Julbo and the Vendee Globe
Julbo aims to improve the Vendée Globe
Charlie Dalin took two months and twenty days to the finish line of the Vendée Globe 2020-2021 race. The skipper APIVIA, who wears Julbo sunglasses, managed to cross the Rubicon first and circle the world alone and without help. He joined the very exclusive Club of Legends of Sailing Around the World. Charlie Dalin manages to cover 54,000 km in 80 days and realize the dream of his life. The Skipper is second in this ninth edition, which Yannick Bestaven won thanks to his improved time. The extreme adventure is therefore a unique experience for the APIVIA team, which includes Charlie Dalin and the skippers Clarisse Crémer, Samantha Davies, Romain Attanasio and Alan Roura - three months on the open sea.
Julbo reinvents itself every year
The APIVIA shock team was equipped with Julbo brand protective goggles that were specially adapted for deep-sea competitions and extreme activities. The Julbo glasses were designed with frames for nautical activities and have Grip Tech temples and the 3D Fit nose. The 100% Julbo lenses, which have undergone an oleophobic and hydrophobic treatment, are polarizing and photochromic.
Glasses are an essential part of the Vendée Globe. The athletes taking part in this competition agree that it is important to wear protective goggles designed specifically for water sports. For them this is an advantage of better performance, a guarantee of safety under certain conditions. Julbo glasses also adapt to the needs of Vendée Globe athletes, thanks to the brand's efforts to offer the best and that do not leave any technical details to chance.
Needless to say, the models worn by the APIVIA team are highly efficient sunglasses that are resistant to the vagaries of the sea, difficulties in navigating and adapting to glare and changes in sunlight. The special type of their activity gives the brand a special character. They can protect the athlete who wears them, but they must also be made of durable materials.
Models by the Vendée Globe team
Julbo uses all of his skills to provide the team participating in Everest of the Seas with safe, high quality and high quality equipment. His decades of experience in his field undoubtedly enable him to claim the title of pioneer in glacier glasses. The brand, which began its activities in the manufacture of sunglasses, has turned up a gear to offer athletes and water sports enthusiasts a confirmed expertise in the field of optical sun protection.
Among the models preferred by the Vendée Globe athletes, we can especially mention the regatta glasses. You are the loyal companion of the Vendée Globe athletes. The brand made these glasses from sturdy materials. The frame is made of polypropylene and the lenses have a clear view. They are of the photochromic and polarized REACTIV type and offer a clear and unobstructed field of view. Thanks to the oleophobic treatment and an open circle, the glasses prevent water from stagnating on the bottom of the glasses. The quality of the materials as well as a swimming line also give the glasses the ability to float on the water. Functions that adapt to the needs of navigation and water sports. Your curved temples ensure a good hold on your face. The glasses are also a total cover. Protection that optimizes the light and reduces the rays of the sun on the sides. This model , equipped with all the latest technical features, offers absolute comfort under extreme conditions.
- The Race 2.0 model
The other flagship for Vendée Globe athletes is the Race 2.0. A name that gives information about the high performance and comfort of these glasses for athletes. They are particularly recommended for experienced sailors, connoisseurs of the high seas and extreme adventures. The accessories consist in particular of a rounded frame with a panoramic aspect. This allows them to have a very wide field. The glasses are equipped with ventilated lenses and the 3D Fit Nose. Wings that adapt to all angles, giving the glasses the ability to accommodate all types of noses. The temples at the temples are also curved so that the accessory holds better on the face even in the most difficult situations and sudden movements. These glasses with a weight of 30 grams are also equipped with a side vent that allows airflow to the side. A floating line is also included.
- Paddle goggles
Vendée Globe sailors also appreciate another accessory that offers them all guarantees of reliability, robustness and comfort during their navigation. This is the paddle model. It's a successful mix of beach style and high-tech glasses, signed Julbo. The intelligently designed bubble frame lets the accessories float in every situation. Like the models already mentioned, the paddles are equipped with Grip Tech bars. A soft, non-stick material for the hair that provides better support for the glasses and offers total comfort. This 26 gram model is also equipped with a floating line. Their design allows you to wear them in different circumstances in addition to water activities while providing you with the same level of comfort.
In addition to the indisputable quality of Julbo sunglasses , the glasses designed by the French brand meet all standards.
High performance technology for lens design
Julbo uses various lens design technologies to provide athletes and thrill seekers with quality products that meet the needs of the moment and each activity. Julbo uses Reactiv Photochromic technology, polycarbonate lens design and other technologies to provide products that meet the needs of many sports disciplines, among others.
With REACTIV technology, for example, the lenses can adapt to the ambient light in order to achieve a clearer and more precise field of vision. These lenses are made using the molding technique which provides near instant responsiveness, and their color improves the efficiency of the polarizing filter.
Glasses for all your mountain and lake activities
In addition to the selected Vendée Globe sunglasses , you will find more than two hundred other Julbo models at Visionet . Among other things, you can treat yourself to sunglasses that adapt to your daily outings. They are available in all types of lenses, from photochromic to polarizing. They are manufactured in such a way that optimal protection against UV rays is guaranteed. You can even take advantage of special offers on specific eyewear models, including Julbo Vermont Classic, Fury, AERO and Powel. At Visionet you will find a large selection of glasses with the possibility of configuring your colors thanks to the search filter offered in the online shop.
Criteria for a better choice
Of course, the color of your glasses is important, but other criteria can come into play in your selection. This is the feature that determines what you are looking for. In the eyewear sector, it is important to consider when choosing the materials used to manufacture your product, its technical characteristics and of course its design and shape, which should adapt to your face and head. These are conditions that can sometimes be imposed on you as a result of your leisure or sports activities. Sunglasses for the beach are not the same in their properties as those intended for going out in the mountains. Therefore, it is important to consider the quality, as well as its color. Different colors are available for simple excursions or nautical activities. There you will find gray, brown, blue, purple, green, yellow, orange and pink glasses. Each color adapts to precisely defined circumstances, depending on the intensity of the light, the glare and the glare from the snow.
The shape of your face also plays a role. When choosing your Julbo glasses, you can adapt your glasses to the shape of your face. Every face shape requires a very specific frame. Between square, round, oval or triangular shapes, criteria are defined in order to find the most suitable pair that fits your face perfectly. At Visionet you will find all the advice, tips and useful recommendations for a better choice of your glasses. They play a role in improving eyesight, overcoming obstacles in nature, and providing comfort. Eyeglasses should be treated as an essential accessory for your eyes.