We are extremely proud to announce that we have won 2018 Best Kite Manufacturer and 2018 Best Board Manufacturer at the IKSURF MAG annual Reader Awards ! We are also second best brand, it means the world to us.
Connor Bainbridge in preparation for the Hydrofoil Pro Tour La Ventana – March 11-16, 2019. Bainbridge has been preparing for these upcoming events for quite some time now and is shooting for the gold at this years HFPT Mexico.
“I was in Indo for that amazing run of swell including the biggest in many years. For three weeks we surfed and foiled our brains out and both the waves that were best for foiling are pretty hollow and shallow so it was a learning curve for me but once I got them sussed out I had a great time. I stayed in the central Mentawis with Gideon from Bilou Beach bungalows and he is the best guide around and managed to find me this amazing right hander for both surfing and foiling and it was the perfect place to test my new F-ONE equipment for both. Its great to be able to travel with one board that is perfect for small wave surfing and foiling and with some quick turns of the screws you can switch from one discipline to another. The progression of foiling is happening so fast right now and its epic to be involved in the sport as we move forward and learn.” Grant Twiggy Baker
On the heel of his win at Nazare a few weeks back and his 4th place finish at Jaws, here is a great interview of Grant “Twiggy” Baker by The Kiteboarder / Brendan Richards, with a focus on his passion for kitesurfing. Twig loves the ocean, no matter what’s under his feet, with a special love at the moment for surf foiling. You can read the full interview here.
We could not be more proud of Grant ” Twiggy” Baker, who earlier today claims the Nazare challenge in Praia do Norte in Portugal in epic conditions. Twig is a member of the F-One foil team, an accomplished watermen and now considered a veteran in big wave competition. He has done it for so many years, his last win was in Puerto Escondido last year. He won Mavericks twice already, last time in 2013. There are so many young chargers who are gunning for the top prizes nowadays. big congrats Twig !
This winter escape to warm weather and good times. Enjoy the La Ventana Classic, a raucous, adventurous and unique windsport/paddle sport event. Set for January 16-20, 2019 in Baja Sur, Mexico, at a stunning event site situated between the azure Sea of Cortez and rustic foothills of the Sierra de la Laguna mountain range.
Looks like kite foiling is on at the 2024 Paris Olympics ! and without a one design, which we support. Yesterday, Sunday 4 November 2018, the Annual General Meeting of World Sailing confirmed the final line-up of events for the Paris 2024 Olympic Sailing Competition. The Annual General Meeting (AGM) is made up of delegates from member national authorities (MNA), with each MNA entitled to one vote. Although a decision was made in May 2018, World Sailing’s Regulations allow both the Events and Equipment to be amended at the 2018 Annual Conference by World Sailing’s Council before ratification at the AGM.
Created exclusively for foil surfing, the F-One Rocket gathers all the shape features that will help getting the most out of the foil. Rocket Surf Series sizes available – 4’2 (26.5L) – 5’0 (35.5L) – 5’8 (41L) – 6’4 (52L)
After the final stop of the Kite Foil World Tour in Sardinia, F-One racers come out on top! In the Men’s we have Connor Bainbridge from Great Britain who was hungry for the win this year catching the fleet by surprise! Connor finished 4th in Sardinia this past week moving him up to 2nd over all in the world! For the Women Kirstyn O’Brien from the USA has shown that hard work and dedication pays off taking the women’s title for 2018!
Foils and/or foil board can be fragile, they have sharp angles and they need protection ! Manera has you covered from the board bags to the foil and mast bags. And we have them in stock, they just arrived ! Contact your favorite dealer to get them