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"Waterport Store" (between Rochester and Niagara Falls)
Store Hours: M,W,TH,FR: 10am to 6pm. SAT:10am to 5pm.
2133 Eagle Harbor Waterport Rd
 Waterport, NY 14571

(for gps use Albion, NY 14411)
ph; 585-682-4849
"Welcome to the BIGGEST - LITTLE canoe and kayak shop in the world"
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Tilley Hats

We Stock 2 Beautiful Styles
Order online or if you prefer call 1-800-452-9257
I'm sure you'll enjoy your new Hat! Like a Rolls-Royce, it's rather special, so let me tell you a bit about it. The Hat was conceived in frustration and born of necessity. As a corporate art dealer and consultant I had become, over the years, rather 'picky' regarding quality, and I couldn't find a hat that quite met my standards - or my boat's (a 31' mahogany, brass, teak, varnish and fiberglass Brandelmayr-designed sloop). A proper sailing hat had to float, stay on, be unshrinkable, last indefinitely, and be attractive. In January 1980, I decided to have one made, not only for myself, but for other sailors. Fortunately, I knew nothing about headgear so I didn't realize that it was thought impossible to make such a hat. I received design advice from a milliner, information about materials from a sail-maker, and then I oversaw its manufacture by a local hat maker. By March, some prototypes were ready. My family and I tested them on a marvelous charter in Belize where we encountered trade winds, reasonably small waves (because of the offshore reef), beautiful islands, superb snorkeling, and friendly people. (On the last day of the charter, at the same moment that I steered us aground, I managed to wrap the anchor line tightly around the propeller shaft...)
Now don't get the impression that the Tilley Hat is just for sailors! It is equally at home in the desert, in the Himalayas, in the garden, as well as on the golf course, by a trout stream or whilst strolling through London in the rain. Tilley Hats are issued to Canadian troops when they go to war or on peace-keeping missions.  --Alex Tilley

All Tilley Hats;

· Provide maximum sun protection - rated at UPF 50+

· Float - a foam liner in the crown adds buoyancy

· Tie-on - tuckaway wind cords keep the Hat on

· Repel rain - the brim channels water away

· Won't shrink - machine or hand washable

· Have a secret pocket- for stowing cash or keys

· Come in 13 sizes - there's no one we can't fit

· Come with a 4 page owners manual

· Are insured against loss or grievous damage

· Are guaranteed for life! - free replacement if it wears out

Tilley LTM6
Broad down-sloping brim with 3/4" ventilation mesh . Super light and breathable! Material: Nylamonite. -Won't Shrink!
the Lighterweight LTM6 Tilleys are excellent at repelling rain.
The Tilley comes with a tuckaway, adjustable, fore `n` aft Wind Cord. When it`s calm, the Wind Cord stays hidden in the crown.
When there`s a breeze, place the part with the sliding knots behind your head. When it`s windy or you`re sailing, use the chin part too.
The fabric and style of all Tilley Hats have been certified to block 98 percent of harmful UVA and UVB radiation and deliver an ultraviolet factor (UPF) of 50+, the maximum rating given.
A layer of closed-cell foam in the crown provides the Tilley`s positive buoyancy. This is a boon to paddlers and fishermen!
Your Hat is guaranteed for life (yours, mine or its) not to wear out or fall apart. We're delighted to think that yours may be passed on to the next generation!
reg; $99 SALE; $84.95
Tilley model LTM6
See sizing chart.
size and color


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Hat Sizing Chart
Use a tape measure to measure your head just above your ears and eyebrows.
Is your measurement in-between? Order the next larger size.
Head Size Hat Size
inches centimeters
22 56 7
22 1/2 57 7 1/8
22 3/4 58 7 1/4
23 59 7 3/8
23 1/2 60 7 1/2
24 61 7 5/8
24 3/8 62 7 3/4

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