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…

SORT BY:

All Tests

Vayu Aura X

Unashamedly high end, the Aura X is a versatile speed machine across disciplines with punchy power delivery and handling attributes that any progressive rider is going to benefit from.

View Test >>

RRD Blast 1150

The Blast 1150 is a versatile foil that opens up the range of conditions in which you can wing and SUP downwind thanks to its generous low end and low stall. As a first foray into high aspects, this foil ticks all the boxes.

View Test >>

North Mode

Way more than a race wing, the Mode performs in every sector with power and precise control and is an intelligent use of groundbreaking new materials at their disposal.

View Test >>

RRD Gold Wing

Its easy handling does make it suited to all levels of riders. For those looking for a powerful, easy handling wing to push their freestyle and foil fast, this wing is probably one of the best on the market.

View Test >>

Range Review: Armstrong MA series

It’s a system that takes some dialing into, but once you make time to achieve that physical adjustment, you’ll quickly feel comfortable and learn to trust the system, then you can unlock a pile of performance.

View Test >>

Double Dip: Unifoil Progression 140 & 170

The Unifoil Progression foil provides incredible versatility and performance. Whether you're a beginner, intermediate, or advanced rider, this foil is guaranteed to elevate your foiling experience.

View Test >>

Double Dip: Lift 150HA-X & 110HA-X

Riders looking for a fast but cruisy surf and downwind wing can’t go wrong with the 150HA-X. For riders looking to break speed records, race, and rip a foil that unlocks faster lines, the 110HA-X is the one for you!

View Test >>

Double Dip: FFB WCFC Frequent Flyer & J.A.T.O.

Whether it's surf foiling in ankle high to overhead waves, prone downwinding, or winging it as a strapped or unstrapped sinker, the resurrection of the West Coast Foil Club is here to stay.

View Test >>

ION Rave Harness and Long John

The ION Rave harness does a great job of relieving fatigue on longer sessions and transferring that load to your waist rather than your arms, and for summer comfort, the long johns and jacket combo makes a fabulously practical pairing.

View Test >>

Vayu V3

Whether you're a seasoned wingfoiler seeking to elevate your skills or a newcomer looking for a reliable, user-friendly wing, this product ticks the boxes and combines speed, comfort, stability, and versatility in a well engineered package.

View Test >>

Triton X-1 Mono Foil

Riders that are willing to adapt to a new foil concept will unlock a new level of fun in smaller waves or flat water, and new foilers will appreciate the simplicity and safety of the monofoil design.

View Test >>

Eleveight WFS V4

The WFS V4 is an impressive wing that enhances the thrill of pure freeride wingfoiling. Its sleek design, excellent maneuverability, impressive power, stability, and durability make it a solid choice for both beginners and experienced riders.

View Test >>

Tabou Tiny

Overall the Tiny lives up to its name, and the board's low volume and excellent construction and design provide a balanced and truly impressive riding experience.

View Test >>

RRD Beluga LTD (+ Helmet & Impact Vest)

The Beluga LTD is a solid responsive board that has been made to cater for pushing the limits of your riding, be it freestyle or wave riding with the design features catering towards recovery and forgiving touchdowns.

View Test >>

AXIS ART PRO 1201

It initiates turns far more eagerly in the roll axis, it’s far more stable on tip breaches, and for a foil with so much span feels incredibly agile. We can’t wait to get a spin on the smaller sizes...

View Test >>

North SF-Series SF930

Having such a broad speed spectrum and good low end makes these wings incredibly fun for landing jumps, lightwind winging, and downwinding. For foilers that are looking for a solid all-around kit they won’t outgrow, the SF series is a great option.

View Test >>

Ozone Fly V1

Its simple to initiate on and off power characteristics, and high levels of stability made it a wing we would happily grab particularly when the conditions look dubious, as you know it’s going to handle it with grace.

View Test >>

FreeWing AIR V3

Without having to choose between soft and hard handles, the FreeWing AIR V3’s appeal and its scope of use is broad. It’s a wing you can throw into pretty much any situation with predictable results and a worthy upgrade to the FreeWing series.

View Test >>

Appletree Apple Skipper Wing

If your focus is wave riding, and you want to make more radical and tight turns, lose board swing weight alongside air resistance without a huge compromise in low end, then look no further.

View Test >>

Indiana 3’7 Pump Foil

This board is excellent for pump foiling. What also stands out in this board is the incredibly light and strong carbon construction, giving the rider an incredible level of feedback from the foil.

View Test >>

Takuma Kujira II

We found the Kurija II to be an excellent step forward, both in terms of the new direction with the set-up, but also in terms of the relative ease of use coupled with impressive performance characteristics.

View Test >>

Naish Matador LT

The original Matador was a wave machine through and through, the Matador LT takes that to a new level. It is the perfect option for riders looking for a great wave riding wing that is lightweight and simple.

View Test >>

GA Foils Poison

If you are looking for a radical, performance-driven wing with exceptional wave-riding capabilities the Poison is an excellent option for riders of all skill levels.

View Test >>

Slingshot Flying Fish V2

This is an excellent board for riders looking for a one-board quiver, prone foilers that want to catch waves easily, or wingfoilers looking for a board that will facilitate the deep-water start.

View Test >>