Armstrong's 10-ish Most Important Foil Design Specs

Foiling can be confusing. Like, really confusing some times. When you get into the breakdown of wing sizes, shims, aspect ratio, mast position, etc. there are so many little things that can go wrong and mess with your experience.

As a new sport, there is limited information on how hydro foil gear actually works. Worse off there is a lot of miss information out there that adds to the confusion.

In this video, Armie Armstrong and Matt Nuzzo fully geek out about what goes into the design plan for foils. Armie goes super tech and reveals the ten-ish most important design parameters that he looks at when designing foils while Nuzzi tries to keep up with the tech.

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