PAPIwrote a review of Patagonia Wavefarer Board Short - Men's on August 12, 2014
Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer
Fit: True to size
I practically live in these things. I have two pairs that see near constant use in the summer. I paddle board, swim and sometimes hike in them. I actually ran a 10k in my older pair. I guess the only thing I haven't used them for is actually surfing. Very comfortable, the seams were well thought out. I've never had a chafing problem.
They have a slimmer fit and don’t balloon out at the waist. They dry fast and the bottom of the pocket is sewn with a mesh panel that drains nicely. Another detail I like is that the drawstring is sewn to the waistband so you don't have to worry about pulling it through and losing it (you can see it in the picture).
And the patterns are pretty sweet. I've received multiple compliments on them.