Sand surfing equipment – board wax, clothing, goggles, shoes and other accessories.

Sandboard bindings and foot straps

Bindings and foot straps are an essential connection point between you and your sandboard. Tightly strapping your feet to the board while sledding down a dune ensures that you have enough control and stability to stand up effectively “surfing” on sand. As part of the Amazon Associate and eBay Partner…

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Sandboarding clothing and equipment
Photo courtesy of Robson Hatsukami Morgan.

Sandboarding clothing and equipment

Sandboarding and sand sledding do not require much in terms of equipment, besides the sandboard or sand sled itself and the sandboard wax you will need to apply regularly to keep it smooth. There are then a few things that you should keep in mind in regards to clothing, footwear…

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How to make your own sandboard wax
Make your own sandboard wax.

How to make your own sandboard wax

There are a range of common household items that you can use as an alternative to commercial sandboard wax. Making your own homemade wax is not too difficult and comes with a range of benefits: first of all, it gives you control over which ingredients to use and which to…

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Best wax for sandboarding and sand dune sledding
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Best wax for sandboarding and sand dune sledding

There are not a lot of waxes specifically made for sandboards out there, and people often rely on hot-weather surfboard wax instead. The most ideal type of wax that you are going to need depends on the materials of your board, most commercial all-purpose waxes are paraffin based. We recommend…

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Sandboard wax for dune surfing and sledding
Sandboard buried in sand. Photo courtesy of Jack Soley.

Sandboard wax for dune surfing and sledding

Unlike snowboards, sandboarding boards and sleds require special care in the form of regular waxing. Because of the high friction when sliding down sand dunes, wax needs to be (re-)applied after each and every riding session. Luckily, this type of wax is widely commercially available and even relatively easy to…

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