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Foil Reviews2020 Foil Tests

2020 Foil Tests

2020 Head-to-Head Hydrofoil Tests

by Kitesurfing Magazine Test Editor, Shane Thompson, Photos by Dave Marshall The hydrofoil revolution continues to evolve and expand with an explosion of new, cutting...

F-ONE IC6 850 Review

F-One has been fully invested in the foil revolution since the beginning and has developed an extensive range of high performance foil wings for...

F-ONE MIRAGE 650

The Mirage series from F-One comes in three sizes and we rode the smallest of the group, the 650 which was insanely smooth and...

SLINGSHOT DWARFCRAFT 4’6” 

The Slingshot Dwarfcraft 4’6” has great performance features to help riders both learn and advance their foil skills from the basic to intermediate and...

SLINGSHOT DWARFCRAFT 3’6” Review

The Dwarfcraft 3’6” is a short and compact performance shape that’s ideal for intermediate to advanced riders. For strapless riders having a shorter length...

SLINGSHOT HOVER GLIDE W/ APOLLO 60 

The Apollo 60 centimetre wing is one of the exciting new wings that have been added to the Slingshot’s Hover Glide Foil series for...

SLINGSHOT HOVER GLIDE FKITE PACKAGE: SPACE SKATE 65 

Getting into foiling is made easy with the Hover Glide FKite Package and the Space Skate 65 wing. The Hover Glide platform isa fully...

SLINGSHOT HOVER GLIDE FSURF INFINITY 76 CM 

The Slingshot FSurf Infinity 76 is back again for 2020 and continues to be one of the most versatile, multi-discipline foil models of the...

NAISH HOVER 127X45.8X3.8 CM Review

Naish has six different foil decks to choose from in their Hover series of boards and the 127 is the second to smallest and...

NAISH SURF JET FOIL 1050 

For 2020 Naish has launched the new Jet Foil series which includes eight new carbon front wings, and a new stabilizer wing system. The...

PROGRESSIVE RISER 4’X18”X 2.9” Review

Designed for all around kite foiling, the Progressive Riser is a great size for the aggressive beginner to learn with and never outgrow. With...

PROGRESSIVE TRI FOIL 1161

The Progressive Tri Foil set up offers some great value and easy to access freeride foil performance, across disciplines. The set up keeps things...

NORTH SCOOP 120 CM Review

The North Scoop nicely compliments the reactive performance of the Sonar foil system with its lightweight construction and concave deck. True to its name,...

NORTH SENSE 135X47 CM Review

The North Sense is a foil deck designed for amazing value and ease of use and easy travel. Built in the twintip style construction...

NORTH SONAR 1150 Review

The new North Sonar foil system has solid performance characteristics within a modular set up with three wings that offer different levels of lift,...

NORTH SONAR 850

The new North Sonar series features a fully modular, aluminum framed system, with three carbon wing sizes. Intelligently engineered, the Sonar system has smart...

ELEVEIGHT CARVAIR PERFORMANCE FREERIDE 4’3”

Eleveight’s freeride foil board is the ultimate control station for their HCS and HCS+ foil system. This thin profile, twintip constructed deck is packed...

ELEVEIGHT HCS PERFORMANCE FREERIDE 860

Eleveight’s HCS Performance Freeride foil is designed for accessible performance for a broad range of rider skill levels. Its design focus is for easy...

THE DOUBLE AGENT SIZE: 145 X 58 CM Review

Back again this season the Double Agent is a foil board that can also be ridden in skim board mode behind the kite. It...

CABRINHA HI:RISE VARIAL L Review

Cabrinha steps up its foil game in 2020 with the new HI:RISE VARIAL series that offers universal performance for any skill level that wants...

DUOTONE FREE 4’1”X18 ¼” Review

The Duotone Free Foil deck has a simple low profile design with a compact outline and durable twintip style construction. The Free comes with...

DUOTONE SPIRIT CARVE 950 

The Spirit Carve 950 is smooth and comfortable, and it’s the right size for a big range of wind and speed levels that really...

DUOTONE SPIRIT SURF 1250 – Review

The Spirit Surf 1250 is the largest of the four sizes in the Duotone foil range and caters to the rider that wants to...