How do you apply speed wax to a skim board?

How do you apply speed wax to a skim board?

Applying speed wax to the bottom of your board is an easy process but one you’ll want to get right for the best results.

  1. You’ll Need:
  2. Using Microfibre Cloth Rub Speed Wax onto Your Board in Circles. Get your microfibre cloth and put some speed wax onto it.
  3. Using a Second Microfibre Cloth Rub Off The Excess.
  4. Leave To Dry.

Do you put wax on a skim board?

Yes, you should wax the top of a skimboard and/or use skimboard traction pads. A skimboard that isn’t waxed is going to be extremely slippery for your feet when wet (which is will be give you’re skimboarding in water). You should use a surf wax like Sex Wax for the top of your skimboard and apply all over.

How often should you wax your skimboard?

As a general rule you should re-wax your skimboard every 3-6 months with the changing water temperatures. If the wax clumps become too lumpy under your feet (1/2-1/2 inch), if the wax melts and resets, turns yellow or fills up with sand then it’s also time to re-wax your skimboard.

Does wax go on the top or bottom of a skim board?

Wax is used on a skimboard for just the opposite reason. It’s to stop your feet from sliding around on the board. Surfboard wax is applied to the top of the skimboard to make it sticky.

How much wax should I put on my board?

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!

Can you skim board on a lake?

Flatland skimboarding (also known as inland skimboarding) is a form of skimboarding practiced on non-coastal waters, such as a river, lake, stream or puddle. It uses a wooden board about three times as wide as a skateboard and one and a half times as long. The board is thrown across a thin film of water.