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What Is Wing Surfing? New Sport Explained Plus Starter Tips

Wing surfers have entered the waters to stay. The last few years I saw more of them each time I went windsurfing. Because they seemed to have a lot of fun with very low wind, I had to try it. So, I a lesson. Here is what I learned plus a few starter tips I got from interviewing a few …

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What Is The Best Board For Wing Surfing? Starter & Advanced

Last year I started wing surfing. And I loved it! Renting a board turned out to be expensive, so I decided I want to buy one. Even though the sport is pretty new there are lots of brands entering the market with a range of models. So, how to pick the right board? I did some testing myself. Furthermore, I …

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What Is Wing Surfing? New Sport Explained Plus Starter Tips

The last two years I saw an huge increase in wing surfers on my home spot. Wing surfing is a new sport that is rapidly gaining interest and practitioners. It looked so cool that I, as an experienced windsurfer, just had to try it. Here is what I learned. What Is Wing Surfing? Wing surfing, or hydrofoil wing surfing, is …

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All You Need To Know About Foils And Masts For WingSurfing

When I was recently searching for a wing hydrofoil set, I discovered many foils and masts on the market. As a windsurf veteran I know how much gear matters for fun and performance. So, I did some research to find out what’s the best buy and why. Here is a summary of what I found. So, what are need to …

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Hydrofoil Board, Wing and Parts Explained For Fast Learning

Recently I started learning Hydrofoil Wing Surfing. Now I want to buy my own hydrofoil board wing and accessoires. So, I did a lot of research to find out everything I could learn to make the best buy. So, what gear do you need for hydrofoil wing surfing? And what do you need to know to make the right choice? …

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How I Learned Hydrofoil Wing Surfing and Why.

The last couple of years, I have found myself standing at the beach instead of planing on the water more than I liked. I have tried kitesurfing. It feels great. But after a few hard crashes I decided to quit. Then, on a 13 knots day, I saw these ‘strange’ new things flying over the water. It looked like the …

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Pros and Cons of windsurfing on a (inflatable) SUP board

Recently a friend asked me if I could give her another windsurf lesson. She had found a new rental place that offered inflatable Windsurf / SUP boards. Seemed a great opportunity to test this upcoming trend in water sports. We rented one and experienced a few important Pros and Cons of using them. Here are a the Pros and Cons …

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Can I Windsurf Foil on a Normal Windsurf Board? Plus tips!

The last couple of years I saw more and more wind foilers on the water. The foil made planing easy for those who had it, while I couldn’t plane. I just had to try that myself! But I didn’t want to spend a lot of money on a foil board. Can I foil on a normal windsurf board? Here is …

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7 Things You Need To Know To Pick a Beginner Windsurf Sail

Thinking that great gear is only for advanced windsurfers, is a mistake easily made. Beginner windsurfers really benefit from gear that fits their needs perfectly. Matching gear can improve learning and avoid the loss of motivation. So I decided to share the information I have on choosing the perfect beginner sail and rig. So, what is important when choosing a …

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Windsurfing Lessons: 3 Step System to Teach Beginners Fast

Want to teach your kids or your (girl-) friend windsurfing? Many people tried to pull up the sail for an hour in vain. Only to ‘learn’ that they are not good at windsurfing. The 3 step system that I used and perfected for 20 years can turn you in a great teacher. Even instructors that I thought, often could hardly believe …