Jetfoiler by Kai Concepts

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
Kai Concepts Don Montague – Foto Betsy Peiffer

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ELEVATE – inflatable electric foil surfboard

The Elevate is an inflatable electric foil surfboard which is developed in Germany close to the Bodensee and continues the studies of the swedish evolo hydrofoil project

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 and the goal oft he study is to show that it is possible to ride at speeds of 30km/h with only 1KW electric power.

Elevate electric Hydrofoil
Elevate electric Hydrofoil

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These are busy days for Liftfoils CEO Nick Leason as he is preparing the initial launch of the eFoil later this year. In our eFoil interview from July 2017 he is giving his some insights about him and his company.

We prepared a catalog of 10 questions for our eFoil interview which Nick was able to answer even while he is currently travelling.

LiftFoils CEO Nick Leason
LiftFoils CEO Nick Leason