Foil

Foil

Hydrofoiling has become the latest craze in kiteboarding, surfing, stand up paddleboarding, windsurfing, and wakesurfing. Even to us, it seems to still be new and more innovative with every passing season. While hydrofoil riding seems new, hydrofoiling actually dates back to 1906, with a hydrofoil  boat crafted by Italian engineer Enrico Forlanini. From there, it's moved on to Olympic sailing, skis, sit-down foilboards, kiteboards, and then on to nearly all board watersports.

Foilboarding has recently exploded in popularity within the watersports community. With an efficient design, hydrofoils allow riders to cross into that sub-10 knot threshold while still having a ton of fun with a kite. The same logic has been applied to surfing, SUP, windsurfing, and wakesurfing. Riding above the surface of the water, a foil board gives you the illusion of what can only be described as floating. For kiteboarders in light wind areas or wave riders looking to better maximize marginal conditions or simply experience something completely new, the foil is the perfect solution.

So, what are the differences in these hydrofoils?

KITEBOARDING HYDROFOILS AND FOILBOARDS

  • Long mast (30-40") to handle waves and chop
  • Short fuselage for tight turns and quick pitch adjustment
  • Full range of wing sizes to adapt for speed, conditions, and riding style.
  • Track box is the most popular type of board connection
  • Most boards range in size from 3'6-5'
  • Most boards have the option to mount footstraps or hooks

SURFING HYDROFOILS AND FOIL SURFBOARDS

  • Shorter masts (20-30") to allow for small wave riding without hitting the bottom.
  • Short fuselage for tight turns and quick pitch adjustment
  • Wing sizes range from large to very large. 
  • Both track boxes and tuttle style boxes are common.
  • Most boards range in size from 4'5"-7'6"
  • Added volume aids in early paddle entry on smaller boards
  • No footstrap mounting options for most

SUP HYDROFOILS AND SUP FOILBOARDS

  • Shorter masts (20-30") to allow for small wave riding without hitting the bottom.
  • Short fuselage for tight turns and quick pitch adjustment
  • Wing sizes range from large to very large. 
  • Both track boxes and tuttle style boxes are common
  • Most boards range in size from 6'-10'
  • Added volume aids in early paddle entry on smaller boards and additional stability when paddling
  • Footstrap mounting options are available on some custom boards

WAKEFOILS AND WAKEFOIL BOARDS

  • Short masts (15"-30") to handle chop and steep wakes
  • Short fuselage for tight turns and quick pitch adjustment
  • Full range of wing sizes to adapt for speed, rope-less riding, wake size, and riding style.
  • Track box is the most popular type of board connection
  • Most boards range in size from 3'6-5'
  • Most boards have the option to mount footstraps or hooks

WINDSURF FOILS AND WINDSURF FOILBOARDS

  • Long mast (30-40") to handle waves and chop
  • Long fuselage for stability and pitch stability
  • Full range of wing sizes to adapt for speed, conditions, and riding style. 
  • Tuttle is the most popular type of board connection
  • Most boards range in size from 5'-8' with some models as long as 12'
  • Most boards have the option to mount footstraps or hooks

Hydrofoil wing size suggestions for surfing, wakefoil, kiteboarding, SUP, and windsurfing

 An in depth look at wing dimensions across all brands and their predominant uses.

 

  • On Sale
    SABFOIL 899 Medusa Front Wing SABFOIL 899 Medusa Front Wing

    SABFOIL 899 Medusa Front Wing

    SabFoil

    Now: $561.60
    Was: $702.00
    SABFOIL 899 Medusa Front Wing FRONT WING 899 MEDUSA WING - 1383 CM2 What SABFOIL has to say about the 899 Medusa Front Wing The Medusa 899 front wing is designed for freeride and freestyle during wing or wind foiling sessions in low-medium wind...
    Now: $561.60
    Was: $702.00
  • F-One Aluminum Mast - 75cm

    F-One Aluminum Mast - 75cm

    F-One

    $159.00
    F-One Aluminum Mast - 75cm The F-ONE aluminium mast can be used for all disciplines, kite, surf, stand up paddle, wing foil and windsurf. The profile is extruded with precision from 6063 aluminium block. The shape of its section benefits from our years...
    $159.00
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    "Just Go Foiling" Package "Just Go Foiling" Package

    "Just Go Foiling" Package

    Go Foil

    Now: $1,199.00
    Was: $1,915.00
    "Just Go Foiling" Package Looking for an amazing range, glide, pump in a full carbon foil but don't want to spend $2200?  We've got the deal for you at nearly half the price. These closeout Gofoils tout top-end performance and by no means...
    Now: $1,199.00
    Was: $1,915.00
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    SABfoil 470 Stabilizer Wing

