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A guide to properly storing your electric surfboard during the winter

Apr 26,2024 | JetFly

With the arrival of winter, the temperature drops sharply and the wind and waves become more fierce. It is no longer the season suitable for outdoor water activities like summer. For electric powered surfboard enthusiasts, this means they need to say goodbye to their beloved electric surfboards temporarily and find a suitable place to store them properly to ensure that the surfboards can survive the winter safely and be put into use again when the spring comes. This article will provide you with a guide to properly storing your electric surfboard during the winter.

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1. Clean your surfboard

Before storing your electric surfboard, give it a thorough cleaning. Use clean water to rinse away salt, sand and other impurities from the surfboard, especially the gaps and holes in the surfboard, making sure there are no residues. Then, dry the surfboard with a clean, soft cloth to avoid moisture retention that can lead to mildew or damage.

2. Check the surfboard

After cleaning, conduct a detailed inspection of the manual surfboard. Check the surface of the surfboard for scratches, cracks or other damage and repair it promptly if necessary. Also, check your surfboard's fixings and fasteners for loose or damage to ensure the board remains intact and stable during storage.

3. Remove the battery

The battery of an electric surfboard is one of its core components and is also an object that requires special attention to storage. Before winter sets in, the batteries from your surfboard should be removed and stored separately. Choose a dry, ventilated place with a suitable temperature to store the battery, and avoid prolonged exposure to moisture or extreme temperature differences. At the same time, the battery of the manual surfboard should be charged and discharged regularly to maintain the activity of the battery and extend its service life.

4. Choose a suitable storage location

Choosing the right storage location is key to storing your electric surfboard during the winter. First of all, the storage location should be dry, ventilated, and free from direct sunlight and high temperature sources to prevent the surfboard from getting damp, deformed or aging. Secondly, the storage location must be safe and secure to avoid theft, damage or other accidents. For home users, they can choose indoor spaces such as garages and storage rooms as storage locations; while for public facilities or commercial places, they need to choose a special warehouse or storage room for storage.

5. Take moisture-proof measures

The air humidity in winter is high, which can easily cause items to get damp. In order to prevent the electric surfboard from getting damp, you can place a desiccant or dehumidifier in the storage location for dehumidification; you can also wrap the surfboard with plastic sheeting or oil paper to form a sealed environment to isolate moisture in the air.

6. Regular inspection

Even if the above measures have been taken, they cannot be taken lightly. During the winter, handsurfboards should be inspected regularly to see if they are dry and free of damage, and measures should be taken to correct problems in a timely manner. At the same time, attention should also be paid to environmental changes in the storage location, and if there are any abnormalities, measures should be taken immediately to deal with them.

In short, storing electric surfboards correctly in winter requires us to be meticulous and rigorous. From cleaning the surfboard to inspecting the manual electric surfboard, removing the battery, choosing a suitable storage location, taking moisture-proof measures to regular inspections, every step cannot be ignored. Only in this way can we ensure that our electric surfboards are properly taken care of during the winter and will still be full of life and bring us endless joy and excitement next spring.