Men's Baggies Shorts
Mouse Over to Zoom
Click to Enlarge

PATAGONIAMen's Baggies Shorts


  • $55.00


Men's Baggies Shorts

Name Value
Best Use Swimming
Paddle Boarding
Care Machine Wash Cold/Do Not Bleach/Tumble Dry Low/Cool Iron
Fit Relaxed Fit
Inseam 5"
Length Short
Material 100% Recycled Nylon
Pattern Patterns/Prints
Style Elastic Waist
Water Resistance Water Repellent

Product Overview

In, on, above or around the water, these are the shorts you have to be wearing.

Since about 71 percent of the Earth's surface is covered by water, there's a pretty good chance you are near it on any given day. Patagonia's Baggies Shorts are designed for that day (and night, too). They're made from durable, quick-drying SUPPLEX® 100% recycled nylon to lessen our dependence on petroleum and cause less air, water and soil contamination compared to using non-recycled nylon. They also have a DWR (durable water repellent) finish to shed moisture so they're almost dry by the time you get back in the kayak after executing a perfect Eskimo roll. Did we also mention the fabric is certified as bluesign® approved? (More on that below.)

The fit is casual with an elasticized waistband that houses an internal drawstring to customize the fit and, more importantly, keep them on as you swing from that rope into the lake surrounded by people not above taking embarrassing videos to post on social media. A quick-drying polyester mesh liner prevents chafing between your skin and the trunks. You'll discover the vertical side pockets with drain-and-dry mesh corners are positioned to reduce drag in the water. There's also a rear snap-closure pocket.

4.3oz., SUPPLEX 100% recycled nylon with a DWR finish. 5" inseam. Fabric is certified as bluesign® approved. Imported.

bluesign® Approved Fabric

bluesign technologies, based in Switzerland, works at each step in the textile supply chain to approve chemicals, processes, materials and products that are safe for the environment, safe for workers and safe for the end customers. Fabric that is certified as bluesign approved offers the highest level of consumer safety by employing methods and materials in its manufacture that conserves resources and minimizes impacts on people and the environment.

Key Features

  • Lightweight, quick-drying SUPPLEX recycled nylon
  • DWR finish sheds moisture and speeds up drying time
  • bluesign approved fabric offers the highest level of consumer safety
  • Elastic waistband with internal drawstring to adjust the fit
  • Quick-drying polyester mesh liner
  • Two vertical side pockets reduce drag in water
  • Rear pocket has secure snap closure


The West Advisor articles have answered boaters' questions and provided solutions to boating problems for more than 20 years. West Marine has compiled one of the Web's most comprehensive collections of technical boating information articles.

Related West Advisor Articles


Product Q & A