About Us

We are a passionate Australian family who love spending time outdoors but don’t like getting sun burnt.

CapHat® was born on the Far West Coast of South Australia on a stinking hot Summer’s Day in 2004. I had a hat, but I was still getting sun burnt, so I made the first model from duct tape and paper towel.

My wife has had a skin cancer removed from her nose, so as a family we understand the importance of skin cancer prevention through protection.

In November 2014, we decided to have a go and launch CapHat® to share our sun protection idea with others.

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We are humbled to see the support that we’ve received so far; we received a prestigious Bronze 2016 Edison Award at an awards ceremony in New York, have received a “Seal of Approval” from the Melanoma International Foundation, and were voted “Best Clothing Accessory 2015” at the Australian Fishing Trade Association Awards.

I’d love to see pictures or hear stories of where CapHat takes you, we’re on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter #caphat4hat

Have fun !!


CapHat™ wins prestigious Bronze Edison Award

CapHat™ voted ‘Best Clothing Accessory, 2015’ by Australian Fishing Trade Association (AFTA)

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Our vision is to disrupt predicted Skin Cancer Statistics, not just in Australia, but globally!

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