How to DOCK START a foil board – Tom Court

Some 101 from Tom Court here, as he gets to grip with the tricky DOCK START…

In this weeks video I was learning to dock start a foil board. Pretty crazy thing when you first try as it really does not feel like it is going to work. However in this video I go over my 5 top tips to getting started as I learn to do it out in Greece. Having lovely blue warm water definitely helps this as it is pretty miserable in cold water… but once you get it it clicks!

I am using a Fanatic Surf Foil wing, 2000 with a large 350 tail wing and a short fuselage, it has a long beam for stability and a 0.05 degree elevation on the rear wing. I weight 90kg’s and it took me a few days to get constant at it because it is tiring!

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