Being out on the water casting a line is one of life’s great pleasures and chances are you’re probably aware how damaging the sun’s rays can be. That’s why sunscreen is on every packing list and why we wear hats and sun protective clothing outdoors. But did you know that different materials – even different fabrics – offer different protection from the sun’s damaging rays? Here we will explain the differences and what all those UV, UPF, SPF ratings mean. We’ll even show you how to choose the best protection.