So I know most of you geeks would rather stay at home by your computer but sometimes you just need to be lazy in the sun and enjoy the cool water. If that's not the case I'm sure you're girl will drag you to the beach anyway. I bet now is the point you start scratching your head trying to remember where did you put your speedo from 7th grade.
When it comes to board shorts you need to keep everything in proportion: small guys shouldn't wear big 3/4 length board shorts and big guys shouldn't wear short board shorts. Unless you are ryan lochte or michael phelps don't wear a swim brief.
Here are some of my favorite board shorts: