Every year in January the water-sports industry is meeting in Dusseldorf (Germany) to show the latest trends on the water. Next to boats, scuba diving, windsurfing etc. quite a few new electric surfboards could be found at the show.
Companies like Lampuga, Radinn, CURF Technologies, ePropulsion eSurf and Jetsurf were exhibiting and showing their latest models and prototypes.
And of course the Allstar Jetboard Tour Team including E-Surfer did not want to miss the new electric surfboards.
Torque Jet Boards are developing their Mongrel & Xtream surfboards since 2015 from Gold Coast in Australia. The have petrol powered jet boards as well, but let’s focus on their electric surfboards in the article.
What is electric wave surfing? Other than an electric surfboard, which is supposed to accelerate you to a speed that you can surf without waves, an electric wave surfboard is designed to catch the right wave for a normal surf experience.
It can be quite hard to paddle fast enough to catch the wave at the right spot. Imagine you have a motor in your board which can bring you exactly to the point where you need to stand up in order to ride the wave without any further help of a motor.