There is a big hype about electric hydrofoils these days. Multiple commercial and DIY projects are described in our e-Foil section.
A lot of time and money is spent from hundreds of enthusiastic people to form a new sport and potentially a new way of travelling.
In October 2013 Prof. Jack W. Langelaan from Penn State University in Pennsylvania issued several patents around weight-shift controlled personal hydrofoil watercrafts.
e-Foil project Evolo from 2009
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We were reaching out for interviews to Nick Leason, Prof. Jack Langelaan and Prof. Jakob Kuttenkeuler based on our Electric foil patents article “Is a questionable patent slowing down the e-Foil trend?”.
Here is what they had to say.
Electric Foil patents – Electric Hydrofoil from 2009
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After the the old Lampuga company went bankrupt earlier this year, the Lampuga electric surfboards are finally back.
The new Lampuga Boost and Lampuga Air will be presented end of January 2018 at the „Boot“ water sports trade show in Düsseldorf.
Please check out our exclusive preview based on information from the new Lampuga company.
Lampuga electric surfboards
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The Jetfoiler from Kai Concepts is an electric hydrofoil developed in Alameda close to San Francisco.
The Kai concept team is led by Don Montague who has an impressive water-sports background. Don worked close with Robby Naish and Pete Cabrinha where he developed for example their windsurf sails and kites as the head of R&D at Naish International.
Kai Concepts Don Montague – Foto Betsy Peiffer
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We had already a few opportunities to meet Waterwolf e-surfboard founder Markus Schilcher. He is visiting us a few times a year to show us his latest prototypes.
Reason enough for an interview with him as he is the brain behind one of the first electric surfboards which is available for sale in higher quantities. His product is in the market since 3 years and has now proven to be ready for the market.
Waterwolf founder Markus Schilcher
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Ferruccio from lake Como in Italy is developing an electric Jetsurfer called PinniJet.
He is already testing his 2nd generation prototype and is considering to offer the PinniJet for sale in the future.
PinniJet 2.0 from Italy
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The Elevate is an inflatable electric foil surfboard which is developed in Germany close to the Bodensee.
The idea is to develop a multi purpose foil surfboard which can be used with an electric powered expeller engine or be used as a foil windsurf- or even kiteboard.
Elevate electric Hydrofoil
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If your are looking for a cheap electric surfboard check out our eSurf S1 Review video. A board from ePropulsion Innovation (HK) Ltd.
The eSurf S1 has an optional hydrofoil and is selling for under 3,000 USD.
A cheap electric surfboard alternative?
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Sport Prop spol.s r.o. from Prague is developing the ELdoRIDEdo which is an Electric Foil with impeller and an inflatable or normal board.
The board is supposed to be commercially available from mid of 2018.
ELdoRIDEdo from Prague
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The Fliteboard eFoil is an E-Hydrofoil made in Byron Bay, Australia. It has a beautiful design and will be available for sale in 2018.
The website is promising a high quality, environment friendly and easy to use E-Hydrofoil.
The Fliteboard eFoil
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