Forums > Stand Up Paddle Foiling

Who's ready for another sport?

Reply
Created by Windgenuity A week ago, 12 Apr 2019
Windgenuity
NSW, 233 posts
Site Sponsor
12 Apr 2019 12:32PM
Thumbs Up

Piros
QLD, 5377 posts
12 Apr 2019 12:48PM
Thumbs Up

Definitely would love to have a crack at it.

Scotty Mac
SA, 1838 posts
12 Apr 2019 2:30PM
Thumbs Up

I can't help thinking windsurfing foiling would be better......mind you i only have SUP foil gear.....

JB give it a go a tell me will you?

JEG
VIC, 1087 posts
12 Apr 2019 4:28PM
Thumbs Up

Yes maybe I'll have a go this time next year.

colas
3089 posts
12 Apr 2019 2:29PM
Thumbs Up

I must say that I didn't see any advantage to kitewings during my windsurfing days.

But now with SUP foiling, I would also like to try. Kitewings are less efficient than a vertical sail, but it is not an issue with the low drag of a foil. Plus the stability of the sail (the dihedral) needed to not have the control of an attached mast foot may very well be very helpful to balance on and lift the body to help the foil work.

Plus the technical advances of kite wings (inflatable "mats" and ribs), and this is something I would definitely like to try!

Windbot
57 posts
13 Apr 2019 12:31AM
Thumbs Up

Knowing how fun windfoiling is downwind with a tiny sail and a big foil wing, I can imagine this could be even better, I am in.

Mwstard
52 posts
13 Apr 2019 4:04AM
Thumbs Up

Could be great for out and back downwinders

Gorgo
VIC, 4134 posts
13 Apr 2019 7:36AM
Thumbs Up

JEG
VIC, 1087 posts
13 Apr 2019 7:42AM
Thumbs Up

Half the price

Youngbreezy
WA, 502 posts
13 Apr 2019 11:15AM
Thumbs Up

I would like to see the video of him carrying the kite wing and supfoil board to the water in strong wind and negotiating the shore break!

warwickl
NSW, 1128 posts
13 Apr 2019 6:18PM
Thumbs Up

Select to expand quote
Youngbreezy said..
I would like to see the video of him carrying the kite wing and supfoil board to the water in strong wind and negotiating the shore break!


Easy one just puts the umbrella down and with fitted paddle blade no problem

toppleover
QLD, 1497 posts
13 Apr 2019 7:47PM
Thumbs Up

Looks like Pete was onto it wayyy back in 82.



balinnz
8 posts
14 Apr 2019 4:04PM
Thumbs Up


Video from a year ago I just found

anders884
8 posts
14 Apr 2019 4:35PM
Thumbs Up




New wetsuit.
Coming to a store near you soon

Filow
34 posts
Wednesday , 17 Apr 2019 4:36PM
Thumbs Up

when this will be available ?

DavidJohn
VIC, 16089 posts
Wednesday , 17 Apr 2019 9:15PM
Thumbs Up

Select to expand quote
Filow said..
when this will be available ?


I've heard May or June in limited numbers.. but most likely later in the year.

JB
NSW, 1941 posts
Site Sponsor
Thursday , 18 Apr 2019 7:07AM
Thumbs Up

Mine is leaving the factory today/tomorrow. I will be flying next week. There is a lot to take in, but your Naish Dealers will have full info on the WING-SURFER early May but also limited info NOW!

Important to know, this is not a replacement to Kiteboarding or Windsurfing! It is an addition to our quivers to even further open up riding.

Yes, it is a lot of fun and really really easy.

It opens up a whole new world of ocean riding that you never knew existed. Naish have been going easy on the marketing until their product is ready for commercial release. They've been working on this for years, and with over 2 decades of kite development and revolutionary materials of today have finally perfected the Naish Wing-Surfer that simply dwarf's the competition. But you haven't even seen 1/4 of what these wings can do. Prepare to be amazed! Think outside the square.

VIP - you can pre-order your now through your local Naish Australia Dealer. There is limited numbers that will be here in June, then more in July. But they are selling out fast!! If you want to be in the first deliveries, then get your deposit in now at you local dealer (first shipment already 2/3's sold out).

Stay tuned!

Ride safe,

JB

juandesooka
208 posts
Thursday , 18 Apr 2019 6:15AM
Thumbs Up

Select to expand quote
JB said..
VIP - you can pre-order your now through your local Naish Australia Dealer. There is limited numbers that will be here in June, then more in July. But they are selling out fast!! If you want to be in the first deliveries, then get your deposit in now at you local dealer (first shipment already 2/3's sold out).




Got any details on price? (if already posted and I missed it, apologies)
Or is it:
"sign on the line for a real good time"
"if you have to ask you can't afford it"?

:-)

Seajuice
NSW, 362 posts
Friday , 19 Apr 2019 9:17AM
Thumbs Up

Why has he got his leash on his front leg?

gibo
ACT, 185 posts
Friday , 19 Apr 2019 10:10AM
Thumbs Up

Select to expand quote
Seajuice said..
Why has he got his leash on his front leg?


On his off-tack, although I doubt Robbie has such a thing. Similar to kiting on a surfboard, you can switch feet to always face the kite or wing.

Seajuice
NSW, 362 posts
Friday , 19 Apr 2019 10:24AM
Thumbs Up

Oh yeah. Why didn't I think of that. Can't change the wind angle. Haa!
Just shows what I know about wind surfing.

Windgenuity
NSW, 233 posts
Site Sponsor
Today , 24 Apr 2019 9:28AM
Thumbs Up

Here's a great vid (poor recording on my part) of Robby Naish answering some common questions about the WingSurfer

Important to note that Naish see this Naish in somewhat a different way to some of our competitors. Although majority of the marketing you are seeing is Foil Based, the Naish wing is far more than that.

We are roughly 85% sold through the first shipment that is ETA 1st June. I believe they will not last long, so if you're keen on one, speak with your local dealer and get a deposit down to secure yours now!



Enjoy,

Ride Safe,

JB



Subscribe
Reply

Forums > Stand Up Paddle Foiling


"Who's ready for another sport?" started by Windgenuity