Memorial Day weekend. They say it’s the unofficial start of summer. But maybe you unofficially started summer that first night at the rooftop bar. Or the first day you surfed without boots. Maybe you’re actually calling Memorial Day your start to summer. You’ve got plans. You’ve got boards, you’ve got brews and you’ve got BBQs.

This season, Reef really does have the ultimate sandal for summer, most notably because you can get it wet.

Reef W xt3

Whether you’re in the elements every day or packing as much into weekends as possible, the Reef Men’s Rover XT3 ($50) and Women’s Rover XT3 ($50) have you covered. Reef has 30 years of experience in the game. They were the ones who really started developing performance sandals for the beach lifestyle.

And the beach doesn’t just mean Southern California. Launching your canoe over the rocks, walking to the break, hopping in your skiff, casting off the bank or getting as many laps as you can at the waterslides anywhere are part of the summer experience.

The uppers on these sandals are coated with a water friendly textile, so you don’t have to worry about stepping in the river, rogue waves or your beer belly neighbor doing cannonballs. These slaps can take it.

The soles are Reef’s signature Swellular Technology. Yes, the treads are a nice ocean swell design, but what you’re getting is far more traction on wet rocks, pool decks or muddy beach trails.

And while sandals are generally murder on your back, the Rover XT3 are made of compression molded, triple density construction to give you support. They look good enough to wear after the beach or boat, and they extended those properties to both genders.

Because summer is short, and you have to make the most of it.

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