Wing Surf / Foil FAQ's
Q. I want to learn to foil, but I've never used a wing before?
A. We all have to start somewhere, learning to foil is not easy, so a good degree of wing handling is essential. If you are a total newbie to the wing then your journey begins with a non foiling wing surf lesson. Once you are comfortable using the wing sailing both tacks we can then progress you onto foiling, of course peoples ability and balance levels are different so you may only need a few hours wing practice before being able to have a foil lesson.
Q. What Should I bring for my Wing Foil lesson?
A. You will need swimwear, a suitable wetsuit, and a towel or changing robe and warm cloths to change into, as changing is outside. Any medication you are taking, suncream and water on the hotter days. Your own kit if you have chosen this option, all safety equipment is provided (BA & Helmet)
Q. When should I arrive?
A. Please arrive at least 20mins before the start of your lesson, to give yourself time to change.
Q. Where can I leave valuables?
A. Any valuables and clothes can be securely left in our vehicle which is locked during the lesson.
Q. Is there parking nearby?
A. Yes, the Marazion beach location has public parking at our meeting point in The Station House carpark.
Q. What equipment is provided?
A. All equipment is provided for your lesson if you have chosen the lesson with kit hire, Wing, board, foil, buoyancy aid, helmet.
Only safety equipment is provided if you have chosen to use your own kit.
Q. Do I need to wear a wetsuit?
A. Yes, a suitable wetsuit is needed, if you do not have a wetsuit we have a small selection of wetsuits that can be hired for £10
in the summer months.
Q. Will it be cold?
A. In the early season, April, May the water temp will be cold, however you should not feel overly cold in the wetsuit.
Q. What fitness level do I need?
A. Wingfoiling is a physically demanding sport, although we have delivered lessons to clients well into their 60's with a good degree of physical ability.
Q. What is the minimum age?
A. 18yrs old.
Q. How long is the lesson?
A. Wing foil coaching is 3hrs. (1hr dry tech talk and practice, followed by 2hr water time)