What The Foil #3: Front Wings

This week is all about getting high.  Let’s talk about front wings and how they provide lift to get you flying.  Front wings come in all different sizes, shapes and profiles which change the foils performance or application. Changing your front wing is one of the easiest ways to completely change the way your foilContinue reading “What The Foil #3: Front Wings”

What The Foil #2: Parts of a Hydrofoil

This week we’re covering the basic parts of a hydrofoil. Each piece has a very specific function, and subtle changes of these components can greatly affect the foils performance or application. Foils consist of a mast, fuselage, front wing and rear wing. Most of these components are available in aluminum or carbon, and come inContinue reading “What The Foil #2: Parts of a Hydrofoil”

What The Foil #1: What is Hydrofoiling.

Foiling is MAGIC. We’ll, it’s actually physics, but we prefer magic. Think of a foil as an underwater airplane and you are the pilot. The hydrofoil attaches to the bottom of a surf board. Your goal is to get the foil accelerating fast enough through the water to achieve take-off speed. Once you hit thisContinue reading “What The Foil #1: What is Hydrofoiling.”