WSW hears from Raphael Salles, founder and CEO of F-ONE International, at the July distributor meeting in Mauritius, where the crew was introduced to wing surfing with the F-One Swing.
While F-One has been around since the very beginning, it is now celebrating 10 years of production of their signature Bandit kite. As the company continues to improve and refine the 2017 Bandit, this year it has added a full line of Foilboard products that explore every niche of the hydrofoiling market. In addition to a new kite and some tech tweaks to the twin tips, F-One is also launching the Mitu Surfboard in a long awaited and exciting carbon construction. Owner/Founder/Designer Raphael Salles walks us through the highlights of F-One’s 2017 lineup.
Inside issue #54 of IKSURFMAG you will find a bad to the bone review explaining all you need to know about the 2016 Signature 5’8” kitesurf board. “Sometimes the simple more classic shapes are the ones that work the best!” -IKSURFMAG
F-One Owner & CEO Raphael Salles explains why F-One is going all in with the Foil program and the origin and designing choice behind the new foil kite
TE TAINUI | Sharing The Ocean Once again the F-ONE team went off to discover new landscapes and live an extraordinary adventure. Raphaël SALLES put on his captain’s hat for the time of a far-off journey to meet his Tahitian team and experience the magic surrounding their idyllic islands. Accompanied by his faithful sidekicks as […]
Check out Raphael Salles in the latest issue of iksurfmag. He is one of the Kitesurfing Originals!! Issue No.42 Available online now!