6 of the best men’s swimming shorts for summer

Whilst summer might seem a million miles away right now and still a bit uncertain to be honest, we’re sure that there will be a chance to hit the beach sooner rather than later (hopefully) so make sure you’re properly suited and booted with our pick of 6 of the best men’s swimming shorts for summer below:

Rhythm Weekender Beach Short – $60

Crafted from a technical stretch cotton blend, these Rhythm Weekender Beach Shorts ($60) are going to deliver both comfort and style for any water based summer adventures you can engage in. They have an elastic drawstring waist, single patch pocket with a button closure and a woven patch label on the pocket. These are billed as a summer-on-the-beach essential, made from a stretch cotton fabric that will take you from a frisbee match to the boardwalk in classic surf style. ($60)


Boardies Dry Heat Swimming Shorts – $75

Bold, vibrant and endlessly cool, we’re loving these Boardies Dry Heat Swimming Shorts ($75) here at Coolector HQ. They are made from a super soft, quick-drying, and impressively comfortable fabric which keeps you comfortable in and out of the water. They boast Boardies’ signature striped drawstring at the waist for a secure fit and have a soft mesh lining features Boardies branding. These striking shorts have two side pockets which give you a place to put your hands when they’re not holding a craft beer. ($75)


Flint & Tinder Breaker Swimming Shorts – $68

Pleasingly lightweight and breathable for a great fit all day, these will be your go-to shorts for spring and summer. The Flint & Tinder Breaker Swimming Shorts ($68) have additional spandex which provides four-way stretch for performance and comfort. They are quick-drying and moisture-wicking which ensures that you can climb out of the water, throw on a shirt and you’re good to go on land and enjoy some craft beers in the tap room. Each pair is crafted in North Carolina and boast custom drawstring at waist with thermal sealed ends. ($68)


Wellen ’66 Stretch Boardshorts – $58

These Wellen ’66 Stretch Boardshorts ($58) are crafted from four-way stretch material for performance and comfort. The natty cut, sun-faded colourway, and signature side seam stripe for a stylish, vintage look. Each pair is packed with top of the range features: which includes the four-way stretch, moisture-wicking technology, rapid-drying performance, lightweight materials, and pocket-draining grommets. ($58)


Finisterre Tiller Board Shorts – $33

These are hybrid shorts which have been made for land, sea, and everything in between and they’re available for an incredible price right now. The Finisterre Tiller Board Shorts ($33) are made from an organic cotton, ECONYL® fabric, and elastane blend for superior performance in and out of the water. They boast UPF 30 UV protection, stretch panels in waistband for a better fit and perforated pockets easily release water. ($33)


Dark Seas Divisions Ebb Board Shorts – $32

The lightweight and breezy construction of these Dark Seas Division Ebb Board Shorts ($32) feels excellent and doesn’t cling to the body. They are quick-drying for a comfortable wear in and out of the water. The two-way stretch within lets the board shorts move with your body and they boast a back patch pocket with draining eyelet. Just as comfortable in the ocean lineup as they are soaking up the sun on the sand, the Ebb Boardshort uses two-way stretch and a lightweight textile blend for all-day, any-condition comfort. ($32)

Leo is the owner of The Coolector and writes about the stuff he loves. And some stuff that he merely likes.