The main purposes of the mesh liner inside swim trunks are to prevent chafing by creating a barrier between sensitive areas of skin and the trunks; and to provide support to the genitals while swimming, by hugging them close to the body and keeping them out of harm’s way during physical activity.
Do I need a liner in my swim trunks?
Without the lining, the shorts could easily cling to your skin. That’s both uncomfortable and difficult to overcome when the fabric is soaking wet. The liner provides an optimal layer of protection that promotes quicker drying time. From a practical perspective, nothing beats the addition of quick-dry swimwear.
Why do swim trunks have lining?
When the shorts get wet, the soft mesh lining protects the skin from getting any rash from the wet fabric and makes your time in the water and more importantly out of the water and drying, free of any sort of pain. The net or mesh lining also makes sure your skin is able to breathe by ensuring proper air circulation.
What is the purpose of a swimsuit liner?
The main purpose behind it is to ensure that your swimsuit doesn’t become see-through when wet. Obviously, this is a very important part to swimwear, as no one wants a swimsuit that is so thin and not lined that when you add water you’ll be needing a cover up immediately.
Can you cut the netting out of swim trunks?
The easy answer is, yes you can cut the mesh lining from your swim trunks.
Why do swim trunks not have mesh?
Plus, the mesh provides a lightweight barrier to block your wee-wee from direct contact with the fabric of the actual swim trunks. Without the mesh lining, the fabric would cause your sensitive bits to chafe, which, if you ask us, is really uncomfortable.
Do all men’s swim trunks have netting?
Not all swim trunks come equipped with netting. Board short-style swim trunks, which are cut closer to the body, typically do not. Try on swimwear to ensure a good fit; swim trunk netting that is too tight can cause pain in the groin and netting that is too loose provides little or no support.
What is mesh lining?
What exactly is a mesh liner? Mesh is a material that allows the circulation of air to increase ventilation in order to cool down and get rid of sweat more quickly. The panels and lining are made of a knitted fabric so they provide good stretch and freedom of movement.
What is the difference between board shorts and swim trunks?
The most important difference between board shorts and swim trunks is that board shorts are longer (coming down to the knee or below, depending on style & preference) and trunks are shorter (stopping above the knee).
Do Hurley board shorts have a liner?
Board shorts are designed for activity and sport in water, do not have a mesh liner, and feature a fixed waistband with a tie or drawcord that keep them locked in place.