Papa Nui Airboss III Cap


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The Papa Nui Airboss III Cap is a new iteration of a Papa favourite, this season in a Navy Jungle Cloth construction with a pure wool liner. It’s flexible enough to be worn year-round, looks great with your favourite denim or your N1 Deck Jacket and is capable of keeping your head warm whatever the conditions.

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About the Papa Nui Airboss III Cap

The Papa Nui Airboss III Cap is, as its name suggests, the third iteration of one of the most popular Papa Nui models. This all-new version is constructed from Navy Jungle Cloth with a pure wool liner that harks back to the long-sold out Bird Farm Cap from a couple of years back. The perfect cap to pair with your N1 Deck Jacket.

Jungle Cloth, also known as Whipcord, is perhaps best known for its use in US Navy Deck Jackets. The earliest versions of these jackets, and in our opinion the best, were navy blue, before being replaced by the more common khaki version. The tight, dense weave of Jungle Cloth give it exceptional resistance to water and wind and kept many a sailor warm on deck during foul conditions.

The Airboss III is made ethically in Japan by John Lofgren & Co.

Key features

  • Made in Japan by John Lofgren & Co.
  • Navy Jungle Cloth construction
  • Pure wool liner
  • Hino Maru internal country of origin patch
  • Sizes Medium (57-58cm) and Large (59-60cm)
  • Because of the wool liner, do not soak or machine wash

Medium, Large


Jungle Cloth, Wool






Papa Nui Cap Co


Coming from the South Pacific and taking cues from vintage military, utility and surf styles, Papa Nui Cap Co. is the creation of John Tesoriero. Drawing on decades of experience and an enviable collection of vintage clothing and militaria, each cap has a story all of its own. Every cap in the collection is designed and tested on the Atoll before being manufactured in Japan by John Lofgren & Co to the very highest quality. Designed to be rugged, handsome and to last a lifetime, every cap will age beautifully, reflecting the life of its wearer. As John himself says, “anything else is just a cap“.


Papa Nui caps are low-maintenance pieces designed for rugged wear. Because of the wool liner, we recommend avoiding soaking or machine washing this cap.


Sizes Medium (57-58cm) and Large (59-60cm).

To find out more about how to measure your head to get the sizing of your cap perfect, see this detailed post about Papa Nui sizing. Need more information on how to fine tune the sizing of your Papa Nui cap? Our sizing page also contains information about how to stretch or shrink your cap.

Before attempting to stretch or shrink your cap, please see the Care section to see if this is possible with your model.

Shipping & Returns

We want shopping with Those That Know to be easy. To make sure you’re completely satisfied with your experience with us we have a simple Shipping & Returns process.


We use Royal Mail to ship orders. We charge a flat rate shipping cost per order based on your location. This is:

  • UK – £5 (Delivery in 48 hours)
  • Europe – from £6 (Delivery in 3-5 working days)
  • Rest of World – from £6.50 (Delivery in 6-7 working days)

You can find out more about our shipping methods and international zones on our shipping page.


We’re happy to accept returns or exchanges of orders in new and unworn condition with original packaging within 14 days of receipt. To return your order, please contact us first at [email protected].

For more information about the process, see our returns page.