The Italian hydrofoil Gianni M, the largest hydrofoil in the world.

Hydrofoil adaptation to the conventional kayak.

- Flyak

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Lifting surface, or foil, that operates in water.

The Italian hydrofoil Gianni M, the largest hydrofoil in the world.
The two types of hydrofoils: surface-piercing and fully submerged
Forlanini's hydrofoil over Lake Maggiore, 1906
Alexander Graham Bell's HD-4 on a test run, c. 1919
A schematic illustration of self-stabilizing systems for fully submerged hydrofoils. Its computer gathers data for the boom position and current water level to determine the required flap position.
A Project 206M "Shtorm" patrol fast attack craft hydrofoil of the Cuban Navy.
Aerial port beam view of the Italian Sparviero class hydrofoil-missile NIBBIO P-421 underway.
USS Aquila, a military hydrofoil. The T-shaped foils are visible just below the water.
HMCS Bras d'Or, a military concept hydrofoil.
Team New Zealand's AC72 at the 2013 America's Cup, San Francisco Bay.
Ukrainian-built Voskhod on the North Sea Canal, the Netherlands
TurboJET's Urzela JetFoil on West Lamma Channel, Hong Kong
TurboJET's Barca Foilcat
Flying Poseidon (built 1982 ) had just berthed at Rhodes from Fethiye when the sister Kometas hydrofoil from Bodrum also arrived from Turkey in 2011.
The first Kometa 120M, named Chaika (Seagull) after Valentina Tereshkova's callsign, moored in Sevastopol
Hydrofoil high-speed boat Meteor on a Lake Ladoga, Russia.
Passenger hydrofoil Flying Dolphin Zeus moving at high speed near Piraeus, Greece.

A new kayak design, called Flyak, has hydrofoils that lift the kayak enough to significantly reduce drag, allowing speeds of up to 27 km/h.

List of sports

List of sports/ games, divided by category.

Lima Lima aerobatics team performing over Louisville.
Wingsuit flying
Members of the Gotemba Kyūdō Association demonstrate Kyūdō.
An international match of volleyball.
Basketball player Dwight Howard making a slam dunk at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Awaiting a pitch: batter, catcher, and umpire in baseball
Skateboard vert jump at the Sprite urban games 2006 in London.
Snowboard figure at the 2008 Shakedown
Surfing in Hawaii
A track cycling Race
Two men compete in freestyle wrestling.
A kick in kickboxing.
Ground fighting in MMA.
Axe throwing at the Ming Culture Village, a theme park near the Yangshan Quarry, China
Two kendōka.
Pool balls
Horse racing at Arlington Park, 2007
Australia vs Canada ultimate players WUGC 2012 in Japan. Ultimate Canada
Tyrone try for a goal against Westmeath in a Gaelic football match
Trampoline gymnast Jason Burnett at 2008 Canadian National Championships
A 7-meter throw in Handball.
The three components of triathlon: swimming, cycling, running
Valencian pilota.
200 meters sprint
United States Air Force Major Brady Canfield, 2003 U.S. skeleton champion, shows his takeoff form.
Ice hockey players Roman Hamrlik and Joffrey Lupul dueling for position
Cillian Buckley in action for Kilkenny against Galway in a hurling league game
A game of squash
Greece – Hungary water polo match (World Junior Championship 2004 Naples, Italy)
North Korean weightlifter Pak Hyon-Suk performing the snatch, one of the two lifts in the sport of Olympic weightlifting.
The start of a Formula One race in 2008
MotoGP racing
ATV racing on a motocross track
A game of mahjong being played in Hangzhou, China
Pole vault
A snowboarder and a skier
A ski jumper using the V-style
Freestyle skiing
Arm wrestling
Match of lacrosse
Jack and Jill competition, Lumberjack World Championships, Hayward, Wisconsin, 2007.


Human-powered hydrofoil

Small hydrofoil watercraft propelled entirely by the muscle power of its operator.

Starting an AquaSkipper on the river Spree in Berlin
The Decavitator
An AquaSkipper underway

Means of propulsion include screw propellers, as in hydrocycles; aircraft propellers, as in the Decavitator; paddles, as in a Flyak; oars, as in the Yale hydrofoil sculling project; and flapping wings, as detailed below.

Outline of canoeing and kayaking

Provided as an overview of canoeing and kayaking:

Kayakers view of Coniston Water, Cumbria
Kayaking on Dove Lake, Tasmania
Canoe polo players
Kayaking on the Helford River
Birch-bark canoe
Outrigger on a Hawaiian canoe
An intentionally initiated Kayak Roll
Kayakers at Eid Fjord, Norway
Birgit Fischer (left) with Freya Hoffmeister
Daniel W. Schnurrenberger at the 1984 Summer Olympics
Aneta Konieczna

Flyak – hydrofoil adaptation to the conventional kayak. It uses twin hydrofoils designed to raise the hull out of the water to increase the speed. Speeds of up to 27.2 km/h (7.6 m·s−1, 16.9 mph) can be achieved on calm water.