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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]