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Surfing Long-Sleeved UV Protection Top T-Shirt 500

Sale price: $10.00 Regular price: $24.99

UV-resistant long-sleeved T-shirt for protection from the sun, even in the water, and to limit irritation when in contact with the board. Fitted cut and drawstring for stability in waves.

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Surfing Long-Sleeved UV Protection Top T-Shirt 500 | Our team of designers has developed a UV-protection T-shirt that is perfectly suited to surfing in warm water, for sessions lasting up to 2 hours

UV-resistant long-sleeved T-shirt for protection from the sun, even in the water, and to limit irritation when in contact with the board. Fitted cut and drawstring for stability in waves.

Sun protection

UPF 50+ fabric. Sun protection even when wet. Blocks at least 95% of UV rays.

Irritation reduction

Drawstring and loop at the top bottom to keep it firmly in place in waves.


Tight-fitting cut and seamless panels under the arms. 2-hour sessions.

Quick dry

Quick-drying synthetic polyester material.

Easy to maintain

The textile mesh prevents grains of sand from getting stuck.

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Makes a difference under Aussie sun.

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Better than the last one! Fast delivery thank you.

Much better than the previous one and very fast delivery!

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This top is excellent to wear. The sizing is smaller than I would like, especially the body length. It is a cozy fit despite being 2 sizes larger than I normally wear but the fabric is very stretchy and comfortable. I love it.

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No red lobster

Good armour against UV light and sunburn. Works well. Stretchy enough it doesn't get in the way. Wish list: hope they make one that covers the hand and face too... Ninja UV50 style.

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To short

I really like the top but it is too short and leaves my back and belly exposed to the sun. This defeats the purpose of wearing it. Might work for quite short people but not for me. I noticed in the reviews that I am not the only one with this issue. Maybe the design can be changed or a "tall" version could be offered in future?

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Design is very bad

This top is extremely slim fit, even thin people look very fat!!

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quality at a reasonable price

perfect rashie at a reasonable price

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Using it for Work wear

I use this top for work wear as I am outside most days. It is just brilliant, I don't have to wear long sleeve jackets anymore. It does not overheat and handles humidity very well. I cannot believe its taken me so long to use Surf wear for work.

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Well designed and functional

Excellent fit and look. Long in body and sleeve. Enjoyed using it in (English) sea mainly as protection from sun. Only reservation is that it seems to take long time to dry out after rinsing. OK I can use it wet but not so good for carrying and travelling.

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Mens rash vest

Great value for money.

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Thank you for your feedback Mathew!

Rash vest

Excellent service and great product

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Man Child - apparently!

Bought the medium (M) size of this for someone who normally wears medium t-shirts (48-40" chest) thinking it would be a proper fit, a bit tight, but that's not bad in a rash vest. It turns out they are not a man, but a mountain at that size as this came in at a child's small (age 12-14). Unless they are not telling me something, I would say this is most definitely not a medium.

great value for money

stretchy and soft material makes it easy to put on and take off. Seams are flat and gentle on the skin. Draw string at the bottom of the shirt is difficult to use when wet.

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Easy fit

Good for kids to protect from Sun

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Main fabric : 85.0% Polyester cationic, Main fabric : 15.0% Spandex

How to choose your uv protection t-shirt (part 1)

All of our UV-resistant T-shirts are UPF 50+, i.e. they have the maximum level of sun protection. The choice between them will therefore be made based on the length of the sleeves and will depend on what it will be used for. The constraints are greatest for surfing, so we decided to build our range primarily for surfing. For surfing, the choice will be made according to the duration of your sessions: 1 hour, 2 hours, or 3 hours.

How to choose your uv protection t-shirt (part 2: according to the duration of the session)

1 hour: Occasional practice. You can choose between a loose fit (priority to ease of dressing and comfort when dry) or a fitted cut (priority to comfort when wet). A loop system to connect it to the shorts ensures the stability of the product.2 hours: Regular practice. Comfort when wet is enhanced by the seamless panels under the arms and the drawstring, which further increases stability.3 hours: Intensive practice. Additional warmth to help you stay in the water for longer.

Uv protection even when wet

The fabric of this OLAIAN anti-UV product blocks at least 98% of UVB radiation and 95% of UVA (UPF 50+). This guarantees effective protection from the sun. It can be used both in and out of the water, for water or nautical sports. The density of the textile fibers filters out UV rays, for long-lasting protection, even after washing. Caution: The spandex contained in the fiber may deteriorate in chlorinated water.

What does upf 50+ mean?

UPF is a sun protection factor (Ultra Violet Protection Factor) and is standardized worldwide. It defines the protection level of a fabric and more precisely the proportion of UV rays it lets through. To meet the standards, it must block at least 95% of UV rays. UPF 50+ means that the fabric blocks at least 95% of UVA and 98% of UVB rays.

Reduced chafing

This UV-resistant T-shirt helps limit rubbing and chafing due to contact with the surfboard or bodyboard. It can also be used under a wetsuit to limit rubbing, particularly around the neck and armpits. We have added seamless panels under the arms to limit irritation due to paddling movements. Our test protocols confirmed that chafing was significantly reduced during 2-hour sessions.

Product testing

Developed and tested by our design teams in Hendaye, France. The components used for this product are laboratory-tested to ensure the best possible quality and durability.



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