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Get off to a flying start with an introductory lesson from Windfoilen Nederland

Learn to wind foil

Get off to a flying start with an introductory lesson from Windfoilen Nederland

Learn guaranteed wind foiling in 1,5 hours for only € 92,-

Learning wind foiling is like learning to ride a unicycle on a single-cycle. Wind foiling is still a form of windsurfing, but balance and equilibrium are becoming much more important. Experience shows that most learn to wind foil quickly and safely by following a wind foil introduction. We wind foil introduction lessons are given by experienced CWO certified instructors.

In small groups of up to 4 participants, you’ll receive expert instruction and guaranteed to learn wind foiling. You will learn with us on top equipment from Starboard and Severne (board and wind foils), with your own rigging. After a short introduction, you will take to the water with the instructor and make your first flight meters on the wind foil. To learn how to wind foil, it is necessary to be able to windsurf. We expect you to be able to plane on a funboard at a minimum. You need these skills to learn how to wind foil.


We start the Windfoil introduction lesson with explanations about the material, the operation and of course give the basic instructions

  • Theory about how wind foil works
  • Explanation of the difference in equipment compared to windsurfing
  • Instruction how to get on the foil
  • Instruction on how to stay stable in the air
  • Aspects

Practice on the water

You will practice most of the lesson yourself on the material provided by us. The instructor is going to take me out on the water to give instructions

  • Each student gets his own set
  • Practice getting up quickly
  • Practice with stable and foiling for as long as possible
  • Improving pump technology for fast planning
  • Learning to steer and use hostages
Wind Foil Introduction Lesson

Top windfoil material

At Windfoilen Nederland you learn on the best wind foil material.

  • Wind foil boards from Starboard and Severne
  • Wind foils from Starboard, Severne and F4 Foils
  • Wind foil equipment and helmet is included in the price
  • Suitable rigging can be rented
  • Wetsuit you can possibly rent with it
  • After the lesson we are happy to give advice on material

Lesson dates Windfoil introduction lesson

  • Sunday 9 June ’24
  • Sunday 30 June ’24
  • Sunday 22 September ’24
  • Private lessons are always possible

Lesson times Wind foil introduction lesson

Clinics will be given on the 3 different lesson dates at the following times:

  1. Clinic 1:10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
  2. Clinic 2: 12:30 PM – 14:00 PM
  3. Clinic 3: 15:00 PM – 16:30 PM
wind foil lessons at Windfoilen Nederland

Costs participation wind foil introduction lesson & rent

ItemCost per lesson
Introduction lesson wind foiling (incl wind foil, board and helmet)€ 92,-
Rent suitable rigging*€ 26,-
Rent wetsuit*€ 9,-
Rent harness* / life jacket / surf shoes*€ 5,-
* If you do not have this yourself

Frequently asked questions learning wind foiling

Do you need to be able to windsurf?

What is the minimum windsurfing level you need to have to learn wind foiling?

How old do you have to be to participate in wind foil lessons?

Is learning wind foiling heavy and intensive?

I haven’t surfed for a long time, can I participate in a wind foil?

What if there is too much or too little wind?

What is the maximum group size?

Easily book an introduction to wind foiling lesson

Step 1

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Fill in the booking form and choose the date you want to start. And whether you want to rent a rigging and / or wetsuit.

Step 2

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After you have completed the booking form, you will receive a confirmation of participation within 24 hours.

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One day before the lesson you will receive an e-mail. If the lesson does not take place because of the wind, your lesson will continue to the next scheduled date.

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You can pay for the wind foils at the location at the start of the lesson, preferably with PIN.

Our teaching and testing locations

Windfoilen Nederland uses 2 locations where the lessons are given and where wind foil and wingfoil material can be tested by appointment. The location where the lesson or test appointment takes place is determined based on the wind forecast and wind direction.

Location Gooimeer Almere Haven

Our ‘home base’ spot. With the most wind conditions and wind directions, the activities take place in Almere on the Gooimeer.

The water is deep enough everywhere to foil safely. Via a sandy beach you can easily get on the water.

You can also use the changing room and showers of the windsurfing club. There is enough space to park (for free).

Address: Gooimeer Almere Haven: Gooimeerdijk West, Surfstrand Haven 2, 1353 CT Almere Haven.

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Lesson location Tulpeiland Zeewolde nw logo

Location: Tulpeiland Zeewolde

This location in Zeewolde is an ideal location where foiling is very good with wind directions from North to Southeast. You can easily enter the water via a sandy beach of about 20 meters wide.

Due to a breakwater 100 meters from the shore, the water is almost always flat. Ideal for learning wing foiling or wind foiling. At this location it is sufficiently deep everywhere for wing- or wind foiling.

At this location there is plenty of (free) parking space.

Address: Zeewolderdijk, Zeewolde. Coordinates: 52.348000, 5.537199

Windfoil introductory lesson