F-One UK

2017 Hydrofoil Carbon Freeride 600/95


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This full carbon foil gathers the best of design and technology to reach amazing racing performances

The Foil Freeride 600 Carbon is made of: 
- Mast Full Carbon 95 cm
- Front Wing Carbon Freeride 600 cm²
- Fuselage SST Carbon 42 cm
- Stabilizer Carbon Freeride 400 cm²
- KF-Box

Accessible, progressive, performing, light and maneuverable, the F-ONE kitefoil range has been created to provide the best dedicated weapon to all riders.

Foiling is more than a new discipline; it’s a whole new world. The F-ONE kitefoil range has been developed with the most experienced foil riders and every element of the foil has been designed to deliver the best imaginable experience out on the water whether you about to start or if you already master the magic of foiling.

With innovation deeply rooted into its DNA, the F-ONE team has worked tirelessly to design, engineer, test and optimize this new piece of equipment. The shapes and profiles have been carefully selected and optimized by F-ONE’s in-house naval architect, and the foil assembly concept was completely thought back towards ease of use. 

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We have developed and patented a brand new concept for the assembly of the mast, fuselage and wings because this is a critical aspect of the kitefoil. It drives the reliability and ease of use for assembling and taking the foil apart for transportation, as much as the repeatability of the trim between the front and rear wings.

The main benefit of the system is the one and only screw that maintains all the parts together: mast, front wing and fuselage.This screw is placed longitudinally and is therefore only stressed in tension instead of shear or bending. The whole foil can be tightened up with everything working in a sound mechanical way.

To gain some precision, robustness and packed-up volume, the screw is combined with a squared, conical assembling system, which has been proven as the best mechanical setup to lock any motion or degree of freedom between the parts, while also contributing greatly to tensional resistance. 

 

With Pre-preg fabrics, the carbon fiber is directly impregnated with epoxy resin by its manufacturer; this guarantees a perfect ratio between epoxy and carbon, and represents the highest quality process. The material is stored in cooled rooms and catalyzes at 120° C in a mold.

The Pre-preg fibers must travel in refrigerated trucks and be stored frozen. The refined ratio between carbon fiber and epoxy resin provides the lightest weight with the best mechanical properties of carbon fiber.

This technology takes advantage of the same principles as standard Pre-preg but uses a different type of fiber which is better suited to mold small parts with complex shapes. It allows us to build accurately smaller sized parts that are very reliable.

The advantages of these two technologies are their high end mechanical properties, but also their fast production cycle which allows us to work with a faster and more rational construction process.(1h to cure a pre-preg mast and about 10 minutes for a Forged Carbon part). This is crucial for delivering a high quality product.

Mast:

  • Length: 95 cm
  • Chord: Bottom= 11 cm / Top= 13.2 cm
  • Thickness: Bottom = 1.2 cm / Top=1.33 cm
  • Weight: 1.50 kg (K-F BOX) 1.70 kg (DEEP K-F BOX

 

Wing:

  • Area: 600cm²
  • Aspect Ratio: 5.6
  • Weight: 0.78 kg

 

Stabiliser:

  • Area: 300 cm²
  • Aspect Ratio: 5.8
  • Weight: 0.24 kg

 

Fuselage:

  • Length: 42cm
  • Weight: 0.47 kg

 

 

F-ONE kitefoils are equipped with the fully conical KF-BOX. Its shape makes it easy to connect and fits well with the thickness of the kite boards due to its moderate height. The KF-BOX offers a perfect, tight support.

 

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