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...
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. ...