KiteSOFAing with Progression – 05 Carbon Masts

Carbon vs aluminium masts

This one is for all the kite foilers or wannabe foilers. Is it time to upgrade from that aluminium mast and go carbon?


Progression coach, Rob Claisse, is back with more bang-on tips to improve your riding while locked down. Rob’s been testing the new F-One carbon mast for the past 6 months, after 3 years riding aluminium. Three big advantages have become blazingly clear to him – watch and find out why he is a convert!



He also gives a quick round-up of some of the technical details of the new F-One carbon masts and compares them to the aluminium offerings.


Learn to Kitefoil with Progression

Foiling Toeside and the Foiling Foot Change

New F-one v3 Kitefoil Collection


Progression say: Learn to progress your kitesurfing from your sofa!



Email us your questions for the next episode – tricks you are struggling with, mistakes you are making, or anything you think we might be able to help with. Send over any video clip or record a short video asking your question.

Check out our full range of kiteboarding, kitesurfing and kitefoiling coaching videos and become a better kiter today even if you can’t get out on the water.


Kitesofaing is Progression’s new web series, offering constructive techniques you can practice at home during the COVID-19 lockdown (though nothing to stop you carrying on when things go back to normal). The plan is for two videos each week:

• The Weekend video will be focused on “doing”, activities you can try and practice at home
• The Mid-week video will cover a range of topics and focus more on better understanding through detailed theory briefings and question and answer sessions – submit your questions to Rob at

Thanks to:
Music: Brooklyn Nights by Chelsea McGough (via Soundstripe)
Producers: Rob Claisse & Michelle Blaydon
Kiters: Rob Claisse, Titouan Galea


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