the jetfoiler eFoil is like a magic carpet for the sea
 

the jetfoiler eFoil is like a magic carpet for the sea

 

the ‘jetfoiler eFoil’ fuses a motorized surfboard with a hydrofoil, creating a board that hovers just above the water’s surface. created by ex-kiteboard professional, don montague, and his engineering team at kai concepts, their innovative board comes equipped with a quiet electric motor for enhanced water sport-performance. the ‘jetfoiler’ offers the thrill of water-based sports at a relaxed pace.

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the ‘jetfoiler eFoil‘ serves as a training tool for people learning to kiteboard, plus opens doors for those who are interested in trying the watersport. don montague’s machine combines the best of both electric and hydrofoil worlds, integrating an electric motor directly onto the hydrofoil of the surfboard. the ‘jetfoiler’ is controlled via a handheld remote running from the board, allowing riders to alter its speed and direction.

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the ‘jetfoiler’s’ most noteworthy feature is perhaps its optional cruise control, which auto-powers once a rider reaches a certain speed. once cruising the board allows the rider to lean back and just enjoy a smooth glide above the water surface. the lightweight board and foil are constructed from the same materials used in designing high-end race boats for enhanced strength. don recently put the ‘jetfoiler’ to the test through amsterdam’s winding canals, which can be viewed in detail here.

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  • “training tool for people learning to kiteboard” ….waaah?! I kited for 11 years and there would have never been a time when a motorized device in any form would have helped with learning. Plenty of kiters are foiling, but one of the attractions to kites is you do NOT need a motorized device.

    Jim

    JimCan

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