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With fused waistbands, performance fits and 4-way stretch, our high-performance Hydro Series designs are the best boardshorts we’ve ever built. They’re made from recycled polyester blends, Fair Trade Certified™ sewn and fully backed by our Ironclad Guarantee.
Stretch Hydroflow Our highest-performing boardshorts, with sonic-welded seams. Length is 19"
Stretch Planing Our most versatile boardshorts, with stitched seams. Length is 19"
Stretch Hydropeak Our most minimal boardshorts, with stitched seams. Length is 18"
Keep wet...
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When you’re chasing waves off the grid, the last thing you need is a bag full of waterlogged gear. Hauling all your essentials while easily separating wet gear from dry, our new Planing Roll Top Pack offers streamlined functionality for all-day surf missions far past the end of the road. Shop Planing Bags
Suited to the sea. Offering the best function and fit, our high-performance bikinis and swimsuits are built for making the most of your days in and around the ocean. Shop Women’s Swimwear
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Three new surf films about keeping our waves and oceans wild. Featuring Ramón Navarro, Dave Rastovich, Léa Brassy and Kohl Christensen, they’re about the local realities of the worldwide problems caused by overfishing and industrial fish farming.
Los Plástico Five hundred miles off the Chilean coast, there’s a small island surrounded by thriving seas and powerful surf. When Ramón Navarro, Léa Brassy and Kohl Christensen traveled there recently, they learned how the island’s residents are working to protect their wild waters and wild fisheries—and why, on the remote Isla Alejandro Selkirk, the word for outsiders is plásticos.
Saving Martha Facing increased environmental scrutiny in Tasmania, the fish farming industry set its sights on tiny King Island. But as Dave Rastovich discovers, when a big corporation planned a farm just off the perfect peaks of Martha Lavinia Beach, it didn’t realize that it was also picking a fight with surfers from far and wide.
Estado Salmonero As a boy, Ramón Navarro tagged along while his dad dove for abalone. Now, those rich Chilean waters—and their traditional wild fisheries—have been depleted and polluted by a booming salmon farming industry. In Estado Salmonero, Ramón explains why we need to choose wild oceans over artificial seas.
Other Surf Videos
PAIGE Paige Alms grew up just a few miles from Pe‘ahi, one of the best big waves on the planet. But it’s her extraordinary passion, dedication and work ethic that have helped her break down barriers and set a new standard for womens’s big wave surfing. A new short film, Paige, looks at what drives her, what inspires her, and how she turns fear into fuel when the surf gets huge.
Never Town Part surf film and part conservation film, Never Town explores Australia’s remote southern coastlines—and what surfers are willing to do to keep them wild. From the dusty edges of South Australia to the deep forests of Victoria and Tasmania, it features the surfing of Dave Rastovich, Dan Ross, Belinda Baggs and Heath Joske, set along conversations with coastal activists fighting against oil drilling and fish farms in their home waters. With coastlines around the world under pressure like never before, it’s a rallying cry for surfers and local communities to stand together in defense of the places they love.
Going Left Gerry Lopez and Wayne Lynch have spent most of their lives looking forward—especially when they were finding new lines in the tube and on the face. But the two surfers sat down to take a look back, swapping stories about influence, innovation and how surfing taught them to go left when the whole establishment was going right.
Swell A decade ago, Captain Liz Clark set sail for the South Pacific on her 40-foot sailboat, Swell. Sharing tales of wind, waves and the learning that lies beyond the horizon, this book tells the story of Liz’s voyage in her own honest and open-hearted words.
The Reef Beneath Connected by a shared passion for the ocean, Wayne Lynch, Belinda Baggs and Kimi Werner embarked on a sailing journey along Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Though some areas are still vibrant with life, much of the reef’s coral is being lost as the climate changes—and all the while, a proposal is being considered to build a massive coal mine nearby. Through two weeks of sailing and diving, the three friends saw that something as vast and wonderful as the Great Barrier Reef can also be entirely vulnerable—and that time is fast running out to save it.
Sub Sole Sometimes it pays to chase a rumor, like when Ramón Navarro, Kohl Christensen and Otto Flores scouted an ephemeral, whispered-about sandbar point that had likely never been surfed. Along with a few local chargers, they found dredging, 8-to-10 foot lefthand barrels—and surfed it almost non-stop until the bar disappeared. Here's a look back at their trip in the latest episode of Deep Water Surf.
Fishpeople A new documentary directed by Keith Malloy, FISHPEOPLE tells the stories of a unique cast of characters who have dedicated their lives to the sea. Featuring Dave Rastovich, Kimi Werner, Matahi Drollet and more. Full Length film available on iTunes & Netflix.
Behind the Seams Follow Patagonia global surf activist Dave Rastovich as he travels to Sri Lanka to learn more about Fair Trade—and finds a few waves along the way. By ensuring safe working conditions and paying workers a direct premium for every product made, Fair Trade is an important first step to better the garment industry. It’s also a powerful tool to create new connections between members of the human family—and to acknowledge that every member of our family deserves to be treated with respect.
Fair Trades When you’re exploring an island group in the world’s largest ocean, there are two things for sure: You’ll find waves, and you’ll find no lack of wind. Not long ago, a crew from Patagonia joined the Cabrinha Quest to put our new Fair Trade Certified™ gear through its paces on a sail-powered expedition in Micronesia. From reef pass barrels to flatwater foilboard sessions in shallow lagoons, it’s fair to say that they found what they were looking for.
The Fisherman’s Son Born and raised at Punta de Lobos, Ramón Navarro found his passion riding the biggest waves on the planet. But his accomplishments in giant surf are just one part of a bigger vision to protect the culture and environment of the Chilean coast.
FCD Surfboards: The Kite Gun Riding the FCD Surfboards “Kite Gun”, Reo Stevens demonstrates the appropriate use of extra rail line and exaggerated rocker in some of the winter's biggest, most cavernous waves.
Being There An un-supported ski journey to the waves of Northern Iceland.

French Polar Explorer Vincent Colliard and Surfer Léa Brassy go on a lover’s adventure combining both of their passions for Mountain and Ocean. Being There tells the story of their preparations and their week of expedition, 40 miles of skiing un-supported across a snowy valley of Northern Iceland in search for remote waves to surf. As we follow them skiing and surfing at the end of the Arctic winter, we get an insight of their emotions and the purpose of their adventurous lifestyle.
Global Sport Activist® As Patagonia employees, our Global Sport Activists are using their roles in the surf community to drive positive social and environmental change. View All Ambassadors
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