A Patagonia classic, Wavefarer® Boardshorts are the foundation of our boardshorts collection. Made of quick-drying 100% recycled nylon with a DWR (durable water repellent) finish and 50+ UPF sun protection, they’re the ultimate go-anywhere, do-anything surf trunks.
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Recycled Nylon is Durable and Quick-DryingMade from durable, quick-drying 100% recycled nylon with a DWR (durable water repellent) finish and 50+ UPF sun protection
Secure Waistband and DrawstringThree-piece, self-lined waistband contours to hip; flat-lying fly with a rubber button and ladderlock drawstring closure; durable bartacked drawstring
Hip Pocket with Key LoopSelf-draining pocket on right hip has a non-corroding, recyclable plastic zipper with internal key loop and zipper pull for ease of use
Patterned for Comfort in MotionForward inseam helps eliminate chafing
Pocket Doubles as Self-Storage PouchHip pocket doubles as a self-storage pouch for travel ease
Shorter LengthOutseam is 19"; designed for surfers who prefer a trimmer, more pared-down silhouette
- Fair Trade Certified™ sewn
Country of OriginMade in Vietnam.
Weight162 g (5.7 oz)
- 4.5-oz (prints: 4.2-oz) 100% recycled nylon with a DWR (durable water repellent) finish and 50+ UPF sun protection
- Fabric is certified as bluesign® approved