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Whether you're a newbie or an expert surfer, riding your board is easier with a tail pad. This surfboard accessory has changed and improved the riding styles and overall experience of surfers as it provides that extra grip that allows riders to control their boards with much more efficiency.

If you are just beginning to learn how to surf, a tail pad or surfboard tail grip can help you stay on your board. You may be using surf wax on your board, but a tail pad enables more grip, support on your feet and control while riding. This is why many expert and professional riders use them, and they have become an indispensable add-on on surfboards.

We are stoked to announce that the coolest and most innovative surfboard tail pads have arrived at the Yakwax store! Choose what suits your style and riding needs.

Below are our top five picks:




If you need a good grip and feel on your board whiling riding, the new Gorilla Surf The Jane Tail Pad Surfboard Deck Grip (Levi Blue) can help you achieve all that. This 3-piece tail pad provides targeted foot resistance with extra sensitivity for a much better riding experience.



The new Gorilla Surf Otis Gaagal Surfboard Tail Pad (Gaagal, One Size) is designed for performance. Made with lightweight EVA foam, this tail pad will keep your feet firmly on your board while shredding like a pro!



For extreme board feel and multi-directional traction, the new FCS Fitzgibbon Surfboard Tail Pad (Grey Bright Pink, One Size) fits the bill. This lightweight traction pad offers a good range of foot angles and medium tail kick, so you can surf like the best riders who have tried and tested this tail pad.



If you need to surf at any water condition, you will need ample grip and comfort underneath your feet. FCS T-3 Surfboard Tail Pad (Seared, One Size) provides all these and it is designed with superior performance in mind.



The Gorilla Surf Dos Surfboard Tail Pad (Stone Blue, One Size) may be a flat pad with a wedge kick, but it is designed to provide superb traction and comfort for your feet. It is durable and with long-lasting hold onto your board, so you can ride and shred all you want without losing grip and support under your feet.


Surfboard tail pads have come a long way in terms of design and feet support. Today's brands are mainly rider-focused, so they can stay in the water and ride the waves for longer. So make sure to grab any of the coolest tail pads from this latest drop. All with FREE UK delivery when you order at Yakwax!


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