    SABfoil 470 Stabilizer Wing

    SabFoil

    Now: $322.40
    Was: $403.00
    SABFOIL S470 STABILIZER WING The SABFOIL S470 stabilizer wing is the big brother to the 399/400, designed to fit on the 900, 9009A, 900HS and 1010 fuselages.  Span: 470 mm Root Chord: 65 mm Aspect Ratio: 9...
    Now: $322.40
    Was: $403.00
  • 2022 Ion Safety Footstrap

    2022 Ion Safety Footstrap

    Ion

    $39.99
    2022 Ion Safety Footstrap Safety release system for foiling The new ION safety footstrap offers a adjustable emergency opening during crashes. Materials 50% Neopren 30% Polypropylen 10% Polyethylen 10% thermoplast. Polyurethan
    $39.99
  • On Sale
    SABfoil Kraken Surf Foil Complete - Kit 83 - 940 Front Wing SABfoil Kraken Surf Foil Complete - Kit 83 - 940 Front Wing

    SABfoil Kraken Surf Foil Complete

    SabFoil

    $1,584.00 - $1,718.40
    SABfoil Kraken Surf Foil Complete Available in 3 different kits: M73K - W730 - S370 - F703K Hydrofoil Set - Kraken Modular SystemRecommended for Wave This kit is ideal for Surf-Foil, and in particular for Wave. Thanks to the Kraken...
    $1,584.00 - $1,718.40
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    SABfoil Kraken Wing Foil Complete - Kit 73 - 950 Front Wing SABfoil Kraken Wing Foil Complete - Kit 83 - 799 Front Wing

    SABfoil Kraken Wing Foil Complete

    SabFoil

    $1,603.20 - $2,179.20
    SABfoil Kraken Wing Foil Complete Available in 6 different kits: M73K - W950 - S483 - F753K This kit is ideal for Wing-Foil, and in particular for beginners who wants to Freeride in light-moderate winds. Thanks to...
    $1,603.20 - $2,179.20
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    SABfoil Kraken Wind Foil Complete - Kit 93 - 799 Front Wing SABfoil Kraken Wind Foil Complete - Kit 93 - 799 Front Wing

    SABfoil Kraken Wind Foil Complete

    SabFoil

    $1,795.20 - $2,390.40
    SABfoil Kraken Wind Foil Complete Available in 4 different kits: M83K - W950 - S425 - F903K This kit is ideal for Wind-Foil, in particular for Freeride in light-moderate winds. This kit is recommended also for beginners thanks to the...
    $1,795.20 - $2,390.40
  • On Sale
    SABfoil Kraken Kite Foil Complete - Kit 93 - 695 Front Wing SABfoil Kraken Kite Foil Complete - Kit 93 - 699 Front Wing

    SABfoil Kraken Kite Foil Complete

    SabFoil

    $1,699.20 - $2,102.40
    SABfoil Kraken Kite Foil Complete Available in 3 different kits: M93K - W695 - S399 - F653K This kit is ideal for Kite-Foil, in particular for Freeride in light-moderate winds. Thanks to the Kraken Modular System connection...
    $1,699.20 - $2,102.40
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    SABfoil Fuselage - Kraken Modular Sysem - 603mm SABfoil Fuselage - Kraken Modular Sysem - 653mm

    SABfoil Fuselage - Kraken Modular Sysem

    SabFoil

    $280.80 - $384.80
    SABfoil Fuselage - Kraken Modular Sysem 603 mm Fuselage - Kraken Modular System Kite - Surf - Wing  603 mm aluminum fuselage, with T6 front wing connection type (small chord and M6 screws). Thanks to the...
    $280.80 - $384.80
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    SABfoil Kraken Quick Release System SABfoil Kraken Quick Release System

    SABfoil Kraken Quick Release System

    SabFoil

    Now: $104.00
    Was: $130.00
    SABfoil Kraken Quick Release System Quick Release System for Kraken Masts Kraken Modular System - PATENTED Thanks to this upgrade you can decide to leave the plate (P02K) or the tuttle (T03K) connected to the board and mount the rest of...
    Now: $104.00
    Was: $130.00
  • On Sale
    SABfoil Kraken Mast Tuttle SABfoil Kraken Mast Tuttle

    SABfoil Kraken Mast Tuttle

    SabFoil

    Now: $228.80
    Was: $286.00
    SABfoil Kraken Mast Tuttle The Kraken Mast Tuttle is one of the modular connection systems for masts, together with its plate counterpart (P02K). The strong point of this system is its modularity, as it is always possible to use your...
    Now: $228.80
    Was: $286.00
  • On Sale
    SABfoil Mast Plate - Kraken Modular System SABfoil Mast Plate - Kraken Modular System

