The Spartan Board Shorts

Size Guide
    When we set out to create the ultimate board shorts we wanted the perfect balance of form and function. So we took extreme performance Swiss fabrics and tailored them into great fitting shorts that we tested to near destruction on Maui and off its North Shore. (It took a long time.)

    The result? Well, you're looking at it. The Spartan: perhaps the only shorts that will make you as happy on land as you are in the water.

    What the press says:

    “nicest we’ve ever worn...they look and feel twice as good as your average boardshorts - and will last twice as long."” - Outside Magazine

    “perfect for the boat, and for the pool”   - SAILING WORLD Magazine

    "freshest performance shorts we’ve ever tested” - Men`s Journal

    MJ Approved
    Winner - Gear of the Year


  • Luxury, multi-stretch fabric by Schoeller® of Switzerland
    Light-weight, durable nylon
    Water repellent - NanoSphere® Technology
    Tailored, no-inseam three-pocket design
    PaddleSaver ® (Patented)

    Cable Management
    Built to last:
    - Engineered fly with no metal parts
    - Recycled, non-corrosive zippers
        Odor control - active>silver™
        Black Shorts - Cold Black® applied to keep you cooler in the sun

        Outseam – 20 ¾ inch (Size 32)


        Learn more about the fabric and technologies here: Fabric & Technologies

      • Content:

        88% Nylon, 12% Elastane (Exclusive of trim)


        Machine wash, cold
        Line dry
        Do not use bleach
        Wash with like colors
        Do not iron
        Do not dry clean
        Not recommended for use in chlorine

        To reactivate NanoSphere® water repellency, tumble dry, normal, low heat at least every three washes.

        • What's the PaddleSaver ® (Patent Pending)?
          The PaddleSaver is something we developed out of necessity. We've lost our board a bunch of times since we started stand-up surfing and we've had to swim back to shore, broken leash attached to leg, paddle in hand. So we thought that something that made swimming with a paddle easier might come in handy, something like the Bluesmiths PaddleSaver™. It won't stop you losing your board, but at least you and your paddle are going to make it back more efficiently to shore.

          What's NanoSphere?
          NanoSphere is the best and most durable Durable Water Repellency (DWR) we have found to date. It`s also a BlueSign® approved application.

          You can learn more about NanoSphere here: Fabric & Technologies

          How do the shorts fit?
          The Spartan is a progressive fit, tailored surf short. It runs true to size but slightly slimmer than some surf companies offer. If you are specifically looking for a looser fit, we suggest taking a size larger than you would normally.

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        Sizing Guide


        Condition: Measure ones body without the weight or bulk of clothes that may affect dimensions.

        Height Target: Physical height.

        Weight Target: Physical weight.

        Chest Target (Men): Chest dimension at widest point, measured over peak of pectoral and lat muscles.

        Chest Target (Women): Chest dimension at widest point, on Women usually measured at peak of bust.

        Waist Target: Actual true waist dimension (the narrowest part of the torso, above the high hip bone, above where one normally

        wears the waist of one's pants).

        Full Hip Target: At the widest point of the low hips, at the fullest point of the seat or buttocks.

        Inseam Target: With the pant snugged firmly into the crotch, from the center seam of the crotch, measure down along the leg,

        past the ankle bone, to the floor, standing with feet at shoulder width.