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Going Over Swell with Hydrofoil

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foilonfoil
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Re: Going Over Swell with Hydrofoil

Postby foilonfoil » Tue Sep 05, 2017 10:05 pm

Depending on the size of the swell and wind direction, you turn to run along the front and back face as if you were surfing a wave. More time to adjust the foil/board to the angle of the swell. If you approach it dead on, greater chance you are going to eat air on the back side.


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