New for 2018 F-One presents the WTF!? Lite Tech kiteboard. With a fresh freestyle new school outline, this board is designed to be versatile and efficient for greater pop. It features raised tips for smooth landings along with thinner rails associated to the central and tip channels help to get a grip along with edging. The board’s greater width helps with early planing and landing stability. The flat deck with its offset bolt pattern are designed to accommodate boot bindings. Finally, the double concave makes it comfortable and an excellent freeride board too.
Mitu ‘The Maestro’ Monteiro is a pioneering veteran of strapless wave riding and freestyle. In this video, he talks us through how he chooses his boards and what’s in his quiver bag at Kite-Surf World Tour events.
F-One makes high end full carbon race foil board models, but I am not much of a racer, the pocket series allows me to carve my face off and maximize the fun weather strapped or strapless.
Jean Rathle takes his new 7’11 Matira Inflatable on one hell of a tour around the South Eastern USA! Follow his journey and find out why this board was the perfect travel companion. The options are endless from foil surfing to wind foiling to even a little fishing!
Two of the industries top Kite Magazines have reviewed our new IC6 Hydrofoil! This NEW Technology enables us to mix carbon fibers with an injected base material to reach a unique blend of characteristics, combining the strength of carbon fibers with a bombproof base material. The IC6 Technology offers great resistance and stiffness with extreme durability.
The F-one foil family offers a diverse selection of various mast lengths, fuselage lengths, mast base mounting types and multiple wing sizes to optimize the performance to your skill level and style of riding. The combo that we tested is F-One’s general freeride foil package mated with the sandwich style construction TS foilboard.
The Furtive features a high aspect ratio for high performance and 5 struts to control the profile. The leading edge arc is reduced to develop the maximum of power for a given area. Its profile has been developed to ensure maximum traction at the edge of the window. Its W5 bridle is totally innovative and brings together the function of a bridle and a 5th line! We have called it W5 due to its W pattern which includes a central line to control the leading edge arc, like a 5th line. It provides perfect distortion control and the central line further helps with the depower of the kite.
Source: thekiteboarder.com TKB REVIEW: 2018 F-ONE TRAX HRD LT APRIL 3, 2018 Sizes Available: 135 x 39cm, 136 x 40.5cm, 137 x 42cm, 140 x 45cm Sizes Tested: 136 x 40.5cm, 140 x 45cm F-One Says: New for 2018 is the Trax HRD Lite Tech. Its optimized deck design features better volumes and core thickness […]
Day one heats were posted and every heat was stacked. The odds weren’t looking good for the average Joe, John, Phil, or Jeff. Bluerush and F-One ripper, Phil Tressenrider started off the day with a good heat nabbing some good waves on his way to a solid second. Then Haakon went to town on his heat with a newly styled and neatly manicured facial growth, clearly a sign that teenaged Haakon is gone and man Haakon is here. Zane Schweitzer was in my heat and he was a bundle of nerves looking at my hat. He knew he was in for a tough heat and I had him dead to rights when the heat started on account of getting a wave right at the buzzer. Unfortunately, there were still 18 minutes and 49 seconds left for him to dismantle the next five waves which meant the heat went to him. I was happy with second.
The F-One 51 TS foil board is a unique model blending the great qualities and resilience of a tough top sheet construction with the ease of use and performance of all F-One foilboards.
“Very quick, lots of depower, loves to jump, a bit punchy but fast responsive boost and really fun kite on the more aggressive side.” // Dray Murray
Source: iksurfmag.com At A Glance Over the last few years, F-One have been growing their range of kites, boards and foils. We have seen many new additions such as the Breeze, Furtive, and now the WTF!? range. The WTF!? range is all about out and out freestyle riding; we now see a Linx freestyle bar, […]