Best Polarized Lenses For Sailing

Custom-Cut & Installed into Any Frame

Trusted By The Best Sailors

America's Cup Sailors, Olympians, and World Champions choose to wear Tajima Direct Polarized Lens Technology for the best optical performance, durability, and light weight features.

Read why they prefer Tajima lenses and which tints and colors they use.

Best Lens Colors for Sailing

Whether you’re an Olympian, weekend-warrior, or cruiser, Tajima Direct Lenses will sharpen your vision and protect your eyes with new polarized lenses in your favorite sunglass frames.

Read about the best polarized lens colors for sailing.

Prescription Lenses, Too

Tajima Direct also makes the very best prescription polarized lenses for sailing and on the water applications. We sat down with Melges 24 World Champion Brian Porter who races exclusively in Tajima Polarized Prescription Lenses.

Read about his thoughts on racing in prescription polarized lens technology.

Quick & Easy Lens Replacement

1. Find your frames

Send them to us
for a custom lens replacement

2. Choose New Lenses

Match your old lens color
or try something new
Rx and non-Rx avalailable

3. Place your order

Receive the lenses for your own installation*
or send them in for our experts to install
*Note: All prescription orders and
some frames must be sent in

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Unmatched Quality & Service

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The World's Sharpest Polarized Lenses

Superior Lens Materials

Discover Unmatched Clarity & Durability
With Our Patented Tajima Urethane™

Premium Lens Coatings

Come Standard On Every Pair
of Tajima Direct Lenses.

Advanced Digital Equipment

Custom Lens Cutting
For Any Frame You Choose

Sustainably Focused.

Promoting a Circular Economy.

By choosing to replace and
upgrade your favorite eyewear
with Tajima Direct Lenses,
you can reduce the impact you have
on the planet by keeping your
current frames out of the landfill.

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Yes, you can get polarized replacement lenses for nearly any sunglass, including prescription.

Nearly all frames with 2 lenses will work. No single shield lenses (one lens that spans all the way across the entire frame).

Email us at or ask us on our live chat if you’d like to confirm that your frame will work. Otherwise, we’ll email you if we find that there is a problem and refund your order.

Non Prescription Lenses take 2-4 business days. Prescription lenses take 7-10 business days.

Our polarized replacement lenses will be $99 for any lens color and any frame style. That includes all shipping to send you the lenses for your own installation or to send your frames to us, then return back to you once we install the lenses.

Replacement prescription lenses will be between $325 and $425.

The model number or style name will be located on the inside of the right temple. I

f this number is no longer legible or you are unable to locate it, you can go through our custom lens replacement, where you'll send in the frames and we will identify your frame upon receiving.

Yes, you can get new prescription lenses custom made and installed into any pair of glasses or sunglasses.

Out replacement lenses are made of our patented Tajima Urethane lens material, which features the optical clarity, sharpness, and detail of glass, but won't shatter or crack, and much lighter weight. 5x more scratch resistant than plastic.

You can read more about it and see optical lab testing results compared to common lens materials such as glass, plastic, and others on our lens technology page.

1. Search for your frame or go for a custom lens replacement.

2. Select your lens color and how you'd like to do the replacement (have us do it for you or do it yourself).

3. Add to cart and place your order.

4. If you opted to have the lenses shipped to you for your own installation, we'll ship the lenses for your own installation with the help of our video tutorial.

If you opted to send in the frames for our experts to replace for you, we'll email you a shipping label or ship you a box to send us your glasses, make and install your new lenses, then ship them back to you.

*All prescription lens replacements and some frames must be sent in*

Yes, we always return the original lenses with the completed order if you sent in your frame for the lens replacement.

All lenses are custom cut in our state-of-the-art lab in Southern California.

If you ordered prescription lenses, they will be made to your prescription, coated, then custom cut and installed at this same lab.

Yes, we do. We can ship most anywhere in the world. We DO NOT offer free shipping outside of America. 

If you need to send in your frames, you can choose the shipping option for 2 Labels and we’ll email you a shipping label to print to send us your frames or you can choose the shipping option for 1 Label and you’ll be responsible for shipping us your frames yourself.

If shipping your frames to us yourself, please ship to this address:
Tajima Direct
4630 Stellrecht Circle
Huntington Beach, CA 92649

If you’re not 100% satisfied with your new lenses, we’ll give you a full refund with free return shipping.

You have 30 days from when you receive your new lenses to claim your return.

1 year warranty against manufacturer’s defects.

For example, scratched your lenses, not a warranty. Having coating issues, counts for warranty.