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2020 Foiling Week Garda


The Foiling Week is a global event dedicated to fast foiling boats, their sailors, designers and builders. It is the place where the foiling community meet and discuss. And sail and have fun. Over time the community is growing and the place is becoming borderless.

Expo & Trials
Foiling Expo is an exhibition of boats and equipment. BeFoil, 10 ‘Pocket Foiler, Waszp and Candela powered by Torqeedo will be on display along the shore of the Fraglia Vela Malcesine with their designers and dealers available for information and details.

Together with Foiling Expo, the Foiling Boat Trials will allow participants to try the foiling boats on display: it is open to all sailors who want to enter the 3.0 sailing Each boat will be closely followed by a dinghy with an instructor who will guide the experience and ensure safety.

Gurit Forum
The forum this year is moving online and will be freely visible on Foiling Week social channels (Facebook, YouTube and Linkedin) with the purpose of enhancing the interaction with the foiling community about:

  • Ocean health/conservation
  • AC Innovations
  • Beach style foiling
  • IMOCA future
  • Eagle Class 53 Flying
  • Large foiling yachts
  • Foilingformats
  • Chubanga V4 kite foil innovation
  • AC commercial applications
  • Project QFX
  • Wide range foiling
  • Building foils

Learn to fly e foil tasting
Participants will have the possibility to make their “First Flight”. Foil tasting is the baptism of flight, 20 minutes on a Waszp with a dedicated coach from Europa Sail, the Italian distributor of Waszp.

If participants want a complete experience that puts them in a position to “fly”, Learn to Fly is a 90 minutes course, participants will have the opportunity to try foiling with professional trainers and different types of boats. In collaboration with Andrew Simpson Water Sports Center. The foilers available are RS Aero foiling, foil windsurfing and Laser foiling.

Foil pumping contest
Among the activities planned in Malcesine a foil pumping competition. On a foil board without a sail but with only the power of theilegs, anyone who wishes can try to establish the best time of the 100-meter long path that runs along the southern jetty of Fraglia Vela Malcesine.

This event will be held online on 17-20 September 2020.