Aero on foils

The RS Aero is a modern lightweight dinghy with a carbon rig. At half the weight of a Laser, it is ideal for foiling.

Light and easy to handle, the Aero takes off in just 7-8 kts of wind and can be sailed in both displacement and foiling modes.

Ideal for beginners and foil training as it is easy to balance, rig and launch.


Glide Free foils transform this boat, offering incredible foiling performance and thrills. It even sails upwind and offers affordable foiling!

Verastile foiling for everyone!

  • Experience the thrill of foiling on your own dinghy!!

  • No need to invest in an expensive new boat, these foils retrofit to your existing dinghy, just clip on and go!

  • Fully integrated sensor wand, no special attachments, cables or modifications to your existing boat

  • Fully retractable foils - launch & retrieve in knee deep water

  • Lifts out and glides free of the water in 6-7kts of wind with the Aero 9 rig

  • Robust one-design construction, suited to all ages, weights and skill levels.

The kit contains:

  • Glide Free Foils - includes: Centrecase insert & retaining hook, gear block & toggle pin, Centreboard with integral wand, Main lifting foil, Rudder, Rudder lifting foil.

  • Carry bags - includes a set of three high quality padded carry bags for Centreboard foils, Rudder foils and Centrecase Insert.

  • Rudder stock - high strength rudder stock fits the standard Laser fittings, essential for foiling - includes, thrust washer, height adjusting washers, locking pin, retaining clip and quick tighten wing nut. 

  • Tiller - fits the high strength rudder stock and allows the blade to fully retract. Includes cleat and standard tiller extension fitting.

Where to buy

Our distributors


How to Manual

Coaching tips and tricks

Technical support

Test sail and Training centres

A key part of learning to foil is good instruction right from the beginning.

We recommend the RYA Foiling Courses conduced at RYA centres.

You can also visit the Andrew Simpson Foundation coaching centres such as Lake Garda where you can test sail a foiling Laser, Aero. Melges 14 or Bic today, all using our Glide Free Foiling kits.

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