FOIL

Find here our S-foil equipped with the different ranges Classic or High aspect for all levels.

You will find the foil adapted to your use, as well as all the interchangeable spare parts to modulate your foil as you wish.

The Wingfoil will free you from constraints, on land and at sea. This new water sport will offer you unique sensations of freedom in the world of sailing, unknown to the general public and until now reserved for ships at the cutting edge of technology and with huge budgets like those used in the Vendée Globe. It is now accessible with a simple wing board adapted to the foil!

Wingfoiling is one of the latest developments in board sports. The system of a wing carried by the arms was tested in 1984 on sailboards. This technique did not bring any advantage compared to the traditional board, the practice fell into oblivion, until the Hawaiian waterman, Kai Lenny, put it back into fashion by using it on his SUP Foil board, then on his wing foil board.

Wingsurfing is the “5th element” of all board sports: a mix of Kitesurfing, Surf foil, Windsurfing and Stand-Up Paddle.

The combination of elements from each of these activities has created a new sport: Wing Foiling. What does it consist of? Positioned on a small wingfoil board (or SUPfoil, or Surf foiling) connected to an underwater Foil, the rider holds a wing in his hand (the Wing), which generates power with the wind. This “underwater plane” is represented by two wings (front and back) parallel to the board and connected by a mast. By gaining speed with the wing, the rider advances on the surface of the water and, from a certain speed, the hydrofoil generates a force of lift. This force will support the rider, while making the board take off from the water. To learn more about how it works, we invite you to visit this article, in the News & Tutorials section.

The Wingfoil allows you to ride upwind, surf waves or wind swell. You will be able to free yourself from having waves to surf (like in SurfFoil). Wingsurfing will multiply the number of sessions and sensations according to the conditions. You won’t need to practice on a surf spot anymore, because all the bodies of water become exploitable (in particular the interior bodies of water like lake, river…).

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FAQ

It is a device that is often shaped like a plane. It is placed in the water, on the hull of a boat, to allow it to rise above the water thanks to the lift that the foil generates. The foil works like an underwater airplane wing and provides incredible gliding sensations. It was Tabarly who popularized the concept in the 80s. It can now be found in all board sports.

You can do everything with a foil, from ocean racing with the Vendée Globe for example to light sailing. All the traditional board sports have turned to the foil in recent years. You can practice surf foil, sup foil, windsurf foil, kite foil, wake foil… or even wing foil, a unique mix between these sports and more and more popular.

Activities such as SUP, kitesurfing, windsurfing and surfing require a good mastery of the medium before starting to foil. It is best to start with a foil sport derived from your original sport (if you come from surfing, start with surf foil). The wing foil remains accessible without experience of water sports, even if it is easier to progress quickly if you have previous knowledge.

The Sroka foils are composed of several elements. We have the plate which connects the board to the foil. Then, the mast that fits into the plate. At the end of the mast is what we call the plane; a front wing and a stabilizer that are connected by a fuselage. On the S-Foil, the deck, mast and fuselage are made of aluminum while the front wing and stabilizer are made of carbon. The Kite Foil offers a full carbon option.

The S-Foil is supplied with its protective case, protective covers for the fins, tef gel and screws.

Yes, like all products on the site, Sroka foils are covered by a two-year warranty!

It usually takes one business day to prepare your order, then one to three business days for delivery.

There are several ways to adjust the foil to increase or decrease the lift. You can change the position of the foil in the US rails. The further forward it is, the more lift you gain. You can also adjust the angle of incidence of the stabilizer (this is easier than adjusting the front wing or the whole foil) with adjustment wedges. The more you increase the angle at the back, the more you gain in glide.

We have a dedicated article on how foils work here.

To start, the best is to choose a neutral setting in the double US rail, well in the middle. With experience, you can play with the settings and increase the lift by moving the foil forward in the box. You can also increase the maneuverability of the foil by moving it forward in the box, which can be useful in surfing.

You have to choose it according to your level, your size and your practice. For surf foil, we suggest a board in 4’6 easy to paddle. For the SUP Foil, we will go towards boards between 5’8 and 7’8 with a minimum volume of 100L to leave standing at the oar. For the wing foil, everything is possible. If you prefer to start with boards like the Sky Rider 5’5 (90L, for 70Kg and less), 5’8 (105L for 70 to 80Kg) and 6’3 (for 80Kg and more), experienced kiteboarders can choose the 5’2 (77L) and 4’8 (68L) for freestyle and a versatile and performing practice, or go down to the Fast Flyer (38L)

Those who want to kitefoil, dock start and wakefoil will find their happiness with the Pocket Board (17L) convertible. Finally, windfoil boards require volume and width, like the 6’3 or the 7’8 depending on the size. Feel free to consult our detailed guides to choose your foil boards.

If you want to be even bigger, there are the Giant XL and XXL paddles that can accommodate between 4 and 8 people. On the other hand, a 10′ paddle is designed for one person.

If you don’t know which paddle to choose, we explain it all HERE.

It all depends on the discipline and your size. In general, you should not overestimate yourself. The foil requires a new learning even if it is worth it. For wing foil and SUP foil, you choose front wings between 1500 and 2000cm2. For surf foil and wake foil, choose between 1200 and 1500. For wind and kite foil, choose foils between 800 and 1250cm2.

First, use the provided gel to grease your screws and connections. There is no need to use more as long as there is some left. Don’t use too much of it as it may create a deposit at the bottom of the screw threads. Rinse your foil with clear water after an outing and dismantle it before storing it in the protective covers provided. Be careful not to get sand in the screw threads. If you have a full carbon foil, you don’t need to disassemble it each time, the oxidation is done between the aluminum and carbon parts.