Sam Light’s Latest Mission – 73 Miles Round the IOW – Solo!

Sam Light

Sam Light has achieved the first ever unassisted solo kite foil around the Isle Of Wight, UK

Time: 73 miles (120KM) in 3 hours 42 mins. Sam says, “The last time it took me 6 hours but we messed around for a bit and took a break. The sailing record is held by a MOD70 at 2 hours 22 minutes, however I wasn’t trying to break it, just push my limits by going SOLO!”

Kite Equipment: Slingshot SST 8M. Ghost Whisperer 590 Wing, 101 mast. Dwarf Craft 3’6 board strapless.

Check out the tracked routes here:


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