March 2024

SurfPlan™ and GliderPlan™ Professional v2024 are out now!

Support for double-skin ILE Surf-wings, and paraglider winglets.


Screenshot - ILE kite

Screenshot - Paraglider

Screenshot - DXF preview

Screenshot - BOW kite

Wind sports are a rapidly growing area, and the
technology of designing kites quickly and accurately is,
more and more, a critical part of the industry.


SurfPlan™ and GliderPlan™ are the world's most widely used specialised professional CAD applications for designing surf kites, wings and paraglider and parachute canopies.  SurfPlan has a solid track record in the industry, and is in commercial use for many types of wings :-

  • Bridled ILE surf kites
  • Surf-wings
  • Traditional ILE surf kites (C-kites)
  • Paragliders
  • Foil kites
  • Parachutes
  • Buggy kites
  • Hybrid designs

Specific features :-

  • Easy to use interface
  • Fast operation - generate sewing patterns immediately with one click.
  • Professional design and workflow features
  • Surfplan™ Professional works together with all common CAD software, including AutoCAD, Rhino, SolidWorks, PatternSmith, TurboCAD and more.
  • Integrated 3d model render and 2d panel preview
  • Automatic force-balancing for correct bridle shapes
  • Surface unrolling algorithms, including advanced skin tension options
  • Visual designs on sail panels
  • Surfplan™ Professional supports import/export integration with many CAD programs, nesting software and CNC manufacturing processes
  • Thousands of easily accessible parameters