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…


All Tests


The 1310 combined with the Advanced fuse definitely cement AXIS among the most versatile and complete foil ranges on the market.

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Armstrong Performance masts

Armstrong’s Performance masts are both stiff and elegant, and offer a tangible step up in all-round performance.

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CORE Spectrum 1250

CORE has produced a well thought out, all round foil that is confidence inspiring as well as easy and fun to ride with sizes and options to suit all riding levels complementing the XC wing and Roamer board.

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FreeWing PRO 4m + AK Durable Supply Co. Ether Low Back Harness

In practice we found this wing extremely powerful in the hands, driving power through your front arm and producing as much grunt as anyone could require.

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North Nova LW 7m

The big Nova LW is surprisingly easy to handle, ridiculously grunty and pushes the boundary of what’s currently possible when wingfoiling in light winds.

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Slingshot LTF 6’

The LTF is a perfect platform for families looking for one board that is easy for everyone from kids, beginners, or experienced adults to ride, and can easily be packed up, transported, and deployed.

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CORE XC wing

The XC is an easy-to-use wing with a robust, high-quality construction that is synonymous with the CORE brand.

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RRD Blast 900 & Quicklock Plate

The Blast 900 is well suited for anyone looking for a foil that provides performance and efficiency on lighter wind days thanks to its wide speed range and glide.

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GA Cross 2023

Overall, the Cross is a powerhouse, and it provides an excellent benchmark for what we expect to see from wings as the year progresses.

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Fliteboard Ultra L

With Series 3, Fliteboard has covered all bases in providing the most performance-oriented and customizable e-foil available to date.

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Range Review: Fliteboard Flow 900, 1100 & 1300

Fliteboard’s Flow series of foil wings really impressed us with their surfy feel and are a great way to get people into foiling with surf foiling in mind, or for those wanting to get their foil fix on flat days.

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Double Dip: North Sonar HA850 & HA1050 (+ Sonar CF85 Edition Mast)

North are the first to admit they are a little late to the party with their HA range, but they’ve arrived in a gold limousine, extremely well dressed and with a massive fanfare and probably some fireworks.

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Double Dip: Cabrinha X-series MKII 930 & 1240

The new Fusion X-Series MKII foil system is a fantastic ecosystem for foilers. With wings suited for complete beginners, to the most hardcore wave chargers, the MKII can be customized to match every rider’s expectations.

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