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D-Lite

Starting from $729.00

DIAMOND

Starting from $949.00

Wild

Starting from $499.00

Winging comparison guide to help you choose the right wing

Do you want to starting wingfoil, and are you at the stage of choosing your wing? To choose the right wing foil, it’s important to understand the overall wingsurfing environment. It’s worth noting that the majority of today’s wing brands are produced in Asia (Slingshot, Armstrong, Cabrinha, North, Naish,…). As the market evolves rapidly, a number of new features have appeared in recent years: new materials, new concepts (use of battens), new profiles (leading edges designed, etc.) and new technology. In any case, when you’re looking to buy a wing, there are 3 important criteria to consider, and we’ll go into them in detail in this article.

How are wings made?

Today, different materials are used to define the price of a wing in terms of construction. We have traditional materials such as the canopy. This is a canopy similar to that used in the kitesurfing world. This is often the material used for entry/middle-range wings. However, its weight can vary. A higher-weight canopy is more durable over time, but also a little heavier. So you need to find the right compromise between lightness, stability and performance. In our range, this is the D-LITE wing.

In the same way, more advanced materials are emerging, such as Aluula and X-Ply. This is the WILD wing in our range. That will bring more rigidity.

You can also find wings that mix the two types of material. Our range includes the AFS DIAMOND, a lightweight, easy-to-handle, stable and high-performance sailing wing.

Do I need a whishbone (also known as a boom) or handles?

The Duotone brand was a pioneer in the development of wing kites with booms, i.e. with a bar reminiscent of the stiffness of a kitesurf bar or windsurf sail. Boom wings offer a simple transition for windsurfers wishing to discover this trendy discipline. Boom sails are generally a little heavier than handle sails, due to the weight of the wing. Wings with handles, on the other hand, are easier to grip and easier to maneuver. There are two types of handles: soft and semi-rigid, both of which we have in our range. In particular, semi-rigid handles let you enjoy the benefits of rigid handles without the drawbacks. It’s still a big debate between practices. We asked our team rider Alan to introduce the differences, advantages and disadvantages.

What kind of wing for my practice?

The choice of wing depends on your riding style. For a beginner/intermediate level pilot, you’ll be looking for a versatile, easy-to-use, lightweight wing (D-LITE in our range). It’s a perfect freeride wing. On the other hand, if you’re looking for a pure-bred wing, you’ll be destabilized by this type of wing, hence the development of our WILD wing in our range, which constantly generates ultra power. It’s made for pure speed experience. In fact, Emeric, our 3D design engineer, has the UK speed record at over 30 knots over 500 meters! Similarly, if you’re more into surf, wave or light wind, check the wing’s weight. The lighter the wing, the better the sensations, as it’ll be very easy to freefly.

At what air pressure should I inflate my sausage?

Most wings are inflatable. The brand normally recommends a pressure in PSI. We recommend 8 PSI for our AFS wings. The one-pump system allows the wing to be inflated at a single point, and the air is automatically distributed from the leading edge to the central batten.

Which size to choose?

To make the most of this sport, we recommend a 5 m2 kite for a weight between 70kg and 90kg. This is the most versatile size and will enable you to sail in a wide range of conditions. It will give you enough power to start in conditions of 10 to 20-25 knots, while remaining easy to handle thanks to its small wingspan(compact). If you’re over 90kg, we’d recommend a 6 m2. More surface area means more power when sailing. We don’t recommend larger wings for beginners, as they will also be more cumbersome. This can slow down take-off and maneuvering. For a pilot weighing less than 70kg, a 4 m2 wing may be just right for a wind range of 10 knots to 20-25 knots. However, you’ll quickly realize that a single kite isn’t enough if you want to sail from 10 to 45 knots. It is therefore advisable to add another size to your kite later on. If you’re looking for very light winds, you can also use wings specifically developed for this type of sailing, as well as longer boards that provide more glide on the surface of the water. This means faster take-off speeds.

Do I need a window on my wing?

