Patagonia Light and Variable Surf Trunks

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Retailers' Descriptions

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The Men's Light & Variable Board Short is Patagonia's lightest, making it particularly useful for travel as well as the surf.

- Backcountry.com

Features of the Patagonia Men's Light And Variable Board Short Made of a lightweight and durable polyester ripstop fabric Flat-lying, no-button, bartacked fly with tie closure turned, bartacked drawstring is durable and adds mobility Horizontal zippered pocket on right with self-draining mesh pocket bag and internal key loop Rear pocket doubles as a storage pouch

- Moosejaw

With inseam-free inner thighs, the travel-savvy Light & Variables(R) keep you free of chafe while you trim down the line. Like Speedos without all the bright white upper thigh, their light weight and functional simplicity make them a longtime favorite. Made of a durable polyester ripstop with 40-UPF sun protection and a DWR (durable water repellent) finish, they're fully tuned with a trim silhouette and flat, low-drag waistband; fabric is bluesign(R) approved. Other features include a no-button, flat-lying fly with drawstring closure, and a back pocket that's self-draining, has an internal key loop and also reverses into a compact stuff pouch. Pocket has a noncorroding plastic zipper, and the turned, bartacked drawstring is durable and adds mobility. Pocket has a noncorroding plastic zipper, and the turned, bartacked drawstring is durable and adds mobility. Outseam is 18".

- Patagonia.com

Our lightest board shorts are made of polyester ripstop with 50-UPF sun protection; 18" outseam. With a new no-inseam construction, the Light and Variables keep you chafe-free while trimming past sections at some empty East Cape point. Our most minimal board shorts, they're a field-tested ambassador favorite - they like the simple design and lightweight fabric, which can handle underwater drag when diving or bodysurfing.

- Rocky Mountain Trail

Hit the waves with Patagonia's pared-down, lightweight Light & Variable Surf Trunks. These simple trunks have two zippered pockets and a scaled-back cut that minimizes drag for use when diving or body surfing. When these shorts have been well-used for summer after summer, rest assured, they're fully recyclable.

- Mountain Gear

Patagonia Light and Variable Surf Trunks

Discontinued

The Light and Variable Surf Trunks has been discontinued.

previously retailed for:
$19.99 - $50.00

The Patagonia Light and Variable Surf Trunks is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen May 8, 2017 at Moosejaw.

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