We finally have a DIY Electric Hydrofoil Forum for efoil.builders. The interest in electric Foils is increasing on a daily base und this forum will help all, who want to build their own electric Hydrofoil.
SUPjet is an electric motor powered SUP surfboard made in California. It is has a built in jet engine and a removable battery on the top of the board.
We had the chance to interview Dean Jarrett the inventor of the Torque electric surfboard. Dean is developing the Mongrel and Xtrem Jetboards in Australia since 2015.
More and more people try to build their own DIY electric Foil surfboard. Nikolai, Hans Emil and Jonas from Norway are documenting their findings and are sharing them with the community.
We reached out to ONEAN CEO Inigo Sobradillo to learn more about his electric boards and how everything started. Inigo is developing the Onean Carver and Onean Manta electric surfboards in Spain.
New electric boards will follow 2018.
The Kymara Jet Body board is an electric bodyboard which you ride by laying on the board. The electric jet engine can accelerate you up to 20 mph or 32 km/h.
The electric sup wavejet is developed in South Africa and the engine originally was designed for electric Waveboards. A classic surfboard which would help you to catch the waves.
Today the engine is offered for SUP, rescue surfboards and kayaks as well.
Are you interested in a DIY electric surfboard? You should have a look at the electric hydrofoil project at Kickstarter.
The team around Chris Vermeulen from Canada is developing an electric propulsion system, which can be mounted to Hydrofoils, Surfboards and SUP’s.
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.
More and more pople are looking for a motorised SUP Surfboard. There are different vendors out there who offer either complete motorised SUP surfboards or offer an electric conversion kit for SUP boards.
E-SUP’s have less power than electric surfboards which can make up to 40 km/h, but they are good for a nice cruise.