Foil Lab


Foil labs run from 9am to 4pm and are available on the following days:


Why not come and be part of a new wave of sailors looking to challenge themselves, learn new skills and have an awesome time!

Core sessions of the FOIL-LAB will be focused on body-centric foiling classes. The aim of these first FOIL-LABS is to develop and pilot the content and coaching framework to help inform future delivery of foil class coaching aimed at existing sailors in Australia.

What is A FOIL-LAB?

A 1 day taster designed to give existing sailors the opportunity to try foiling in a controlled and safe way.

The focus of the clinic will be on:

  • Body Intelligence
  • Foiling Fundamentals
  • Relationship between the body and the foil
  • Exposing the Body to Unstable Foiling Environments in safe, scaled setting

What does it include?

  • Classroom and on water based sessions to cover theory, practice and simulations

What do I need?

Equipment will be provided but please bring your usual PFD, all participants will be expected to wear helmets which we will provide for the duration of the FOIL-LAB.

Who is this clinic best suited to?

  • Existing Youth Sailors aged 14-23 who are at an intermediate level and would like to explore the possibility of transferring  skills to the Foil Classes.
  • The FOIL-LAB has a maximum of 6 participants to ensure sufficient time for each person to practice the skills learnt in a safe and controlled manner.

If you have any questions relating to your participation in the FOIL-LAB please contact OTB Coordinator Laura Thomson:

[email protected] / (03) 9592 3092

Watch the Youtube clip via the link for a sneak peek!



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