Great to wear for water sports or days spent at the pool, swim shirts with UPF (ultraviolet protection factor) help minimize your exposure to harmful UV rays. Popular brands like Speedo and Quiksilver offer stylish options to add to your warm weather wardrobe. In an effort to narrow down the choices on the market, we did our research and rounded up a few of the best styles for men. Each style on our list is made with lightweight, quick-drying material and offers a rating of UPF 50+ for reliable protection.
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1. Speedo Easy Long Sleeve Swim Shirt
This loose-fitting, long-sleeve shirt features a UPF 50+ finish for complete protection from the sun’s harmful rays.
Pros: It comes in seven colors.
Cons: It may run big.
2. Kanu Surf CB Short Sleeve Surf Shirt
This shirt has contrasting side panels and a relaxed fit that’s not too clingy or too loose.
Pros: It comes in 12 colors, including high-visibility shades. It’s available in size S to 5XL.
Cons: It may run small.
3. Quiksilver All Time Long Sleeve Swim Shirt
This long-sleeve shirt is made to offer a barely there feel.
Pros: It comes in nine colors with Quiksilver branding on the chest and forearm.
Cons: This style may also run on the smaller side.