How to foil - First flights

Top tips to get foiling

Check out this great video with RYA foiling coach assessor, Shaun Priestly, who shares his foiling top tips.

Shaun will take you step by step through how to get up in the air and get flying for the first time.

To recap

  1. Know your sailing angle
  2. Sail for windward heel
  3. Check your sail setting
  4. Body weight and trim

And just before you take off…

  1. Main sheeted to apparent wind
  2. Boat heeled to windward
  3. Take off on a beam reach

Check out more great videos on the RYA YouTube channel – RYA1875