More Foil Content Part 2

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I think they have a 1800 wing that will fit my setup but not sure.

Stay unsure, don't check. You'll spend money and earn the undying annoyance of your larger friends.

$365 plus shipping for the curious

GoPro footage of Randy on his 1800 and laughing about it.

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Tillo is coming out with a surf foil and wing for Alex's System 3 foil. There's a good chance you'll see one here before too long (gotta keep up with Randy).

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89 cm fuselage for a quick reaction and easy carving.. .
84 cm front wing ultra early planning ( glides at 7.5 mph speed ).. .Mast 65- 75
Perfect for florida small slow waves.... Gets on the fly mode with a 5.2 m sail in 10 - 12 mph winds.. ( amazing low end )

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It is this time of year I start to realize I have more toys that use wind than wind to use them with........could just be that all this time waiting for wind clouds my judgement......

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"Three types of windsurf foiling jibes" Four more than I can do... Biggrin (I suck so bad that my jibes are at -1)
Slingshot Wizard 125 & Infinity 76 wing with S2Maui Jester 4.4

Another jibe tutorial. Emphasis on foot placement

https://www.facebook.com/maarten.peeters.733/videos/1150369325153509/

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Finally, a decently reasonable use for a foil. Diablo

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Naish add to their lift line with a cambered freerace and non-cambered freeride sails

https://www.naishsails.com/product/lift-freerace/

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https://www.naishsails.com/product/lift-freeride/

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I found this as I've been looking into foil sails. The video is a promo for the Sailworks Flyer and talks about the development process which is interesting. If you don't want to watch "marketing" stuff there is some useful info at about the 4:50 mark as to how to rig and tune a traditional (non foil) sail to work better with a foil.

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Good video, Randy. I think I've seen it a dozen times and just about every time I want to go out and buy a quiver of his sails.

Meanwhile, from FB - foiling Kona (longboard)

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Looks like the guy is about to fall off. Lol

There is a "foil capable" Excocet Windsup 10 foot at Isthmus. Thought about getting that instead of the Exo RF81, but decided against it.

https://isthmussailboards.com/foil-capable-windsurfing-boards.html

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Richard Genet forwarding this link of the new 2020 Naish foils. They don't have a switch fuse but do have wind and kite fuses that work on the same kit. Wings from 600 (kite) and 1050 (w'surf) to 2000cm2.

http://www.mackiteboarding.com/search.php?search_query=naish%202020%20jes&section=product

Looks like they are discounting '19 gear, too.

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Light wind alternative to a wingsurfer/slingwing/.....

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This guy's work is really interesting and innovative. Unlike some "innovators" his stuff seems to work. He has come up with an NFT foil attachment system. (Reminds me of Mistral's NFT fin attachment bolt.)

https://projet-dared.com/2018/03/30/same-but-not-the-same/

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Dang, Randy.... How about a warning? I pulled up that video while hanging at Old Fed and loud banjo music starts playing on my phone. The looks I got from the locals.... Lol

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Sailworks Flyer Jibe Clinic

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Randy's French brother from another mother. Exocet board? Check. GoPro? Check. Whack soundtrack? Check.

Watch at the end (3:30) as he puts the back feet in the straps and jets off. I think he's sailing with his son.

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RAF Speed c. 1988? Good

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We're not the only ones who bite it when we foil out. Team USA in SailGP action

btw, Australia was hitting 50+ knots off the wind in the race.

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When you find that your foil works much better when the correct way faces front. Translated from French via Google.
Guy rides RRD foil last year.
Guy upgrades to better AlpineFoil.
New foil basically sucks - has much less lift, takes a lot of power to fly.
Guy has "aha" moment. Biggrin

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Gee what a dunbass!! What kind of fool would put his foil together wrong?

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Randy wrote:

Gee what a dunbass!! What kind of fool would put his foil together wrong?

That one took me a while to figure out...

Randy, as the owner of a Manta, can you tell us what's up with this mast? I think that's one of those new really short Slingshot boards. Or, (what really happened) an old formula board that hit a sand bar at 18 mph.

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