Radinn from Sweden presented the new 2018 Radinn G2X electric jet-surfboard which will completely replace the former Radinn Wakejet Cruise.
The new generation comes with some major improvements and even an electric hydrofoil option was announced for the future.
Radinn G2X – the 2018 model from Radinn
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Jetsurf Factory is known as a leader in petrol powered jetboards, but at boot 2018 in Dusseldorf the Jetsurf electric was introduced. The first electric jetboard by Jetsurf Factory.
The electric jetboard will be available in spring 2018 and for 2019 an electric hydrofoil surfboard is planned.
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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.
Allstar Team with Tanja, Wayne and Mike watching for new electric surfboards
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Not directly at the show floor at boot 2018, but off-site in a small pop-up office the CURF e-jetboard was introduced.
The CURF electric surfboard from CURF Technology GmbH claims to be the fastest electric surfboard with up to 38 mph or 61 km/h.
We had a chance to meet the crew and had a first look at 2 prototypes.
CURF e-Jetboard electric surfboard
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At the boot trade show in January 2018 the new Jetsurf jetboards were shown to the public. We had a chance to have a closer look and to interview the Jetsurf team.
2018 Jetsurf jetboards
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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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In our Mako Slingshot review we had a closer look at the new petrol powered surfboard made in England from Mako Boardsports Ltd.
The board is completely designed and manufactured in the United Kingdom.
Mako Slingshot review
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Bixpy from San Diego, California has developed an electric SUP conversion kit that can be used for Stand Up Paddle Boards, Kayaks and for snorkelling.
The small portable motor was originally funded on on Indiegogo in November 2016 reaching 398% of funding with 167,474 USD.
E-SUP powered by Bixpy
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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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