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Beginner Hydrofoil - Which one ?

Postby orwell » Mon Mar 30, 2015 3:43 pm

Hello, i want to buy an hydrofoil, which one you recomend ?

I prefer it was from Aluminum.

Liquid Force ?

Sroka ?

Thanks in advance !

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Re: Beginner Hydrofoil - Which one ?

Postby revhed » Mon Mar 30, 2015 5:10 pm

http://www.thekitefoil.com/#!manta/c1e3r
Look carefully at each.
Read everything you can find about each,company history regarding KBHFs, reviews, ect.
If all goes as planned I,we will test fly this and hopefully many others and will post reviews next week.
I personally do not like the L F board at all and flat, almost flat wings even less.
R H

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Re: Beginner Hydrofoil - Which one ?

Postby boardjockey » Mon Mar 30, 2015 6:19 pm

orwell wrote:Hello, i want to buy an hydrofoil, which one you recomend ?

I prefer it was from Aluminum.

Liquid Force ?

Sroka ?

Thanks in advance !


Personally I don't put much weight in reviews. Just get something and starting riding. You will learn a lot quicker that way. :-)

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Re: Beginner Hydrofoil - Which one ?

Postby SupaEZ » Mon Mar 30, 2015 9:27 pm

revhed wrote:http://www.thekitefoil.com/#!manta/c1e3r
Look carefully at each.
Read everything you can find about each,company history regarding KBHFs, reviews, ect.
If all goes as planned I,we will test fly this and hopefully many others and will post reviews next week.
I personally do not like the L F board at all and flat, almost flat wings even less.
R H


I don't kitefoil yet but if i had the money now i would go for the Manta foil with board color green
Now 5 colors to choose from....i like that a lot
Just sayin that would be my choice

http://www.thekitefoil.com/#!online-sto ... y=12087148

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Re: Beginner Hydrofoil - Which one ?

Postby foilonfoil » Mon Mar 30, 2015 10:01 pm

Wait as long as you possibly can. I know a number of new foils coming online May/June. IMO, purchase a second hand MHL Lift or LF as once you learn, you will likely upgrade anyway.

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Re: Beginner Hydrofoil - Which one ?

Postby Peter_Frank » Mon Mar 30, 2015 10:37 pm

Disagree and would say the exact opposite - it does not matter much what you get.

What matters is to get the one you can get fast, as every minute you wait, is a minute wasted where you could be hydrofoiling :D

Almost like waiting for new and better computers, thus never getting one :(

Just don't get one that is too small, if you want it to be easy and also work in light wind.

8) PF

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Re: Beginner Hydrofoil - Which one ?

Postby foilonfoil » Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:23 am

Peter_Frank wrote:Disagree and would say the exact opposite - it does not matter much what you get.

8) PF


Actually I agree - The sooner you get started, the sooner you will be foiling. Just got to see some new foils coming soon and was blown away. The second hand MHL Lift's seem to be good value while maintaining their resale value.

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Re: Beginner Hydrofoil - Which one ?

Postby revhed » Tue Mar 31, 2015 8:58 am


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Re: Beginner Hydrofoil - Which one ?

Postby orwell » Tue Mar 31, 2015 2:40 pm

Thanks a lot guys !!


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