Patagonia built the new Patch Pocket Wavefarer Board Shorts by taking classic Wavefarers and adding a right-thigh patch pocket and contrast waistband. Made of quick-drying nylon (38% recycled) with 50+ UPF sun protection and a DWR (durable water repellent) finish, they have a natural fit with a slightly trimmer silhouette through the thigh, seat and leg; the 3-piece, self-lined waistband contours to the hip. The forward 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 button closure and internal key loop; the pocket also doubles as a self-storage pouch. Outseam is 20. Fair Trade Certified sewing.