Skim Accessories

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      Skim Accessories

      We stock a wide range of skim accessories from high-quality brands such as Circle One and here at S2AS we believe that having the right accessories is extremely important to having a fun time whilst skimboarding. Skimboarding wax is one of the most important because it allows you to stay on the boards at all times and maintain control in any situation whether wave riding or flat ground skimming.

      If you have any questions about the skim accessories that we stock please don't hesitate to contact us on 01202 738448.

      What are essential accessories for skimboarding, and how do they enhance the overall experience?

      Essential skimboarding accessories include traction pads, board bags, and wax. Traction pads provide grip for the rider, enhancing control and stability on the board. Board bags protect the skimboard during transportation and storage, preventing dings and scratches. Wax is applied to the board's surface to improve traction and help the rider maintain balance.


      How do I choose the right size and shape for a skimboard traction pad?

      Choosing the right size and shape for a skimboard traction pad depends on personal preference and board dimensions. Traction pads come in various designs, offering tail kicks and arch bars for improved foot placement. Ensure that the pad's dimensions match your board's shape, and consider experimenting with different pad styles to find the one that provides the most comfortable and secure grip for your riding style.

      Are there specific considerations when selecting a skimboard bag for transportation and storage?

      When selecting a skimboard bag, consider the bag's size, padding, and durability. Choose a bag that accommodates the dimensions of your skimboard, providing a snug fit to prevent movement during transportation. Opt for a bag with adequate padding to protect the board from impacts and scratches. Additionally, look for features such as a shoulder strap or backpack straps for convenient carrying.

      How does waxing a skimboard contribute to better performance, and which type of wax is suitable for different conditions?

      Waxing a skimboard is crucial for improving traction and preventing slips during rides. The type of wax used depends on the water and weather conditions. Basecoat wax is suitable for warm water, while tropical wax provides grip in hot climates. Cold-water wax is designed for cooler conditions, ensuring optimal traction. Regularly waxing your skimboard maintains a consistent level of grip and enhances your overall riding experience

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