electric watercraft Stories December 8, 2021

It’s only been a few months since Stockholm-based Candela announced plans for its mass-produced C8 electric hydrofoil boat, but production planning is moving full steam ahead. And now, things may begin moving into overdrive thanks to a large new funding round that will see €24 million added to the company’s war chest.

It’s the largest funding round ever completed by a European boat maker, gas-powered or electric.

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electric watercraft Stories November 23, 2021

Arc’s founders may have started with rockets, but now they’re getting their feet wet with high-power electric boats. And a new funding commitment from a former Tesla exec means that their high-performance Arc One electric boats may soon be gracing a waterfront near you.

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electric watercraft Stories October 30, 2021

There is no shortage of fun-looking electric vehicles on Alibaba, the mystical and sometimes downright oddball Chinese shopping site. And while I normally find something decidedly more land-loving for my Awesomely Weird Alibaba Electric Vehicle of the Week column, this week we’re going to get a bit wet.

So grab some sunblock, inflate your arm floaties, and join me in the shallow end of the pool while we check out this awesome little electric sea scooter that will either have you cracking open your wallet or cracking open a new bottle of dramamine.

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electric watercraft Stories August 23, 2021

Bodyboarding the old-fashioned way is plenty of fun, but what if the sea is too calm (or you’re in a pool or lake)? Then an electric bodyboard can give you the same thrill no matter what type of water you’re in. I just had the chance to test out Firduo’s electric bodyboard, and I haven’t stopped smiling since!

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electric watercraft Stories May 31, 2021

Public transportation just got way cooler. Premium Swedish electric boat maker Candela has just unveiled the new Candela P-12, an electric hydrofoil water taxi.

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electric watercraft Stories May 20, 2021

Meet the HydroFlyer – an electric personal watercraft that seems to combine aspects of hydrofoil boards, surfboards, and jet skis into the most unique water toy I’ve seen in a long time.

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electric watercraft Stories March 11, 2021

When it comes to high-end electric surfboards, the Swedish company Awake floats near the upper crust of the category. Its boards are high quality, but they also carry high prices. Now the premium electric surfboard company is releasing its third model with an eye on a more affordable price point.

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electric watercraft Stories June 16, 2020

After its unveiling at last year’s CES, the Waydoo Flyer ONE electric hydrofoil surfboard is now taking orders. And compared to every other electric surfboard out there, the Waydoo Flyer ONE is a veritable steal.

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electric watercraft Stories June 1, 2020

My list of “Things I didn’t know I needed” just grew by one, as Florida-based YuJet unveiled its new YuJet Surfer electric surfboard this morning. The powerful electric watersports board uses jet propulsion to rocket surfers up to speed.

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electric watercraft Stories January 18, 2020

Swedish electric surfboard manufacturer Awake is back with the release of its newest electric surfboard model, the Awake RÄVIK_S.

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electric watercraft Stories December 18, 2019

A pair of entrepreneurs have developed a new conversion kit known as the Boost Surfing Fin that promises to help surfers spend less time paddling and more time surfing.

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electric watercraft Stories September 11, 2019

BRP, a longtime leader in the power sports industry, has just unveiled a suite of new electric vehicle concepts. The impressive range of products includes everything from electric motorcycles and bikes to electric go karts and even an electric jet ski.

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electric watercraft Stories January 4, 2019

The Shenzhen-based technology company Waydoo will unveil a prototype of its upcoming electric hydrofoil board known as the Waydoo Flyer next week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, NV.

The electric hydrofoil board is designed to allow surfing even without any waves and removes one of the major obstacles to learning the sport of surfing.

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electric watercraft Stories August 10, 2018

There have been a number of interesting electric jet ski concepts that have popped up on our radar over the last few years, including a stand up jet ski startup purchased by Nikola Motors as well as a slick dune buggy concept by Hyundai that converts into a jet ski.

However, neither of these concepts have made it to production yet, which is why Hungarian company Narke is claiming to have the world’s first production electric jet ski. expand full story

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