There’s no doubt foiling has quite literally taken off in recent years, but for many it can still seem out of reach. When in fact, it’s never been more accessible.

As demand has increased, the range of equipment available has caught up and there are now accessible and cost-effective products well within reach of intermediate sailors and windsurfers. 

Foiling courses were introduced to the RYA's National Sailing and Windsurfing schemes in 2019. Our three progressive courses enable you to progress from your first foiling take off, to sustaining flights and entering the world of foiling transitions. 

More recently we've introduced wing foiling courses as part of the brand new WINGsurfing training scheme

Read on to find out more about our sail foiling, wind foiling and wing foiling courses.

 

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 SAILfoil courses

To feel the amazing feeling of flight, you'll need to be a Level 2 sailor, able to sail a dinghy in a breeze.

 

 

First Flights

An introduction to the concept of foiling, the equipment and all the knowledge you need to 'take off' for the first time.

 
Sustained Flights

Gain the skills and confidence to sustain foiling and feel comfortable steering. All transitions will be non-foiling.

 
Performance Flights

Control the foil with confidence in a wider range of conditions and unlock the knowledge and skills needed to sustain flight into tacks and foiling gybes.

 
 WINDfoil courses

To get started windfoiling, you'll need to be able to sail confidently in the harness and footstraps.

 

 

First Flights

An introduction to the concept of foiling, the equipment and all the knowledge you need to 'take off' for the first time

 
Sustained Flights

Gain the skills and confidence to sustain foiling, feel comfortable steering and maintain a good stance and ride height

 
Performance Flights

Control the foil with confidence in a wider range of conditions and unlock the knowledge and skills needed to sustain flight into tacks and foiling gybes

 
WINGfoil courses

Once you've developed the fundamentals of wingsurfing and are confident holding ground upwind, gybing and returning to a start point you're ready to take flight and learn to wingfoil.

 

First Flights

An introduction to the concept of foiling, the equipment and all the knowledge you need to 'take off' for the first time

 
Sustained Flights

Gain the skills and confidence to sustain foiling, feel comfortable steering and maintain a good stance and ride height

 
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