How do you use Surf Wax?

How much wax should I put on my surfboard?

You’ll want to use about twice as much wax on the top coat as you did with the base coat. Once your board is good and covered, you’re officially out of excuses to not be surfing. So get out there!

How long does a bar of surf wax last?

How Long Does Surfboard Wax Last? Easy answer: 3 months. Ok bye, go wax your board. If you’re living somewhere with 4 seasons you should at minimum be re-waxing your board 4 times a year.

What can I use instead of surf wax?

What Can I Use Instead of Wax? (3 Alternatives)

  • Full Board Trackpad. You may have seen some surfers using a pad near the back of their board. …
  • Cork Traction Pads. Similar to an EVA full board trackpad, a cork traction pad is a sustainable and eco-friendly alternative. …
  • Sticky Surfboard Grip Pads.

Do I need to wax surfboard every time?

Most surfers like to top up their surfboard with wax before each and every session. … How often you wax your surfboard will depend on whether you have OCD or not, but in general, de-waxing with the changing of the seasons (4 times per year), or every time you go on a surf trip should do.

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Do you wax a catch surf?

Wax your board as you would any other surfboard. No basecoat needed. When riding your board, we recommend using a surf leash and staying away from sharp reef and rocky shorelines as the skins may be compromised if impact occurs.

Should you wax a Wavestorm?

Most foamies, including the Wavestorm say you don’t have to wax them. But the surface of the board will be more tacky with a little bit of wax.

Do you wax epoxy surfboards?

Epoxy Surfboards – If you own an epoxy board you’ll find that cool wax doesn’t readily stick to your board. You must first put the base wax (or tropical) down before you apply the cool. … Try starting out with a good hard base on the board, and then adding softer waxes to the top.