Foil Repair: How to Remove a Seized Bolt from an Aluminum Foil Mast

The summer is here! And for a lot of northeast kiters, summer winds are lighter winds. But for many Green Hat Kiteboarding customers, that just means it’s time to break out the foilboard and leave your twintipping friends on the beach–green with envy!

Foil maintenance is important, so if you forgot to use your blue loctite on your foil bolts, and you find they have seized up in storage, watch Brian’s video on how to loosen a seized bolt in an aluminum foil mast. It’s quick and easy, and you’ll be out on the water in no time at all!

And if you’re looking to get a foil, check out what we have here!

Give us a call if you need any more help with your foil or anything else! 732-284-3800.


Kristin Vincenzo

A long time windsurfer, Kristin now spends her time agonizing over whether to kite with a twintip, kite surfboard or foilboard. So many places to kite, so little time!