    SABfoil Mast Plate - Kraken Modular System

    SabFoil

    Now: $124.80
    Was: $156.00
    SABfoil Mast Plate - Kraken Modular System The Kraken Mast Plate is one of the modular connection systems for masts, together with its tuttle counterpart (T03K). The strong point of this system is its modularity, as it is always possible...
    Now: $124.80
    Was: $156.00
  • On Sale
    SABfoil Kraken Carbon Mast - 63cm SABfoil Kraken Carbon Mast - 73cm

    SABfoil Kraken Carbon Mast

    SabFoil

    $551.20 - $1,227.20
    SABfoil Kraken Carbon Mast PLATE (P02K) AND TUTTLE (T03K) SOLD SEPARATELY - One will be required for board connection.  Generally "Plate". Let us know if you need help picking the correct one. Interdisciplinary Carbon Mast - Kraken...
    $551.20 - $1,227.20
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    2022 Mystic Star Foilboard Daypack Wide fit 2022 Mystic Star Foilboard Daypack Wide fit

    2022 Mystic Star Foilboard Daypack Wide fit

    Mystic Boarding

    $48.74 - $71.24
    2022 Mystic Star Foilboard Daypack Wide fit 5'1" x 25" x 4"   [155x66x11cm] 5'6" x 27" x 5"   [168x70x12cm] 6'1" x 30" x 5"  [185x76x13cm] 6'6" x 19" x 5"  [198x19x13cm] Description This boardbag is ideal...
    $48.74 - $71.24
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    2022 Mystic Foil Wing Cover 2022 Mystic Foil Wing Cover

    2022 Mystic Foil Wing Cover

    Mystic Boarding

    Now: $52.49
    Was: $69.99
    2022 Mystic Foil Wing Cover The Foil Wing Cover was built for daily use, and due to its superstretchy neoprene with cord adjusters, has a versatile shape made for multiple foil types. This cover is not sensitive to salt or water and won't hold you up,...
    Now: $52.49
    Was: $69.99
  • On Sale
    Freedom Phoenix 1085 Foil Kit Freedom Phoenix 1085 Foil Kit

    Freedom Phoenix 1085 Foil Kit

    Freedom Foil Boards

    Now: $799.00
    Was: $2,099.99
    PHOENIX 1085 FOIL KIT The Phoenix 1085 is engineered for down the line speed for balanced and dynamic carves. Whether it’s behind a boat or being whipped into head high swells, this wing is designed to perform as a playful and responsive tow foil...
    Now: $799.00
    Was: $2,099.99
  • RDI FCI Side Fins

    RDI FCI Side Fins

    RDI

    $28.00
    FUTURES SIDE-BITES Inexpensive, molded plastic fin with a Futures base. These are the fins generally given for free by shaper / surf shops with a new surfboard purchase. This Side-Bites fin set consists of (2) fins. Side-bites designed for the 2+1 set...
    $28.00
  • F-One Aluminum Mast - 85cm

    F-One Aluminum Mast - 95cm

    F-One

    $159.00
    F-One Aluminum Mast - 95cm 85cm Ideal For Wind Foiling The F-ONE aluminium mast can be used for all disciplines, kite, surf, stand up paddle, wing foil and windsurf. The profile is extruded with precision from 6063 aluminium block. The shape of its...
    $159.00
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    2023
    S27 Naish Wing Surfer MK4 - Red S27 Naish Wing Surfer MK4 - Blue

    S27 Naish Wing Surfer MK4

    Naish

    $399.50 - $589.50
    WING-SURFER MK4 WING-SURFING SIZES: 2.5 | 3 | 3.5 | 4 | 4.5 | 5 | 5.5 | 6 | 6.5 | 7.5 It is hard to believe that the Wing-Surfer is now entering its fourth generation! The sport that Naish launched with the original “one-size-does-all”...
    $399.50 - $589.50
  • F-One Phantom FCT Front Wing

    F-One Phantom FCT Front Wing

    F-One

    $429.00
    PHANTOM FCT 1280 Front wing The foils of the Phantom line are designed to glide effortlessly when pumping or connecting waves and then prove very agile and precise when surfing. Nimble and Fast Superior Glide and Agility Area: 1280...
    $429.00
  • NEW 250 & 275 Sizes!
    AXIS Progressive Carbon Rear Wing AXIS Progressive Carbon Rear Wing

    AXIS Progressive Carbon Rear Wing

    Axis

    $214.00 - $222.00
    AXIS Progressive Carbon Rear Wing The all new AXIS Progressive Rear Wings are here. And it’s all about the turn. The AXIS Progressive Rear Wings are our very latest thinking in rear wing design, suitable for more advanced riders and perfectly...
    $214.00 - $222.00
  • F-One Phantom FCT Foil Set F-One Phantom FCT Foil Set

