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Old 05-01-2011, 19:26   #1
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Basic Summer Clothing

Been trying to determine the best type of summer clothing for cruising.

A few criteria we wanted to consider:
1. Low water consumption when washing and drying
2. Durable hand wash
3. SPF protection
4. Stain and soil resistant
5. Longevity

Any suggestions or recommendations.
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In practice its cottons, thats about it.

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Medical 'scrubs', loose ,comfortable, cheap [esp. from secondhand shops] and a wide rande of colors.
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All your clothes will end up bleached out by the sun and bad laundromats unless your cruising grounds are just the US. Shorts and tees. I wear a bathing suit most of the time. Shorts and a t-shirt for going ashore. Cotton is best. As far as stain resistant and longevity, forget it. Just have a good supply and replace when necessary. You know the uniform of a cruiser, sun bleached clothes, a backpack and a bad haircut.
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Loose cheese cloth shirts and baggy cheesecloth shorts in the day & trousers evenings when things start 'buzzing'.....
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I like the long sleeve fishing shirts from Columbia or Cabalas. Columbia shorts work well as bathing suits and shorts. Both items rinse well and dry FAST.
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Loose cheese cloth shirts and baggy cheesecloth shorts in the day & trousers evenings when things start 'buzzing'.....
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yep.

T-shirts, bah. They make my six pack look some how... round.. somehow.
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I have a Dry Freak shirt and love it. AQUATA USA TOPS
I plan on getting one more but for day to day I like 100% cotton t shirts and quick dry shorts and pants from LL Bean and Old navy ( Old Navy is great for affordable shorts). I live in the midst of a humidity filled swamp and cotton is king.
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