Patagonia Stretch Wavefarer Board Shorts

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Take it to the waves in classic style by wearing the men's Patagonia Stretch Wavefarer board shorts. Their stretchy, durable nylon and spandex blend fabric offers comfort and full freedom of movement.


Even classics can use an upgrade sometimes, so Patagonia added a bit more technical comfort and performance to their Scallop Hem Stretch Wavefarer Boardshorts. Made of quick-drying 96% nylon (62% recycled)/4% spandex with 50+ UPF sun protection and a DWR (durable water repellent) finish, the design features a functional, heritage-inspired hem that offers increased range of motion in the water. The natural fit has a slightly trimmer silhouette through the thigh, seat and leg; the 3-piece, self-lined waistband contours to the hip. The inseam is shifted forward to help eliminate chafing, and the flat-lying fly with single rubber button is optimized for comfort while paddling. Closure is a bartacked ladderlock drawstring for security and strength. Self-draining thigh pocket has a corrosion-proof plastic zipper, internal key loop and added zipper pull for ease of use; the pocket also doubles as a self-storage pouch.

- Summit Hut

The Patagonia Men's Stretch WavefArer 21 Inch Board Short is a quick dry swim short for spending the summer on the water. The nylon fabric has a bit of spandex blended right in, allowing you to run the beach, swim with ease and stay comfortable in the sun. It offers 50+ UPF sun protection and a durable water repellent finish helps water bead up and roll right off every time you exit the water, be it lake, ocean or pool. The right tHigh pocket zips shut for security, self-drains, and when you're packing for your vacation, packs the whole suit inside itself for smaller transport. Features of the Patagonia Men's Stretch WavefArer 21 Inch Board Short Made from quick-drying and durable nylon with 4-way stretch, a DWR finish and 50+ UPF sun protection. Fair trade certified sewing Contoured waistband for secure and comfortable Fit; flat-lying fly with a single rubber button; ladderlock drawstring closure; turned and bartacked drawstring is durable and adds security Self-draining pocket on right hip has a noncorroding, recyclable plastic zipper with an internal key loop and zipper pull for ease of use Forward inseam helps eliminates chafing; improved seat design for ease of movement; straightened side seam for mobility Hip pocket doubles as a self-storage pouch regular length provides a more traditional choice and greater sun protection for the leg

- Moosejaw

If there is one thing that surfers, stand-up paddlers, kayakers, river rats, and beach bums can all agree on, it's the outstanding comfort and performance of the Patagonia Men's Stretch Wavefarer Board Short. Some may be disappointed by the lack of wild prints or loud colors, but true watermen recognize quality gear when they seeand wearit. Lightweight, quick-drying stretch fabric, an updated waistband that says put, a new seat design that enhances mobility, and a highly functional pocket all add up to a must-have piece for your next adventure, water-based or not.



Weight 6 oz / 170 g
Fabric 4.3 oz 100% Supplex® Nylon / DWR Finish
Lining 2.3 oz 50-Denier 100% Recycled Polyester

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