weight: 200g; ⊙ Brim size: 8cm; ⊙ Crown height: 9.5cm; ⊙ Mesh crown; ⊙ Made from water resistant 100% Cotton Canvas; ⊙ Packable; ⊙ Adjustable fit via internal drawstring; ⊙ Detachable leather chin strap with elephant toggle; ⊙ Plaited leather hat band detail at the base of the crown; ⊙ Unisex
Activities: ⊙ Outdoors;✓ ⊙ Safari;✓ ⊙ Travel;✓ ⊙ Beach;✓ ⊙ Time by the pool✓ ⊙ Fishing;✓ ⊙ Hiking;✓ ⊙ Adventures;✓ ⊙ Expeditions;✓ ⊙ Outdoor sports, hobbies, and activities✓ ⊙ Everyday wear✓
⊙ Weight: 200g / 7oz.
⊙ Mesh crown with metal eyelets for superior air flow and temperature regulation.
⊙ Made from water resistant 100% Cotton Canvas fabric.
⊙ Internal drawstring to adjust size.
⊙ Wide, full brim for protection of the face and neck.
⊙ Plaited leather hat band around the brim complements the overall style of the hat.
⊙ Grosgrain binding with metal wire around the brim helps this hat to retain its shape for your travels.
⊙ Detachable leather neck cord with elephant toggle for additional style and convenience.
⊙ Please note that it is best to either carry your hat when you travel, or to pack it flat. It should not be crushed when packing.
On safari and all outdoor destinations, a hat is a travel essential. At home in Africa, this canvas hat with aerated mesh design and a braided leather band makes for adventure style in every setting.
The sun's rays can have a harmful effect on your skin - and the sun in Africa can be especially harsh, which is why we recommend a wide-brimmed hat as a safari essential. Keep your face and neck protected with this full-brimmed hat on game drives, walking safaris, and around the lodge - and look great at the same time.
Canvas and leather lends itself well to safaris. The tough construction of safari-grade canvas is durable - giving you many years of wear - and it develops character as it ages for a hat that bears testament to a life of adventure. It also offers a degree of water resistance, protecting you from the elements.
With mesh sides to the crown, this hat is a design favourite for safari, adventure travel, and outdoor sports and hobbies. Offering superior air flow, this hat is well-aerated for optimal comfort in hot conditions.
The adjustable draw cord ensures a comfortable and secure fit in a range of conditions. Through the adjustable internal drawstring and detachable neck cord, get that extra bit of security for your hat even on the back of windy game drive vehicles or during boat trips.
The braided leather hat band and neck cord are leather accents that elevate the hat's overall styling, complementing the canvas perfectly.
The binding of the Rufiji™ Canvas Explorer Hat has built-in metal around the brim, which means this hat retains its shape well for packing - every reason to take it along on safari, fishing trips, birding expeditions, hikes, and field excursions. Please note that it is best to either carry your hat when you travel, or to pack it flat. It should not be crushed when packing.
You don't have to feel the heat of the sun for damage to be done. Make sun protection part of your daily routine - and integrate it into your travels - to take care of your skin by the pool, on the beach, and for all outdoor activities. On safari and your warm-weather and adventure holidays, this will ensure painful sunburns don't get in the way of making wonderful and exciting memories. Pair your hat with our the best sunscreen and technical fabrics with built-in SPF for an holistic approach to sun protection.
*This is the hat is the same as the Rufiji™ Canvas Explorer Safari Hat. We have created a separate product for Women and Men to show gender-specific product images and information.
Rufiji™ Canvas Explorer Hat – Further Information:
⊙ WEIGHT: 200g
⊙ MATERIAL: Made from safari-grade canvas with a leather hat band and mesh crown.
⊙ CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS: Spot clean only.
⊙ SUN PROTECTION: With a wrap-around brim, this hat provides superior all-round sun protection against harmful UV rays.
⊙ ADJUSTABLE FIT: An internal drawstring and elasticated internal sweatband allows for size adjustment and to secure a snug fit even in windy conditions - great for open game viewers and boat trips on safari.
⊙ DETACHABLE CHIN STRAP: The detachable leather chin strap with elephant toggle offers added assurance that you won't lose your hat on those windy beach days or drafty game drives.
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