Our new PCX board is a Prone Foil Surfboard. The PCX is also a true crossover, with foil mount tracks as well as a full Quad-fin setup so you can surf it foiled or unfoiled.
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FYI, This board can be Prone-foil-surfed, Surfed, Kitefoiled, or Kitesurfed.
The decision to ride strapless or strapped is more than a style choice. There are functional issues to consider and also risk factors too. Beginners should familiarize themselves with these issues before deciding one way or another.
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Introducing our new line of Wingsurf Boards. The Wingsurf Foilboards are also X-over boards. Able to fly foiled or unfoiled. Boards incorporate FCS Style Quadfins for unfoiled riding. Easily switch between Wing, Sup, Prone, Flight-Modes.
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Here is the full-length version of the How to install your FCS style fins video. FYI, our 2019 Crossover boards now come with an FCS type Quad-fin setup. This is an optional to using the Foil. Enjoy.
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Many people curious about foiling may want to save money by converting an old board into a Foilboard. This is possible with the Universal Adapter Plate. This Peel&Stick plate rigidly adheres to almost any board, and makes it a viable foilboard. A little preparation, care, and some time, but the result is worthwhile. The Adapter Kit and shipping is under $200, which is by far the most affordable way to set up a foilboard. The advantage of this system is that you can remove it afterward if you need to. *Additional products/tools recommended/required to remove pad.
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Shim the Rear Wing
Shimming the rear wing is necessary to control the amount of downforce that the rear wing (stabilizer) creates. Downforce is actually necessary on any foilboard to keep the foil balanced. Continue reading “How to Shim”
We have just opened a new Flyfoil Kite demo center in Vietnam. Located on the world class Mui Ne Kite Beach. We are in partnership with our friends at the newly created Session Sports Kite School. This center is the exclusive ocean sports center located at the Saigon Mui Ne resort. With one of the longest beach frontages in Mui Ne. Talk to any of their instructors about Flyfoil Gear. They ride them and use them in their school. These guys are hard-core freestylers as well as avid foilers too. Test rides on the New Gear is available by appointment. Test Rides (without a rental or lesson) are usually limited to 30 minute rides, and please take care and ride responsibly, because “if you bust it you buy it”.
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Introducing the newest addition to the Flyfoil quiver. The New “Mark 3” Stabilizer is a Carbon 3K Wing. Nicknamed “the boomerang”, this stabilizer offers a higher aspect shape and upswept wing tips. The technical name for the shape is Inverted-anhedral. This rear wing is available as an add-on accessory, but may become one of our standard options soon. Supplies are strictly limited so drop us a line asap if you want one.
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Christmas is coming friends, so now is the perfect time to think about getting that special gift for someone you love. Nothing says I love you more than a new Flyfoil board, or Carbon foil set. Continue reading “Christmas Gifts from Flyfoil”
New for 2019 is our “EC3”, the latest foilboard design, in 3 foot Extreme Compact (EC) model. Continue reading “New 3-Foot Board for 2019”
2018 J-CONCEPT Model 3’6″, 4’0″, 4’6″.
The Flyfoil “J-Concept Carbon” is the latest FlyFoil™ Model for 2018. Available in three sizes 3’6″, 4’0″ and 4’6″. This is a super-compact lightweight performance kitefoilboard. Continue reading “Kite Foil Boards”
Here are some answers to some of the most commonly asked questions: Continue reading “Flyfoil Boards Q & A”
Here is a look at the New Foam Sandwich Construction method available in our 2019 Range. Continue reading “Foam Sandwich Construction”
2019 J-CONCEPT 2nd Generation 3’5″
The New Flyfoil “J-Concept 2G Carbon”, the “J-Concept 2G Carbon-3K”and the “J-Concept 2G Bamboo” are the latest FlyFoil™ Models for 2019. Initially available in our most popular size 3’5″ (one inch shorter than the 2018 model). Continue reading “2019 JC-2G Kitefoilboard”
Bamboo has long been admired for its beauty and utility. it has great structural properties as well as being a renewable resource. Continue reading “Bamboo Technology”
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”
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”
Please protect your investment. Flyfoil gear is built tough, but it is NOT indestructible. Take care of your gear for a long and happy life. Abuse it at your peril. However if you do you respect your gear, then you will want to care for it properly. Here are some basic tips for how to properly care for your Flyfoil gear. Continue reading “Flyfoil Care and Repair”
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”
Introducing the New Flyfoil SurfFoil Available as a 5’6″ Convertable surfboard. This board can be Surfed, Foilsurfed, Kitesurfed, Kitefoilsurfed, & Wakesurfed. This boards is stiff and light, and promises to be a versatile game changer. Continue reading “Flyfoil Surf Foilboards”
At Flyfoil™ we are committed to provide the best gear for riders by riders. To this end we always “ride what we sell and we sell what we ride”. Continue reading “The Flyfoil Commitment”
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”
The Flyfoil “J-Concept Carbon” is the latest FlyFoil™ Model for 2018. Available in three sizes 3’6″, 4’0″ and 4’6″. Continue reading “Flyfoil Carbon Foil-Kiteboard”