Windows are not essential on a wingsurfing wing. It depends on several factors. Safety: Wings with windows offer better visibility, which can increase safety by allowing you to see other riders or obstacles in the water. However, with practice, you can also raise your wing to see what’s going on behind…Price and Weight: Wings without windows are generally cheaper and lighter, which can be advantageous for transport and handling. Storage: Windowless wings are easier to store because of their simple design. In conclusion, if safety and visibility are your main concerns, a windowed wing may be preferable. On the other hand, if lightness, cost and ease of storage are your priorities, a windowless wing may be more suitable.

What is the purpose of the harness end system?

As with windsurfing, some wings offer the option of attaching a harness. This is particularly useful for long-distance practice or long rides, for example, to provide comfort and rest the arms. Specific belt harnesses are available with a buckle, often 3D-printed, so that you can hang on to your harness during your session.

When you buy a wing, make sure there are a bag and leash included.

You can find all our AFS gear directly in our partner shops or online.

Be ready to fly!

Check our our wingfoil guide: from zero to hero.

F.A.Q.

Foil And Co is the parent company of AFS. Its main mission is to relocate the production of our board sports equipment to France. Today, the company has 42 employees and is based in Brittany. We develop, produce and market under AFS. We also have 2 other brands, AHD and SEALION.

AFS was born within the AHD entity in 2009, with the launch of the first windsurf foil combo (board plus production foil). The historic model is the AFS-1, a foil dedicated to light wind freeride practice, with small sail surfaces (5.5m² in 10 knots of wind). Its field of use was later extended to SUP foils, with the Sealion range of boards, making it the first Stand Up Paddle-compatible foil on the market (2011). 2017 saw the launch of the AFS-2, a new-generation foil developed and manufactured in France. With it, AFS takes off and becomes a fully-fledged entity dedicated to foils. AFS’s vocation is to offer a more high-performance foiling experience, while retaining top-notch accessibility and stability to provide all riders with a safe ride thanks to full carbon construction. Thanks to our know-how and high standards, we are the leading foil manufacturer in France. At AFS, our customers feel they are listened to and supported in their choice.

AFS Advanced is a branch of AFS working on the development of an innovative experience. It’s a concentration of AFS know-how taken to the extreme. Being one step ahead and opening up new horizons in the world of foiling: that’s the role of AFS Advanced. It’s our way of concentrating our know-how and expertise to produce the most advanced designs. It’s the essence and the future of AFS. The essence of our know-how, pushed to the limits of its performance.

Our head office is located in Brittany, more precisely in Pencran, Finistère. We are located Espace Joseph Rolland – 29800 PENCRAN

All AFS foils are manufactured at our company in Pencran, France. All AFS Advanced boards are also made here. Some of our boards are made in Tunisia at Terminatech, as are our covers. Finally, although we haven’t yet managed to make the leap, our wings are now made in China, although all R&D is carried out in-house.

Depending on your size/practice, you’ll find different information on the sheets presenting our ranges directly. If you have the slightest doubt, our team of enthusiasts is at your disposal via the website chat (blue logo) at the bottom of your screen.

All materials shown are in stock. Delivery takes place within 48 hours of the order being placed.

All our products are packed in reinforced cardboard boxes. We ship all over the world, sometimes between distribution, private individuals, boats and planes… All our products are protected with various types of foam.

Don’t hesitate to contact us after 48 hours from the order date if you haven’t heard from us :). To do so, you can write to us directly on our chat page, where a team is at your disposal.

If the delivery has been accepted, simply create a ticket on https://afs-foiling.com/contact. If you have not yet received the order, feel free to unpack the parcel in front of the carrier. In the event of the slightest impact, you can refuse the parcel – no financial charge will be applied. We have insurance for this. A new parcel will then be returned to you.

You can contact our dealer network or our ambassadors. We also organize AFS Days, where you can test all AFS equipment.

You can contact us directly via the website chat where a team of passionate practitioners is on hand to answer your questions. This is the blue icon at the bottom of your screen.

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