Interview with Pro Windsurf Champion Gonzalo Costa Hoevel

Name: Gonzalo Costa Hoevel Age: 38 Citizenship: Argentinian Home spot: Tarifa, Spain – these days. Sponsors: Starboard, Severne, Starboard Foils, Chopper fins Windfoil Zone had the chance to catch up with Gonzalo Costa Hoevel after his victory at the 2018 PWA (Professional Windsurfers Association) world championship final in Sylt. We get his views on foiling […]

Exocet Foil Product Line + Interview

Exocet have recently announced the launch of 4 new windfoils for the season 2019. – NOÉ – Evo Freeride – Evo Freerace – SWORD These foils offer a good compromise between glide, stability and safe performance. Noé and Evo Freeride are freeride oriented, preferably used with freeride boards and under 7sqm no-cams sails. The goal […]

Loftsails Head Designer Interview on Windfoiling

Windfoil Zone is stoked to share this interview with Monty Spindler from the renown sail company Loftsails. We talked of course about the new Skyscape, designed for windfoiling, but also about his views on the development of foil windsurfing. Name: Monty Spindler Citizenship: USA, residing in Tarifa Spain Age: 62 years Home spot: Las Dunas, […]

Loftsail Skyscape Sail Review [Windfoiling Sail]

loftsails skyscape feature review

The VerdictThe Skyscape delivers on the promise of an optimized sail for the windfoiler’s needs.WZ Rating9.4The GoodLightweightEasy pumping and low-wind power for quick liftoffThe BadMay take some fine-tuning with how you rig it up compared to a regular windsurf sail9.4Overall RatingLoftsail recognizes that windfoiling is an emerging and major new market, so they’ve designed a […]

Sebastian Koerdel Tells You Why You Should Try Foiling

The PWA (Professional Windsurfers Association) World Cup season is approaching and Windfoil Zone had the chance to catch up with one of the favorites to claim the 2019 world title in foil, Sebastian Koerdel. Sebastian finished Vice-World Champion in foil last year, right behind his teammate from Starboard, Gonzalo Costa Hoevel. Of course, we have […]

Breaking News: Antoine Albeau is Joining the JP Australia Team – Exclusive Interview

After 8 years with RRD International, Antoine Albeau – 25 times windsurf World Champion – recently announced that he is joining the JP Australia team. JP Australia windsurf boards is part of the Pryde group, together with Neilpryde. So even if it’s not a huge surprise that Antoine decided to sign with JP Australia, there […]

Sailworks Flyer Sail – Interview with Bruce Peterson

I had the chance to catch up with Bruce Peterson of Sailworks. The brand has earned a great reputation and has become a benchmark in the windsurfing world with loyal customers all around the world. Sailworks also launched the Flyer windfoil sail and shows that we should count on them in the future development of […]

10 Questions with Balz Müller – Windfoil Freestyler

Name: Balz Müller Citizenship: Switzerland Home: Bielersee Sponsors: MB Boards, Severne Sails, Moses foils Balz Müller is an up and coming windsurf freestyler, well known for his creativity on the water, regularly inventing new moves and pushing the limits of the sport. Windfoiling has until now been most interesting for freeriders, as it has offered […]

D’light Windsurf Foil Interview

We’ve had the chance to meet Joris of D’light, a board brand based in Tenerife, also making windsurf foiling board now. Never heard about it? That’s actually not so surprising. D’light is only sold in Tenerife, to visitors and regular customers, so not much international exposure but nevertheless a strong reputation for high quality custom […]