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What is shimming and how does it work

What is shimming and how does it work

When you start with pumpfoiling, you will most probably just use the equipment that is provide either by the school where you take a lesson or in case you do the first attempts with your friends, just use their equipment. However, once you get more into pumpfoiling...

How dangerous is pumpfoiling?

How dangerous is pumpfoiling?

Besides many other questions like e.g. “how many attempts does it take to learn pumpfoiling?” or “how many minutes is your longest run?” also the question “how dangerous is pumpfoiling?” is frequently asked by people passing by the dock. In this article, we will have...

Pumpfoiling Survey 2023

Pumpfoiling Survey 2023

Pumpfoiling is becoming more and more popular and more often you can spot someone "flying" with a board over the water, only propelled by the movement and energy of the rider. After 2022, we wanted to conducted again a survey to find out more about community and to...

Short or Long Mast for Pumpfoiling?

Short or Long Mast for Pumpfoiling?

When I give training courses and people get to the point that they want to buy their own equipment, they often ask what different mast length exist and what they should go for. In this article I will discuss some aspects to consider when deciding for a long or short...

Dimensions of a foil and its meaning

Dimensions of a foil and its meaning

Most of us do their first foiling attempts by attending a training course or using a friend’s foil. At that time, most of us do not ask too many questions about the design of the front- or rear wing and also do not question, why there are so many different shapes. ...

Pumpfoiling in addition to other foiling sports

Pumpfoiling in addition to other foiling sports

Pumpfoiling, Windfoiling, Wingfoiling, Surffoiling, Kitefoiling, … there are many variants of foiling – but all of them have one thing in common: A lot of fun and the unforgettable feeling of flying over the water! But what is behind that passion and why is...

Insights into the pumpfoiling community

Insights into the pumpfoiling community

That the pumpfoiling community is growing is not a secret. People who stay regularly at lakes or rivers will spot out more and more brave people flying over the water. Observing first time a pumpfoiler is an impressive and fascinating moment. It happens quite often,...

Physics of a Hydrofoil

Physics of a Hydrofoil

Physics of a Hydrofoil Watching a foiler for first time from far away may does not reveal, that the foiler is actually not surfing on a board that is gliding on the water. No, actually the foiler is flying above the water surface, standing on a board connected via a...

Learn how to Dockstart

Learn how to Dockstart

Pumpfoiling looks indeed elegant and when foiling over glassy water, you can hardly hear the mast cutting through the water – an unforgettable feeling! However, when Pumpfoiling, there will be no way around the dockstart – unless you always want to be towed in by a...