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Best (strongest) Hydrofoil for Boosting

Postby darippah » Fri Aug 05, 2022 2:53 am

I've had bad experiences with Boosting with Hydrofoils

Broke 3 Moses Masts and now a Chubanga Fuselage

Anyone here have a recommendation of a RACE (Small and high aspect ratio) Foil for boosting that takes heavy Abuse from Boosting?

Both hard take offs and Hard landings...
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Re: Best (strongest) Hydrofoil for Boosting

Postby deniska » Fri Aug 05, 2022 4:27 am

also curious..
moses seems to have problems with masts, but their alu fuse is probably impossible to break (although it starts to corrode from scratches)...
Maybe Levitaz???

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Re: Best (strongest) Hydrofoil for Boosting

Postby Matty V » Fri Aug 05, 2022 8:28 am

Strong light cheap. Pick one..

Genuinely though you won’t find a race foil that is durable enough for boosting the only people that seem to get away with it are those that are exceptionally good and even then they’re not using their race foils

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Re: Best (strongest) Hydrofoil for Boosting

Postby evan » Fri Aug 05, 2022 12:12 pm

Levitaz R5 is pretty bomb proof compared to the other race foils, they also have a smaller speed cross wing that has a higher top speed. Maybe that is even better for jumping?

Not a cheap foil though....

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Re: Best (strongest) Hydrofoil for Boosting

Postby FLandOBX » Fri Aug 05, 2022 5:12 pm

darippah wrote:
Fri Aug 05, 2022 2:53 am
I've had bad experiences with Boosting with Hydrofoils

Broke 3 Moses Masts and now a Chubanga Fuselage

Anyone here have a recommendation of a RACE (Small and high aspect ratio) Foil for boosting that takes heavy Abuse from Boosting?

Both hard take offs and Hard landings...
Are you thinking the front wing size is the weak link, not so much the Moses Masts and Chubanga fuse? Just curious. I can't imagine breaking my Moses mast (carbon), but I usually boost with a foil kite and landings are soft (maybe not as high as you).

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Re: Best (strongest) Hydrofoil for Boosting

Postby juanpasala » Fri Aug 05, 2022 6:36 pm

Get yourself a levitaz bionic, or aspect.
Very sturdy and in the aspect 2 they advertise it for boosting

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Re: Best (strongest) Hydrofoil for Boosting

Postby deniska » Fri Aug 05, 2022 8:49 pm

FLandOBX wrote:
Fri Aug 05, 2022 5:12 pm
darippah wrote:
Fri Aug 05, 2022 2:53 am
I've had bad experiences with Boosting with Hydrofoils

Broke 3 Moses Masts and now a Chubanga Fuselage

Anyone here have a recommendation of a RACE (Small and high aspect ratio) Foil for boosting that takes heavy Abuse from Boosting?

Both hard take offs and Hard landings...
Are you thinking the front wing size is the weak link, not so much the Moses Masts and Chubanga fuse? Just curious. I can't imagine breaking my Moses mast (carbon), but I usually boost with a foil kite and landings are soft (maybe not as high as you).
I mostly boost on 15 soul and landing are soft.
My guess is that most pressure is actually at take offs.
Hitting rays does not help nether
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Re: Best (strongest) Hydrofoil for Boosting

Postby deniska » Fri Aug 05, 2022 8:56 pm

juanpasala wrote:
Fri Aug 05, 2022 6:36 pm
Get yourself a levitaz bionic, or aspect.
Very sturdy and in the aspect 2 they advertise it for boosting
Don't believe ads you see on TV
I bought 2 slingshot hypermilers after watching Adam W's Slingshot big air commercial..
Both shortly cracked under front foot :-(

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Re: Best (strongest) Hydrofoil for Boosting

Postby darippah » Fri Aug 05, 2022 11:38 pm

FLandOBX wrote:
Fri Aug 05, 2022 5:12 pm
darippah wrote:
Fri Aug 05, 2022 2:53 am
I've had bad experiences with Boosting with Hydrofoils

Broke 3 Moses Masts and now a Chubanga Fuselage

Anyone here have a recommendation of a RACE (Small and high aspect ratio) Foil for boosting that takes heavy Abuse from Boosting?

Both hard take offs and Hard landings...
Are you thinking the front wing size is the weak link, not so much the Moses Masts and Chubanga fuse? Just curious. I can't imagine breaking my Moses mast (carbon), but I usually boost with a foil kite and landings are soft (maybe not as high as you).
I don’t think it’s the wing size. I use the smallest race wing (Moses 637)

I believe it could be the aggressive take offs that cause the most stress
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Re: Best (strongest) Hydrofoil for Boosting

Postby edt » Sat Aug 06, 2022 1:35 am

Let us know what you end up with tks.


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