Foil Tail Wings – Stabilizers – How they Work – How to Choose a Tail Wing

Tail wings StabilizersThis tail wing video tutorial shows the different tail wing shapes and how they fly.  I explain what the different shapes and sizes do, and how they feel when foiling.  Also how a beginner can choose the best tail for learning and then what tail to move onto as they progress.  Finishing with some talk of bolt patterns and switching between different brands of tails.


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Shimming and Wedging – How Why and When to Adjust the Angle of Foil Wings

Shimming and WedgingShimming and Wedging the angle of our foil wings can be confusing, in this video series I explain how, why, and when to adjust the angle of incidence of our foil tail wing, front wing, and mast.  In these videos I show and explain 3 ways to shim or wedge a foil and how each change effects flight.

The first three videos are animations explaining how shimming works and why to do it.  The next four videos I show how I shim a foil.


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Wind and Wings – Understanding Wind Direction and Which Way it will Push a Wing Foiler

Wind DirectionThis video series shows wind direction and how to wing foil in the direction we want to go.  Using animation I created a map of Crissy Field in San Francisco and show the various ways a winger will get pushed depending on the wind direction and which way the current is flowing.  I go through the four seasons showing the changing wind directions, and show what the wind does as storms pass through.   This information can be applied to any beach in the world.


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Foiling Switch, Unnatural, Weak Side – Riding with Either Left or Right Foot Forward

Foiling SwitchThis video series shows how to foil on our weak or unnatural side.  Tips and video breakdowns on how to progress through the challenge of flying straight and staying on foil long enough to complete a reach.  The first ten or so sessions were very frustrating for me and no advice helped.  I hope to change that with this tutorial and get everyone foiling with either left or fight foot forward.


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How to Jibe – Learning to Wing Foil Gybe

How to JibeIn this video series I show and explain tips and drills to learn to jibe on a wing foil board.  When I was learning riding toe side felt very foreign, and so I go in to detail how to get the feel needed to complete a jibe.  I show and explain how to work on the parts of the jibe so we can put the pieces together and have success. There are 11 videos in this series.


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