Water sports need some specific type of apparel that is supportive and comfortable for playing water sports. Womens board shorts are one of such piece of garment. They do not come with elastic but have a lace-up tie which holds the shorts tight on the waist. The strong pull of the waves under water cannot pull the shorts because of this.
Made of breathable quick drying fabric, these shorts are comfortable for water sports. They are light in weight and come in many different designs and colors. You have the choice of narrow legs shorts or wide legs shorts. While some women prefer wearing shorts with a bikini bottom but as the fabric of shorts is quick drying fabric, underwear beneath can remain soaked in water for long time and cause discomfort and delay the process of drying the shorts as well.
These short are highly practical for all sorts of beach activities and moving around. Therefore, if your splurge a little in shopping of shorts and buy four side stretching shorts you will be at your better functionality. The stretching ability of the fabric enables you to move at any angle and as much as you like without feeling restricted by your shorts.
Another cheaper option but faster drying fabric shorts are made of micro suede fabric. It is lighter and breathable. They are in use of many because of their low price. They do not stretch that is why not suitable for aggressive water sports that need more body movement.
Take the size of your waist and check the lengths of the shorts offered in this waist size. There are knee-length shorts and others are half-thigh length.