Foil Riding Tips

Foil Riding Tips

Avoid Low Tide and Shallow Water: Obviously shallow water in the enemy of foilboards. But so too are the unexpected coral heads or underwater obstructions that can suddenly appear. An area that is relatively safe at high tide can become hazardous when the tide drops, or when the water level drops, such as in lakes and rivers. Continue reading “Foil Riding Tips”

Avoid Sun Damage

Avoid Sun Damage

Sun Damage: Your skin can burn in as little as 15 minutes of direct sun exposure, and at the same time the sun-damage is happening to your foil gear. You skin can usually heal itself but unfortunately your gear cannot.  Every minute of sun exposure is degrading your equipment and prematurely aging it. Continue reading “Avoid Sun Damage”

Foil Safety

Foil Safety

Foiling can be risky, the less boarding experience the higher the risk. We always recommend training with an experienced instructor.  There are also Foil designs that are better suited to learning. So do not try to learn on an expert level foil. Continue reading “Foil Safety”

Why Hydrofoil

Why Hydrofoil?

As any wakeboarder or surfer can tell you, the best time to surf or ride is when the water is glassy. This usually occurs at specific times example at sunrise, or in protected areas out of the wind. Whenever it starts to get windy the surface of the water is agitated and chop starts to develop. This makes wakeboarding and surfing and other watersports harder. As the surface becomes more and more bumpy. Continue reading “Why Hydrofoil”