Frequent question: What do you do with a wetsuit after surfing?

Where do you put a wetsuit after surfing?

Dry your wetsuit inside out first. You should always peel your wetsuit off inside out anyway. Once the inside is dry, turn the wetsuit right side out to finish drying. Store your wetsuit on the SlideHanger™ or similar, to reduce fabric stress.

How do you dry a wetsuit after surfing?

Wetsuit Care

  1. Rinse your wetsuit with fresh cold water after every use.
  2. Hang your wetsuit on the provided hanger in the shade to dry. Do not hang on a wire hanger or in the sun.

What can I do with my old wetsuit?

Just ship them to Rip Curl Retail Store/Board Store 101 Surf Coast Hwy, Torquay, Vic, 3228. Just write down whether you think your old wetty is suited to a new life shielding someone else’s skin, or whether its had its day and better off getting broken down into bitumen.

Should I dry my wetsuit inside out?

Dry Your Wetsuit

Just like rinsing, you should dry both the inside and the outside of your wetsuit. But start with the inside first. (If you hit the beach again before the wetsuit is completely dry, at least the inside won’t be damp.) Get a strong, wide hanger and drape the wetsuit over the hanger by its waist.

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Can I machine wash a wetsuit?

Can I use a washing machine to clean my wetsuit? … Washing machines damage neoprene so, if you must, do need to make sure you only use a slow spin cycle and a cool wash. Don’t put anything else in with the wetsuit that could damage it whilst the machine is spinning.

How often should I wash my wetsuit?

All this because you didn’t care properly for your wetsuit. There is, however, a very simple way to avoid all that: wash your wetsuit. You don’t even have to do this every time you surf—once a week will do just fine. But you should at least rinse it after each session, you smelly yeast beast.

What can you do with neoprene?

In addition to old wetsuits, these Coloradans take donated climbing ropes, tents and bike tires and turn them into bike panniers, backpacks, messenger bags, laptop cases and more. Make Something Your Damn Self: For the DIY-inclined, neoprene is an endlessly versatile material.