The dictionary on kitesurfing gives the definition of all the technical terms related to kitesurfing. It is also a glossary that translates the English vocabulary in French kiteboard. Technical terms are explained in detail for a beginner to start kiteboarding in good conditions. It is a practical lexicon to watch again and again as soon as you lack a vocabulary word.

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F-16 -  backloop kiteloop déhooké
fakie -  Avoir le pied d'appel derrière. Il faut d'abord déterminer si l'on est goofy ou régular. Naviguer en marche arrière
fenêtre de vent -  Ou fenêtre de vol, ensemble des endroits, par rapport à une position donnée, où le kite peut se gonfler et voler.
FFV -  Fédération Française de Voile
FFVL -  Fédération française de vol libre dont dépendent les licenciés de Kitesurf en France
Fifth Element -  A 5 line kite control sustem used on North kites
Fifth Line -  A 5th line on a kite can is used for relaunching, depowering and helping maintaining the shape of the kite.
Fin -  It is a small piece of rigid material on the bottom of a kiteboard that tends to guide the board in a forward direction.
fins (planche) -  Ailerons en français
flat -  Plan d'eau plat, sans clapot, Bon pour faire des figures
Flat LEI -  A new type of inflatable kite that is flatter and does not have a pronounced C shape or U shape as the classic inflatables.  Flat LEI is often confused as Bow Kite which has to have a concave trailing edge to make it shaped like a bow while some other Flat LEI kites may have straight or convex trailing edge and do not have a bow shape.
flex -  C'est le compromis entre rigidité et souplesse d'une board
Flex -  Is the degree of stiffness in a kiteboard.
Flexifoil -  A manufacturer of foil kites including the Blade and Nexus models.
flip -  Un loop, une rotation en français. S'utilise aussi pour la planche : flip de la board, rotation de la planche
Flying lines -  The main lines between the kite and the rider, usually made of Spectra. A kite usually has either 2 or 4 flying lines.
Foil kite -  Foil kites have no inflatable bladders like the more standard LEI kites, instead being composed of square cells of fabric that trap air and inflate the kite. In addition, the bridles are complex and have many attachment points so as the kite pulls the lines the kite holds the correct shape. Because of their light wind design and pronounced bow, foil kites tend to be very efficient.
footstrap -  Il se fixe à la planche à l'aide d'inserts, pour mieux caler les pieds, rendre plus précis le pilotage du flotteur et garder un contact avec la planche lors des sauts
Footstraps -  Straps used to keep your feet from bouncing off your kite board
freeride -  Attitude qui consiste à naviguer essentiellement pour le plaisir, sans programme
Freeride -  A style of kitesurfing that is devoid of jumping or tricks, but rather focuses on edge control and upwind riding.
Freestyle -  A kiteboarding discipline that focuses on tricks that are further powered by use of kite to generate lift. This includes kite loops and big air.
freins (sur l'aile) -  Lignes fixées sur la partie arrière d'une aile à caisson, ils permettent de casser le profil de l’aile, donc de freiner l'aile, voir de la faire tomber
front -  Termes pour décrire toutes les figures s'inscrivant dans un mouvement de rotation avant
Front Loop -  A kitesurfing trick where the kiter rotates forward (begins by turning away from the direction of travel) while throwing their feet above the level of their head.
front mobe -  frontroll avec un 360 backside et passage de barre de la main arrière à la main avant au milieu de la rotation
front mobe to blind -  front mobe suivi d'un atterrissage en blind side
Front Roll -  Same as a front loop but without getting their feet up high.
front to wrap -  frontroll + 360 en l'air, avec passage de barre après la réception
frontroll -  Rotation avant hooké
frontroll unhooked -  Rotation avant déhooké
frontside -  Cotés situés sous les orteils
fuyante -  Se dit d'une planche qui n'est pas stable sous les pieds. Elle se contrôle moins facilement