Review: Tez Plavenieks Pics & vid: Oli Lane-Peirce In Greek mythology Icarus, son of master craftsman Daedalus (who also created the Labyrinth), attempt to design a pair of wax/feather wings to escape the island of Crete. Unfortunately, having flown too close to the sun, the wings fail and Icarus falls from the sky. With Avanti Sails’ Icarus foil specific sail […]
Stall speed of your wind foil wing and how this affects windfoil gybe success – Windfoil Zone article.
Pics: James Jagger, Nick Kingston. Stall speed of your wind foil wing – particularly the front wing – plays a big part in initial foiling gybe success. Mor specifically how slow you can go whilst keeping in flight. This article originally appeared in Windsurfing UK’s printed magazine but can now be found on windfoilzone.com.
Words: Romain Jourdan Pics: James Jagger, Oli Lane-Peirce. Foiling is fun and addictive, creating amazing sensations of freedom whilst flying silently above the water. Everyone that has tried foiling has only positive things to say about it. Are you tempted to try windfoiling and be able to fly above the water with just 7-10 knots of wind? If so, come […]