Test Center

Welcome to Foiling Magazine’s Test Center, home to all our in-depth reviews of the latest foiling gear.

From foils, to wings, to foil boards, and everything in between, our global test team of professional riders offer their personal take on what shiny new kit you should be spending your hard-earned money on…

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Takuma Rise

The Rise proves itself an all-encompassing downwind experience which is great for downwinding but for much more too, and which reflects Takuma’s deep understanding of what riders seek in a foil board.

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SIC Raptor Wing V3

The SIC Raptor Wing V3 emerges from the test with a glowing report sheet, blending innovative design with a commitment to performance, stability, and longevity.

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Turbulences by Ben Thouard

Turbulences goes some way in exploring the strange, strange world that Thouard occupies, and serves as a reminder to the rest of us that there are still realms within our own atmosphere that remain exotic to the majority of us.

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Slingshot Phantasm PTM 899

The PTM 899 is a shining example of Slingshot's commitment to innovation, skillfully balancing glide, speed, and agility. While it was designed primarily for winging and riding swell, it impressively translates its performance to surf foiling and downwinding.

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Double Dip: Omen Operator 850 & 1050

Omen has masterfully crafted a product that combines advanced design with top-tier construction. Whether you’re aiming to enhance your winging prowess, shred through surf, or gracefully ride swells, these foils are designed to help you unlock your full potential.

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RRD Wind Wing Boom 

The new RRD Wind Wing Boom represents an excellent addition to the RRD line up, providing outstanding performance, stability, and durability. Moreover, the full boom system will make every maneuver and hand transition much easier for both beginners and experienced riders.

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ION Rush Vest

Far more broad ranging than a race-specific product, the ION Rush is a practical solution to sore arms, an elegant and slimline impact solution, and will undoubtedly extend your time and confidence on the water.

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SiFly Stellar S

The Stellar S provides an impressive addition to the SiFly line up. Paired with the sporty 700cm wing, it can reach some pretty incredible speeds while still feeling comfortable and nicely tuned in to the foil.

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Lift Foils 160 Camber Pro

The Lift Foils 160 Camber Pro is a stellar addition to the world of hydrofoiling, offering a unique ride that combines speed, agility, and precision. Distinct from the Surf Wing V2 series, it stands in a class of its own.

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GA Poison

The Poison feels solid in the hands and will suit a rider that likes to blast around with speed and wants an engaging experience. Its forward speed potential definitely suits a faster foil.

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Aerofoil Audi e-tron

The Audi E-Tron Competition Set is certainly not for beginners, but for the experienced foilers, this setup proved to be the perfect canvas for their skills. The ride was stable, perfectly balanced, and brimming with potential.

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AFS Silk

Whilst the design objective of the AFS Silk has that unapologetically strong wave bias, where it evidently thrives, we felt that it worked well as an all-round foil across disciplines and is a testament to Laurent Borgna’s design experience.

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Mistral Sultan

Mistral's collaboration with Sabfoil has created a great value proposition for their clients who are looking looking for an all round foil to push their riding whilst also investing in a modular system with a wide range of offerings to cover all disciplines.

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