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New Wing Foil Boards: Sky Rider 4’8 and 5’2

To keep you progressing, we’ve released two new wing foil boards : the Sky Rider 4’8 and 5’2.
However, before we look at the new Sky Rider 4’8 and 5’2, it’s important to understand the construction of Wing Foil boards. Indeed, wing foiling is a booming activity, the offers do not stop multiplying. That’s why choosing your board can quickly become complex. There are a multitude of Possible constructions for Wing Foil boards. Depending on the construction, the board has completely different characteristics. The construction method and materials used will affect the longevity of your board, its strength, weight and performance.

To make your choice, it is therefore essential to take an interest in the construction of your Wing Foil board. This will allow you to choose the best possible quality for your equipment.

Video Presentation

Planche pour la pratique du foil taille 5'2

Bruno Sroka (3x Kite World Champion) is the creator and manager of the SROKA brand. He has worked for nearly 15 years of developing boards kite race in the kite industry. In this video, he explains everything about the different construction methods and introduces you to the Sky Rider news.
Once you’ve seen this video, you’ll understand why we strive to always prioritize the highest quality possible. At SROKA, all our boards are made of full sandwich PVC carbon or fiberglass. This is the best build on the market right now. This is obviously the case with the two new Sky Rider 4’8 and 5’2.

The new Sky Rider: 4'8 and 5'2

To support you in your evolution, we have developed two new small boards. These are the Sky Rider 4’8 and 5’2.
We have noticed that the general level of Wing Foil riders is constantly increasing. That’s why we want to offer you the right equipment to take it to the next level. With a volume of less than 90 litres, the Sky Rider 4’8 and 5’2 gives you access to new possibilities.
The elaborate shape of these new wing boards will bring you stability and responsiveness. The boards are shorter, they are perfect for jumping, gaining speed and having more maneuverability.
They are ideal for freestyle, races, or to have fun in the waves.

Would you like to know more about the characteristics of these two new Wing Foil boards? You’ve come to the right place. Click on the video above (or HERE) and they will no longer hold any secrets for you.

How do you choose between the two?

  • The Sky Rider 4’8 is the perfect Wing Foil board for light weights (under 75Kg). Compact, it is therefore very responsive and manoeuvrable. It’s the perfect board for freestyle and wave surfing. It’s also a great race board on flat water.
  • With the same advantages, the Sky Rider 5’2 is the all-rounder board for intermediate/advanced foilers with a build of more than 80 kg. The 5’2 will allow you to start very early thanks to an excellent glide propelled by the double concave at the front (throttle from start to schedule).

As you can see, the choice between the Sky Rider 4’8 and the Sky Rider 5’2 will depend mainly on your size. It is still possible for a size of more than 80 kg to use the Sky Rider 4’8, but it will require a wind power of at least 14 knots to exploit its potential.

Planche pour la pratique du surf foil et du wingsurf foil vendue par Sroka Company

If you’re looking for an even smaller board, the Fast Flyer 4’6 is sure to satisfy you. It is the perfect board for surf foil and wing foil in the waves or for those who want to do 100% freestyle.

If you still have questions about this, or for any other request, please do not hesitate to contact us !

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