Slingshot Freestyle Foiling [Brand Manager Interview]

Freestyle foiling is hardly something anyone would have thought could be possible only one year ago, but hardcore freestyler like Jakob and Balz Müller in Switzerland have shown that you can do much more than flying straight on a foil. We have recently discussed the subject with Wyatt Miller, another US freestyler who is taking […]

Why is My Hydrofoil Whistling?

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Have you ever experienced hearing a harmonic whistling sound when you get a bit of speed on your foil? I have. Personally, it doesn’t bother me that much, but the question is if this has a consequence on the performance of the foil? My research has shown that a whistling foil is mostly a “cosmetic” […]

Bug Windfoil Review

The VerdictBug offers carbon foils at a price that the masses can afford.WZ Rating8.9The GoodAffordable carbon foilsThe BadLimited distribution8.9Overall RatingI first came across Bug foils in 2017. I was quite impressed by this brand, offering 100% carbon foils at a very low price comparing to the competition. We got in touch with Bug and their […]

Why Is Carbon Fiber The Best Material To Make Hydrofoils?

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Windfoil manufacturers often mention that the carbon they use to make their hydrofoils is “high modulus”. But what does it mean exactly? Here is a quick explanation: Carbon fiber is a long, thin fiber (about 0.005-0.010 mm in diameter) composed of at least 90% carbon atoms. The carbon atoms are linked together in microscopic crystals […]

Horue’s Biplane Hydrofoil Concept

Horue has recently surprised the foiling world with a innovation: the foil biplane! 2 front wings attached together, making a surprising and exciting concept. Detractors have of course already raised their voice, while others agree that this product is an interesting innovation that deserves to be tested. Windfoil Zone is of course among the latter. […]

New Product Launches in The Foiling World – April 2019

We try to keep up to date when it comes to new products and innovations in the windfoiling world, but it’s not always that easy! Things are moving so fast with many new products being launched these days, whether it’s foils, boards, sales or accessories. Here is a list of new products we have discovered […]

All About the Hydra Windfoil Sail – Interview with Ezzy

Windfoiling is evolving rapidly and one of the groundbreaking news this year is the launch of the Ezzy Hydra, an eye-catching windfoil sail to say the least. To better understand the concept behind the Hydra, we have asked some questions to David Ezzy himself. Hydra Sail Overview The first thing we can say about the […]

Slingshot Levitator & HoverGlide Review

The VerdictThe Levitator/Hoverglide combo is great for beginner foilers, though some people may prefer upgrading to a longer foil mast shortly after becoming proficient.WZ Rating8.2The GoodVersatile board/foil combo offers great valueThe BadThe all-around kit doesn’t really excel at anything in particular8.2Overall RatingBy and large windfoiling is being nudged towards the speed/racing end of the circuit […]

How to Windfoil in Strong Winds

Techniques and Tuning Advice for High Wind. In the windfoiling community, there has been a lot of focus on how it’s possible to get planning in light wind on a windfoil and comparing the most suitable equipment for windfoiling in less than 10 knots. But don’t forget that windfoiling is not only just about light […]