Liftfoils started shipping and published some “how to” videos

In June 2018 Liftfoils started shipping the first 50 units of its eFoil. According to their website they have a “few hundred” pre-orders to fulfil over the next weeks.

If you order now they forecast a shipping time of 3-4 months. Resellers can sign up and will get the first shipments in October.

Liftfoils eFoil
Liftfoils eFoil

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Fliteboard CEO David Trewern interview by E-Surfer

The Fliteboard electric foil developed under the leadership of CEO David Trewern is a beauty and available for pre-order sind end of March 2018.

Time for an interview with David to find out more about the Fliteboard project and his motivation.

David Trewern after being the first to finish a 100km kitefoil across Melbourne’s Port Phillip Bay to raise money for Cancer research
David Trewern after being the first to finish a 100km kitefoil across Melbourne’s Port Phillip Bay to raise money for Cancer research

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Is a questionable patent slowing down the e-Foil trend?

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
e-Foil project Evolo from 2009

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