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RRD Y26 SUP & SURF FOIL COLLECTION
So firstly, tell us where you were and why? Hi! We were shooting with RRD International at Witsand Beach, which is a spot near Scarborough around the cape area in Cape Town. When was this filmed, and were there any Covid-issues with the traveling? Th
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The Test Team
@KITEBARN DEVON, UK Richard, our Technical Editor here at Foiling Magazine, has been in and around the water sports industry for the best part of 18 years. He’s traveled internationally for many years coaching kitesurfing, runs his own sail loft in t
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Portugal
With a long and rich nautical background and establishing itself year after year on the world stage as a force to be reckoned in terms of board sports, Portugal has been keeping a low profile on the international foiling scene. But there is a small g
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Justin Simmer
HI JUSTIN. Tell us a bit about yourself? I live on the north shore of Maui, where I have grown up. I am 16 years old, I first tried foiling at age 13 when my dad got himself a setup, and since then I have been hooked. What’s your favorite foil discip
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Fanatic Sky Sup Foil
The Sky SUP foil 6’11 sits as the largest model in Fanatic’s range of foil craft, packing a massive 142L into that compact sub seven-foot frame. For 2020 it appears Fanatic have aimed very logically at a crossover product, bridging the gap between a
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State Of Play Nick Leason
To those close to the foiling community, it may seem we’ve entered the mainstream, but I believe that the sport is just getting started. We’re finally starting to see small groups of surfers adopt the foil for their small wave needs. In the wind spor
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Secret Spot victor Hays
When in Spain, teaming up with Samuel Cardenas is always a good idea. On a recent trip to this spot somewhere in the south of the country, the water here has been pretty icy and the Poniente wind has been really consistent. Using this to our advantag
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F-one Gravity 2200
The Gravity range is a well-established carbon wing system for F-ONE, who have been producing a mixed materials modular hydrofoil system for kiting for several years now. It centers around a lightweight and lean aluminum mast system that has a favora
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Deep Blues And Downwinders
This trip was on my bucket list for ages. Then this summer, with my girlfriend Hivanui, the dream became a reality. And what a reality it was… As we left for Tahiti, my boardbag was full of all the water-sports gear you could possibly use: foil, wing
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Armstrong A-wing
Armstrong have quickly built a reputation for excellent performance with a focus on quality products with no compromises on materials. From the biggest board to the smallest screw, every detail has been refined and tuned to near perfection. The A-Win
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Alenuihāhā Channel Crossing
Staring at a map last September while planning for this channel crossing, I was thinking there was no way I can do this. Yet, something inside me said I would. It’s like anything… day by day, run by run, mile by mile, all leading up to a 43-mile stra
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Starboard E-type (featuring Quick Lock)
Starboard are no strangers in the burgeoning hydrofoil market and for 2021 have implemented a comprehensive multi-sport system to cover surf, windsurf, wing and SUP disciplines. First let’s talk about the modular Quick Lock technology as it’s fairly
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Pump Foiling
Having grown up on the prairies of Canada, I was more familiar with ice skating than hydrofoiling. I was a competitive figure skater in Saskatchewan. Figure skating helped me learn how to balance, but more importantly, the sport introduced me to my w
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Ullman Osprey II
Amongst one of the many great things about the new world of foiling and wingsurfing is that the whole thing is pretty ‘democratizing’. Unlike in, say, kitesurfing or windsurfing, you don’t need a huge range of 15+ products to become a respected brand
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Urban Foiling
LOCATION ALMKANAL, SALZ BURG DATE THURSDAY JULY 30TH, 2020 Being landlocked, the idea of foiling inland is perhaps a bit different than living by the sea. We have little constant winds and no waves at all. So before foiling came to Europe, the situat
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Starboard X Airush Freewing Air
Starboard and Airush have collaboratively brought out a wing using their knowledge from their respective windsurf and kitesurf brand expertise. Airush tinkered with inflatable wings as a brand as far back as 2012, but shelved the project in 2015 as t
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Maui Pool Party
LOCATION MAUI DATE SATURDAY AUGUST 29TH, 2020 Ataco party at a multi-million-dollar, nothing-short-of-dreamlike oceanside compound with a pool large enough to foil in? Uh, yeah, count us in… But before you make any grandiose assumptions about the typ
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Naish 1240 Ha + 4’4 Hover Surf
Naish need no introduction, as the legendary brand of all things windsports for many years now. In the beginning of the foil revolution, they set the standard as some of the best gear on the market, with the likes of the Hurley boys ripping on their
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Axis S-series 860
AXIS have added some larger surf performance wings to their range, building on the popular tow and big wave foiling platform of their 660 wing. As we’ve covered before, the AXIS system is extremely comprehensive across disciplines and modular so ther
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The Good Stuff Products We Love
AK’s high aspect 1300cm2 wing together with their tapered carbon mast and rear Anhedral High Speed Wing work together as a foil set-up that is primed for those who want to add some enhanced speed and glide into their wave-riding coupled with a nice a
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Ride Engine Moon Buddy
Ride Engine founder Coleman Buckley is one of the most iconic ‘out the box’ thinkers the watersports industry, with one of his most famous creations being the hard-shell kitesurf harnesses which turned that market sector on its head in the process. C
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THE Sugar Cove CREW
One could say Maui’s north shore is a hotbed for water-borne innovation. Tough and gritty breaks pound the rocky shore with unrelenting power and the wind almost never lets up. Throw in the occasional terrifying Jaws swell to test your mettle, and yo
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Rrd Beluga 160
For their Y26 season, long established Italian windsports brand RRD are well and truly committed to the wingsurf phenomenon and have developed a comprehensive line up of wings and boards. The Beluga 160 is their mid-size wingsurf-specific board, pack
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Endurance
As a kid I remember being glued to Sunday night TV as my parents went about their business. I don’t know if they purposely put on the National Geographic channel because it was something they were interested in, or because it was something that would
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Slingshot Flying Fish
Talk us through the philosophy behind the Flying Fish? We wanted these boards to sit a little higher in the water than the older High Roller boards that featured the concave rails. The mellow bevel on the Flying Fish helps with paddling speed for the
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The Triple Threat
Fishbowl Diaries • Robby Naish: S25 Wing-Surfer, Jet Foil Complete, Hover WING/SUP Our products are designed to offer flexibility and creativity in all conditions in order to maximize your time on the water, and the Jet Foil, Wing-Surfer, and Hover W
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Connecting The Dots
Foiling as a sport is incredibly difficult to explain to anyone, especially people who don’t foil, but we all know that! They simply just don’t get it and you see yourself losing them halfway through the conversation if you try and explain what makes
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Fanatic Bee
Why the ‘Bee’ Craig? We’re very intrigued… A lot of people who are into a few different watersports want to have the ultimate one-board solution for holidays or even for their daily use on the water. We have some boards which work for SUP foiling and
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Editorial
At the time of writing, I’m sitting at my home desk in the early twilight as the first huge Atlantic storm of the season makes itself known on our shores. Although I’m set back from the sea, a mile or so as the crow flies, I can pick out the muffled
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