GONG FOIL ALLVATOR FRONT WING RISEFront wings dedicated to progression.
GONG FOIL ALLVATOR FRONT WING X-OVERThe easy and versatile front wings.
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What sizes of foil wings?
Beginners will have the fastest progression with an XL front wing (any rider between 50kg and 100kg) and a 45cm Stab Rise.
The Rise range for total beginners:: very easy and efficient wings at low speed
- The M is for people under 65kg.
- The L is for riders under 75kg.
- The XL is for riders over 75kg.
The X-Over range for athletic beginners or with some foil experience: very easy and efficient wings at low speed, but with a nice top speed.
- M is for riders less than 65kg.
- L for small riders from 65kg to 75kg.
- XL for riders from 75kg to 85kg.
- XXL for very large riders over 85kg in soft waves.
We will use a larger foil in low ranges, soft conditions. And conversely a smaller foil in those recommended for stronger conditions. The important thing to remember is that the choice of your front wing depends on your size which requires lift and your average speed which generates lift.
Understanding front wing sizes
“I designed our foil wings naming them S M L XL etc … so that everyone can easily find their way around.
You have to see it as follows : after progressing on a Curve L, you might want to evolve on a Fluid for example. Well, the size you need for the Fluid would be L again.
Indeed, it’s the change of program that is judged: you go from a versatile and easy surfer wing, to a faster and very manoeuvrable wing. But your weight remains the same, so does your spot, and the wind range in which you use it too.
The right size for you in one model is therefore the size that is right for you in all GONG models.
That being said, you probably also want a light wind or a strong wind front wing. The variation in available power will require you to adjust the size of the wing of your foil. (It is not an absolute requirement by the way.) In this case, you want another size, M or XL for example.
But remember that I have scaled all the wings on a single equivalence grid. An L is an L.
You will tell me yes but the Fluid L is much smaller than the X-Over L !!! It’s true and that’s precisely my job: to estimate exactly your progress when you decide to switch from one to the other and to calibrate the sizes so that you feel like in slippers with your new wing in a new program. You go from an athletic beginner to a radical carver, it is logical that the necessary surface for your performances will drop considerably. And I am the one doing the math to adjust the ranges. ” L’Ours.
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