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REI Bolongo Board Shorts - Men's

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Surf a wave, kayak across the bay or catch some rays on the beach with the REI Bolongo board shorts.

  • Polyester fabric dries quickly and provides UPF 50+ protection from harmful solar rays
  • Fabric has built-in stretch to allow great range of movement
  • Includes a drawstring waist and rip-and-stick fly
  • Stow a few small essentials in the zippered cargo pocket; drain holes keep the pocket from holding water
  • The REI Bolongo board shorts have a classic fit that's cut just right for easy wearing


Item 848733

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REI Bolongo Board Shorts - Men's Specs
Best use
Polyester / polyester blend
10 inches
Fabric type
Inner liner
Sun-protective fabric
Moisture wicking
Quick drying
Side cargo pockets
Inseam (in.)

REI Bolongo Board Shorts - Men's

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REI Bolongo Board Shorts - Men'sis rated3.75out of5by4.
Rated5out of5byfromWonderful ShortsThese are probably my favorite board shorts I've ever bought. Most board shorts I have had in the past were fairly tight, especially in the crotch. When you first put them on they might feel like they'll be too tight but the material used is so elastic I forgot I was wearing them most of the time. The shorts are also exceptionally lightweight and when you get out they are not heavy even when fully soaked. The review above said he was worried about the transparency of the shorts when wet but I am at the beach and have worn both of the pairs I bought now and this has not been an issue at all. To sum it up these shorts are so comfortable I'm seriously considering wearing them all the time for any occasion.
Date published: 2013-06-01
Rated5out of5byfromNice swim shortsI was looking for a pair of trunks for this summer at the lake and these fit and feel great. I would buy these again.
Date published: 2013-05-30
Rated4out of5byfromAnother solid REI productNothing too special...just anther high quality REI product that rivals big name-brands in quality and utility. The zippered pocket is great for carrying ID or some cash.
Date published: 2013-05-29
Rated1out of5byfromI'll passPurchased these board shorts in a hurry just before a trip so never tried on in store. Fit was tight and there's no elastic in the waist like may other swim suits so there was no give. I could deal with the close fit if not for the effect it has on my waistline. If you have even an extra pound or two around the waist, I'd pass on these. In addition, there's no liner and the material is pretty close to the body. I would imagine, once wet, you'll be putting on a show for everybody.
Date published: 2013-05-12

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