Our umbrella is weather tested every day here on the Blustery Outer Banks. They are perfect for the beach or the pool. It is made with Sunbrella Material and a hardwood pole to withstand the harsh coastal environment. This is the same umbrella used by lifeguards all over the world for its durability. It features quality Sunbrella fabric that resists mold and mildew but also keep its stunning color outside longer. We chose this umbrella because ot its spike end, making it easy to plant in the sand. Easy to install and tested against the wind on our coastal Carolina strong nor'easter winds, you'll enjoy a day at the beach even more.