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Here is the team behind Chubanga, we produce high ends carbon hydrofoil dedicated to kiteracing. All the hydrofoils are built in Italy.

Founder & Builder

Founder of the successfull "Banga" and "Enata" hydrofoil, luca decide to get back in 2018 to his roots and create Chubanga. Hardworker and always his hand in carbon and sandpapers, he dedicates his job to produce fast hydrofoil.

Hydrofoil Designers

For the Chubanga V3, a proper design team under the guidance of Luca Filippi was formed.


The initial design team was all Italian : Giorgio Provinciali, Simone Bartesaghi (F4E collaborator) and Franco Lovato. A later addition coming from France was the right move to finalize the design; Charles Dhainaut joined the team working closely with F4E.


The final design was then performed by F4E collaborators (Simone and Charles). The design team started from Chubanga V2 experience; by using custom F4E proprietary tools developed to estimate hydrofoils performances, the design team started the new project with given targets from Luca and his top riders’ feedbacks.

Allround guy

Seb is the handy guy from Chubanga, rider, tester, website and content creator (Official pictures, video, articles, etc.),  social manager ... versatile !

French who live in caribbean, he tooks parts to many competitions, from HFPT to national championship and DEFI kite ; he is also hold the record of the round of  SXM Island.

Riders & Tester

Mario is the Italian champion behind Chubanga, testing and developping in partership with luca. Some of his result :

- 2020 : 1th Italian Championship

- 2018 : 1th Italian Championship
- 2017 : 1th Italian Championship

- 2016 : 2nd Italien Championship

- 2014 : 7th Wolrd Championship formula Kite
- 2013 : Vice world champion U18 race



European Champion - Axel Mazella
European Champion mixted relay - Connor Bainbridge