The IQ Foil Class is the new Olympic windsurf class that is preparing for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games which will be windsurf foiling. We are a large supplier of the equipment and have great knowledge in this class. The blog will give you a quick glance and what it is and if it is for you.

2020 iQFoil – Starboard Foils

The IQ Foil Class is the new Olympic windsurf class that is preparing for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. The new class is set to take off and out the water using foiling to make it more interesting, faster and a greater wind range. Foiling gives the sport a whole other dimension of depth, know how and technicality.

The IQ Foil class has 4 different classes within itself. These are Men’s, Women’s, Youth and Junior, these all vary their sail size, foil, and board size to suit the riders.

Class

Sail Size (m2)

Board

Foil

Men’s

9.0

iQ FOIL 95 BOARD

Iqfoil Carbon Foil

Women’s

8.0

iQ FOIL 95 BOARD

Iqfoil Carbon Foil

Youth

8.0

IQ FOIL 85 YOUTH

Iqfoil Aluminium

Junior

5.0/6.0/7.0

IQ FOIL 85 YOUTH

Iqfoil Aluminium

 

All items and more info avilable here:

https://www.pooleharbour.co.uk/collections/iqfoil

There is a lot of information and complexity involved with the equipment. Hopefully the videos provided by Starboard below will help explain all of it to you.

 

This first video describes the basics of Windsurf Foiling to help any aspiring windsurfers develop their skills and knowledge. It starts from your First flights and develops all the way to Foiling Gybes.

 

START WINDSURF FOILING | First Flights | Foiling Up And Down Wind | Foil Gybe

 

List Of Contents:

How To Set Up The iQFOiL 85 SurfaceToAir for foiling

Getting in and out of the water with your foil safely

Foiling Basic Rules

First Flights

Sustained flights

Increase Speed

Foil Upwind

Foil Downwind

Foil Tacking

Foil Gybing

 

This Second Video walks through the equipment involved and hot to best set it up for your style and conditions.

iQFOIL CLASS JUNIOR TO YOUTH TO OLYMPIAN | EQUIPMENT AND TUNING

 

List Of Contents:

Tuning your iQFOiL 85 SurfaceToAir for different wind strength

Footstraps

Foil Rake

Fuselage and Shims/ Backwing Angle

Mast Foot Position

 

The third video walks through the racing formats of iQ Foils and the different course.

THE iQFOiL CLASS: DIFFERENT FORMATS AND COURSES 

 

List Of Contents:

Course Racing

Slalom (Sprint & Downwind)

Marathon

Medal Race

By India Hudson

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