wow thank you
by tom coyle
this was an amazing start to a journey I would like to take. thank you tony for your straight forward understandable lessons. combined with wonderful, beautiful video. you and your team have done a wonder job in helping people to learn to foil.
all the best to you and your team..............tom
Great course . . . and free too! Much appreciated
by Blake Auchincloss
I'm a long-time windsurfer who is thinking of giving foiling a try, but didn't want to buy a bunch of expensive equipment without learning a bit more about the "learning curve" first. Foil Academy is a great format and gave me a good feel for the difference between foiling windsurfing and standard windsurfing, a good idea for the additional skill sets needed to foil successfully, and a detailed overview of the equipment needed. I especially appreciated the tutorial videos about the step-by-step instruction from foil windsurfing beginners to the more advanced lessons on set-up and jibing. Thanks so much for the course . . . . I really appreciate the efforts to share your experience with "newbies" and the "free tutorial" format. Cheers and happy foiling!
by Jim Karabasz
This kind of info and R&D is how you properly grow a sport for everyone. We here at EXTREME WINDSURFING in New Jersey are 100% behind
by james kimball
Thanks for the great free tutorial. The learning curve is steep with the graduated mast system. It was 10 years since I had last windsurfed. I am windsurfing again for the very first time!
by Adolf Allesch
Tony is a great instructor. Suggestion, Need more specifics on tuning (foot straps vs. mast track, ect.). 25 yrs of windsurfing...always great to learn new stuff
Nice intro to the (sub) sport
by D mckee
Trying to decide on the investment ... poor land locked lake sailor. HUGE investment but I love the potential... interesting the bit on puff hunting. Since our season is Oct-early May, looking for a way to extend the season in our puffy (or non existent) summer winds and this seems to be a good fit. Older, more efficient (I usually sail about a meter smaller than my mates) ... like the idea of bring the younger into the fold ... not so crazy about the bleeding edge so glad to see the subsport maturing. I would like to see the discussion / Q and A posted (maybe with the identifiers stripped out to keep the intimidated from posting). I am really jazzed and have started my "change jar (laughs at self).
Nice work and thank you.
by William Henderson-Frost
This was great! I'm excited to join the movement. Going to Windance tomorrow!
The course is good, so is the gear!
by Carl Spiess
I purchased the Singshot wind foil even before the course was posted on the site.
I started the first day behind a boat with the 24 inch mast to get the sense of it.
Then I watched the course and this is my 4th day out on the wind foil with a sail:
I expect to be on the full sized mast on my 6th or 7th day. Gybing, well that will be a while.
Next generation is going to fly
by Jeremy Litchfield
Great.. Free..inspiration and well explained...Thank you and well done.
by Gary Home
there is quite a bit of mystery, some junk gear, and maybe a little sleight of hand in foils and so I appreciate the information, the personality, and approach you've put together - very nice work! thanks :)