MEC Homewaters Short Sleeve Rashguard - Women's
From Lake Windermere to Lake Simcoe, this rashguard supports freshwater issues in Canada. The stretch fabric offers a range of motion and next-to-body fit that doesn’t detract from the activity at hand.
- Polyester and spandex knit fabric provides superb mechanical stretch. (Atlantis Rose uses 80% nylon and 20% spandex for sleeves and under arms).
- Flatlock stitch is comfortable against the skin.
- UPF 50+ protection.
- No underarm or side seam for added comfort.
- For each shirt purchased, MEC donates $2 to the Canadian Freshwater Alliance to support freshwater organizations across Canada.
Technical garments, designed for specific activities have features that aren’t always adaptable to general use. For example, cycling clothing is longer in the back and arms. Activity aside, the fit of MEC clothing falls into these categories:
Measured in grams per square metre (gsm). The larger the number, the heavier and thicker the garment.
The Ultraviolet Protection Factor rating indicates how effective a fabric is at blocking out solar ultraviolet radiation.
|40-50+ (Blocks ~97.5% of UVA/UVB)|
- Measure fullest circumference, keeping tape up under arms and across shoulder blades.
- Natural waist
- Measure at the narrowest circumference of your waist.
- Stand with feet together and measure at fullest circumference.
- Arm length
- Bend elbow gently, then measure from centre of back of neck out to point of shoulder, down to back of elbow, and forward to wrist.
- Petite arm length
- Bend elbow gently, then measure from centre of back of neck out to point of shoulder, down to back of elbow, and forward to wrist. Petite size garments are also proportionally shorter overall. Not all styles are available in 'petite'.