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Where to Wing Foil: From Lakes to Seas

Wingfoiling boasts a myriad of enticing qualities that riders find irresistible, but versatility when it comes to choosing your foiling location is undoubtedly one of its best charms. Unlike other water sports, wing foiling doesn’t rely on the whims of elusive waves or finicky wind patterns. With the right gear at your disposal, you are […]

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From Swells to Flight: The Adventure of Pump Foiling

One of the only downsides to wing foiling is that it is very much at the mercy of the wind. If you’re lucky enough to live somewhere like Capetown, blessed with some fantastic wind conditions, then wing foiling is undoubtedly the sport for you. But if you’re inland or on a sheltered coast, the conditions […]

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Choosing Your First Wing Foiling Foil

Dating back to the early 1900s, the hydrofoil has long been regarded as an efficient method of travelling across water. They have previously had many commercial applications across ferries, military vehicles, and recreational use. However, in more recent years the technology was picked up in the water sports scene. Initially used by America’s cup boats […]

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Choosing Your First Wing Foiling Wing

Finding the right kit is imperative to a successful wing foiling discovery. You want to make sure the equipment is supporting you, not hindering you; without suitable gear, you’ll only make the learning process more difficult for yourself.  Unsurprisingly, the wing is a vital part of wing foiling. It is used to harness the wind’s […]

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Choosing Your First Wing Foiling Board

Wing foiling can be demanding on the body, and having the wrong equipment can only make it harder. Choosing the correct board when starting your wing foiling adventure is crucial to a smooth and successful discovery. Much like other parts of the necessary wing foiling equipment, the board you need will vary depending on your […]

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How to choose the right equipment as a wing foiling discoverer?

So, you’ve heard about wing foiling and you want to give it a try? We don’t blame you. But, if you need help figuring out where to start? Don’t worry, we’ve got you.  Wing foiling (sometimes known as wing surfing) adds another dimension to wind-based watersports, by blurring the lines between windsurfing and kitesurfing. If […]