Patagonia Light and Variable Surf Trunks

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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.


On Sale. Patagonia Men's Light And Variable Board Short 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

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

Our lightest, leanest surf trunks are built for minimal underwater drag when diving and bodysurfing. Made from hardy but ultra-light polyester rip-stop that dries in a heartbeat, the Light and Variable Trunks feature a lace-up, rubber-button fly with our new flat-lying heavy-duty webbing, and they pack down into their own tiny stuff pouch. They have a stealth high-hip pocket. Inseam is 8"; outseam (size 32), 19".


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