Originally Posted by badabing43
Obviously you want to go polarized
i never really liked wearing sunglasses on the river, but i tried out several pairs at different times over the years. i really can't stand to look through dirty sunglass lenses, and the water droplets were way too annoying.
polarized glasses might be good if you want to go fishing, but i thought that it was really hard to read water with polarized glasses on. the glare on the water actually helps you to see differences in current and small eddylines. when the glare is gone, it is much harder to tell what is going on. i would not recommend polarized glasses for kayaking.
i also wouldn't recommend anything expensive. i've seen the river take, or break lots of expensive glasses at different times over the years. save your expensive polarized glasses for driving on a sunny day, buy the cheapest pair possible for boating.