    F-One Phantom FCT Foil Set

    F-One

    $889.00
    F-One Phantom FCT Foil Set Sizes: 1280 / 1480 / 1680 Using a refined design to achieve higher finesse, the Phantom foils glide faster and for longer. Connecting waves whether during surfing or downwinding thereby becomes much easier and more fun. Yet,...
    $889.00
  • GoFoil FTS Rear Wing GoFoil FTL Rear Wing

    GoFoil FT Rear Wing

    Go Foil

    $225.00 - $290.00
    GoFoil FT Rear Wing Tucker's thoughts: "The new Fixed Tail stabilizers are amazing. Really fast but also pump and maneuver well. The mustache shape really helps the foil roll into and out of turns smoothly. For sure my favorite new Gofoil Stab and the...
    $225.00 - $290.00
  • GoFoil Carbon Plate Mast GoFoil Carbon Plate Mast

    GoFoil Carbon Plate Mast

    Go Foil

    $800.00 - $1,025.00
    GoFoil Carbon Plate Mast SURF / SUP / WINGING / WAKE / PUMP / DOWNWIND Sizes: 26.5" / 29.5" / 32.5" / 36.5" Includes: 4 washers—must be used to honor warranty 4 M8x1x30mm stainless steel bolts 4 mast track t nuts Front wing:1-M6x1x25mm...
    $800.00 - $1,025.00
  • GoFoil GT Front Wing - 750 GoFoil GT Front Wing - 1050

    GoFoil GT Front Wing

    Go Foil

    $700.00 - $875.00
    GoFoil GT Front Wing Sizes: 750 / 1050 / 1250 / 1400 / 1770 / 2200 / 2600 The "GT" stands for "Go To." The GoFoil GT Series is a dramatically responsive, controlled and smooth performance foil. The GT has superior pitch control, which is the up and...
    $700.00 - $875.00
  • On Sale
    Takuma LOL 270 Carbon Stabilizer Takuma LOL 270 Carbon Stabilizer

    Takuma LOL 270 Carbon Stabilizer

    Takuma

    Now: $99.00
    Was: $299.00
    Takuma 270 Carbon Stabilizer Specifications Size: 270 Wing Span: 790mm Chord: 210mm Area: 270mm2 The Takuma LOL Rear Stabilizer Wing is offered in two sizes to fit the needs of riders of all types and sizes. The 270 is nimble and responsive.
    Now: $99.00
    Was: $299.00
  • On Sale
    SABFOIL Moses Aluminum Wind Fuselage - 900

    SABFOIL Aluminum Wind Fuselage - 900

    SabFoil

    Now: $282.88
    Was: $353.60
    SABFOIL Moses Aluminum Wind Fuselage - 900 High-strength fuselage 900mm for SABFOIL Wind Masts with tuttle. This model has been designed to enhance the fuselage strength and to guarantee higher resistance to our biggest front wings, thanks to the...
    Now: $282.88
    Was: $353.60
  • On Sale
    2022 Cabrinha Fusion Alloy Rear Fuselage - 346

    2022 Cabrinha Fusion Alloy Rear Fuselage - 346

    Cabrinha

    Now: $107.40
    Was: $159.00
    2022 Cabrinha Fusion Alloy Rear Fuselage - 346 The Fusion Alloy Fuselage is constructed from extruded aircraft grade aluminium that result in an incredibly rigid & hydrodynamic structure.  A longer fuselage gives a more locked-in stable ride,...
    Now: $107.40
    Was: $159.00
  • Armoured Labs™ SURF Premium Series Armoured Labs™ SURF Premium Series

    Armoured Labs™ SURF Premium Series

    Armoured Labs

    $49.99
    Armoured Labs™ SURF Premium Series Marine Grade Ceramic Nano Coating Equipment can be expensive, let Armoured Labs™ help give you the protection and performance you need. Armoured Labs™ SURF is a superior ultra-hydrophobic nano coating...
    $49.99
  • Axis HPS Carbon Front Wing - 830 Axis HPS Carbon Front Wing - 830

    Axis HPS Carbon Front Wing - 830

    Axis

    $601.00
    Axis HPS Carbon Front Wing - 830SpecificationsWINGSPAN: 830 mm / 32.68 inchesMAX CHORD: 145mmMEAN AVERAGE CHORD: 123mmASPECT RATIO: 7.00ACTUAL AREA 1014 square cmCAMBER (as % of CHORD): 2.5VOLUME: 979 cubic cm / 59.74 cubic inchesThe High Performance...
    $601.00
  • F-One Titan Mast Foot

    F-One Titan Mast Foot

    F-One

    $170.00
    F-One Titan Mast Foot The TITAN mast foot is the connecting part that makes the F-ONE aluminum masts compatible with all TITAN fuselages and wings. It is made of 6061 aluminum, CNC machined with high precision and fully anodized. To install the TITAN...
    $170.00