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How to go Up Wind - Wing Foil

Postby Dave_5280 » Mon Mar 22, 2021 7:17 pm


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Re: How to go Up Wind - Wing Foil

Postby fluidity » Tue Mar 30, 2021 9:12 am

:thumb: Good vid.
Important to angle the wing over like a cambered road ride rather than ride flat and try to edge like windsurfing or kiting.
Use the area of the wing on angle to get your lift and upwind angle, not the mast!


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