Price Paid: $70 new
Have owned 5 pairs of Kaenons (Jetty, Lewi, Klay, UPD, and Hard Kore) and the Jettys are my all around favorites. They are very light and pretty big, offering good coverage with tall frames at the sides which block peripheral light well.
The Lewis are even a bit larger than the Jettys and take the nod for fishing, but the Jettys strike a better all around balance of size and weight.
The Jettys are extremely comfortable and work well for active pursuits. I've never had issues with mine slipping or threatening to fall off (the tips of the arms are also thin enough to use with a croakie strap, which isn't the case with all Kaenon models).
Kaenon's lenses are tops: superb polarization that provides great contrast and clarity. My favorite lens is the C12 (copper), which provides superb color contrast and is really comfortable on the eyes. The gray lenses are darker if you're in really bright conditions all the time, but I like the C12 as the better all purpose lens.
The Jettys are awesome: comfortable, superb polarization, stylish, and they stay in place.
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Whether it's a day of wakeboarding or a game of volleyball on the beach, the Kaenon Jetty Sunglasses' polarized lenses provide crystal clear vision and unparalleled sun protection. The Jetty's revolutionary SR-91 lenses give you both the lightweight durability of a polycarbonate lens and the clarity of a glass lens. The wrap-around design ensures a comfortable, stable fit during the bumpiest boat or mountain bike rides. Kaenon made these shades versatile enough to handle high activity sports as well as the cool down afterwards on the bar patio.
JETTY is an oversize, tall and boxy performance frame with plenty of street attitude which embodies the company's Luxury Performance design and engineering mantra. A unisex frame that can be worn by men and women everyday, JETTY is also built to perform f
- Teton Village Sports
The Keanon Jetty is an oversize, tall and boxy performance frame with plenty of street attitude which embodies the company's Luxury Performance design and engineering mantra. A unisex frame that can be worn by men and women everyday, Jetty is also built to perform for the active lifestyle. This style features tall temples and a rectangular face shape with clean and smooth surface design; plus functional details such as recessed Variflex rubber nose pads for secure fit and heavy duty, non-corrosive, five-barrel stainless steel hinges for added comfort and durability. Jetty is finished with the polished Kaenon jewel icon that marks the authenticity of a Kaenon Polarized original design. Jetty comes with a protective metal case.
Kaenon Jetty - Copper 12 - JETTY(TM) is built to perform for the active lifestyle, but this unisex frame can be worn by men and women every day. With tall temples and a rectangular shape, the clean and smooth surface design of JETTY marks the authenticity of a Kaenon Polarized original design. Functional Durability The recessed Variflex(TM) rubber nose pads provide a secure fit, comfort and durability. Maximum Protection Jetty's wide sides offer maximum protection from all angles for men and women with medium to full faces. JETTY comes with a micro-fiber cleaning bag and a protective case. Measurements A: 62mm B: 40mm Bridge: 17mm Temple: 125mm Frame Width: 141mm A is the width of the lens B is the height of the lens Bridge is the distance between lenses Temple is the overall length of the side Frame width is the overall width of the front of the sunglasses
- Massey's Outfitters