If you rig your kite the same way every session and have never experimented with different settings and attachment points, you could be missing out. Slingshot kites come equipped with different attachment points, on both the leading edge and the wingtip. These attachment points are...

RPM Attachment points explained by Sam Light. Ever wondered what your kite’s different attachment points are for? Sam Light discusses RPM kite tuning techniques and why you should try for yourself.   If you rig your kite the same way every session and have never experimented with different...

Learn to kite foil: Best conditions 2018 While it’s true you can learn to kite foil in just about any condition you can kiteboard in, there is definitely a sweet spot in wind speed when you’re learning. We have found that to be the 15-25 knot range,...

In case you needed an extra nudge, here are a few of our favorite benefits of learning to kite foil. Why you should learn in 2018 1. More time on the water It’s simple math that every kiter will love: Adding a foil to your quiver equals more...

  Smart people learn from their kitesurf foil mistakes; even smarter people learn from the kitesurf foil mistakes of others. We’re strong believers of that concept when it comes to learning how to kitesurf foil. Some things you just have to learn for yourself, like muscle memory, balance...

Learn the top three benefits of an adjustable track/pedestal for your kiteboard hydrofoil mount. Dial in your foil mount and you will enjoy the freedom of your own stance forever.   Here's Why: All kiteboarders are not created equal, and in hydrofoiling even small variations can translate to...

If you’re serious about kite foiling, you need to know about the best harness for kitefoiling. Discover the full freedom of movement with the original hardshell harness, with sliding rope combination.                 With an ever-growing wealth of tech talk about foiling, wing sizes and shapes, material type,...

Here are some pointers on how to buy your next new kite. The five biggest 5 tips, how to buy a kite 2020 is finally here! When it comes to gear, kiteboarders have never had more freedom to define their style and more options to choose...

Kite Foil Academy Reviews- it works! When we launched Foil Academy about a year ago, we knew we were filling a huge void. Over the last few years, foiling has exploded around the world, across multiple watersports. Brands and manufacturers- both big and small- have taken advantage...

As the leader in foil boarding,  we get asked a lot of questions about how to kite foil.  We asked our customer service team to compile a list of the most frequently asked questions they get about how to kite foil. Here are your How to...

Follow these Top 5 Tips for learning to kite foil from an industry insider who already made the mistakes for you. You’ve heard the expression “In one ear and out the other.” Well, that’s what one "ex-pro" kiteboarder (who shall remain anonymous for his protection) says is...

Footstraps for kitefoiling- when you should and should not use them. Foot straps, half straps or no straps- here’s a breakdown of the key pros and cons of each. It’s an age-old question in foiling: To strap or not to strap. In foiling’s early days, pioneers...

BEHIND THE BOARD - 2018 Karolina Pro The Karolina Pro has officially been in our lineup for 3 years and Karolina herself is more excited about this version than any of her previous boards. We caught up with Karolina and artist Alex Fox on their recent...

BEHIND THE BOARD - 2018 Refraction The Refraction has quickly become one of our most popular boards. Known as a solid all-around board designed to shred every condition on the planet, and take a major beating in the process, we understand why it's popularity continues to grow....

Learn How to Eliminate Kite Foiling Fear You've done your research and finally pulled the trigger on your new favorite toy, a Slingshot Hover Glide or Ghost Whisper Kite Foil. It's an epic day, sun is out, wind is perfect and it's time to ride. So why...

It’s safe to say that once you start kite foiling, your whole perspective on kiteboarding will change. Building a perfect kite quiver for foiling is one of the steps you will find on your list of to do's. You’ll ride longer, farther and faster than ever,...

Sam Light - For The Love of Kiteboarding Words: Alex Fox   Five years ago I was asked by a kiteboarding magazine to write a column for one of their issues. I remember being really torn on what to write about. They gave me free reign and didn't have an...

Learn to Kite Foil with Streamlined Course + New Tricks For new students, learn to kite foil faster:  We have reorganized the lessons to get you on the water in less than an hour! http://www.Foil-academy.com For existing students and progressing kite foilers:  We have added new TRICK...