Sardines Under The Wharf Board Shorts

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This playful, stylised Sardine design in hues of blue  is part of our 'Sea Tales Collection', a series of limited edition designs from indigenous artist Francoise Lane.  Our board shorts are a sun safe length and perfect for the pool, beach or any sunny day activities. Team them with any of the children's rashies in the 'Sea Tales Collection' for an effortlessly cool sun safe beach style - or check out the mens board shorts for some 'Daddy and Me' matching options.

  • Limited release designs by Indigenous Artist Francoise Lane
  • Unisex Designs
  • UPF 50+ sun protection
  • 100% chlorine proof, long lasting and hard wearing
  • Quick dry micro fibre
  • Exceptional colour fastness and shape retention
  • Easy care machine washable

This high quality garment is covered by our 12 month guarantee.

Story behind the design:

"At certain times of the year schools of sardine swim around and under the Kerriri (Hammond Island, TSI) wharf. The sardines are jigged by hand and used as live bait for fishing from the wharf. On one holiday visit to Kerriri my family went fishing together. At that time my youngest son was 3 years old. He caught a sardine on his line, made friends with it and decided to keep him safe in his pocket. It was a couple of hours later that we discovered and met his new friend. The give away was the wet and slightly smelly patch around his shorts pocket. ‘Sardines under the Wharf’ as a concept was developed to preserve the special memory I have of my son and his aquatic friend." Francoise Lane

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