electric watercraft Stories September 1
electric watercraft Stories August 31
I’ve had the pleasure of testing a wide range of interesting non-car electric vehicles. From three-wheeled Fun Utility Vehicles that can hit 75 mph to flying electric boats to Harley-Davidson’s flagship electric motorcycle, it’s been a wild few years.
But this summer has been especially jam-packed with fun electric vehicles ranging from electric watercraft to e-bikes and long range electric motorcycles. These are the top five wildest EVs that I’ve tested this summer.
electric watercraft Stories August 9
It was a beautiful morning in Stockholm when I rolled up on a sandy beach, ready for my first electric surfboard experience in two years. I’m not a complete beginner at e-surfboards, but my couple of sessions over the last few years don’t exactly make me a seasoned professional either. Even so, I was excited to test out some of the most high-performance electric surfboards in existence: Awake’s RÄVIK boards.
electric watercraft Stories July 13
Let’s be real: There just aren’t that many flying electric boats in the world. But even if there were, the Candela C-8 would undoubtedly be at the top of the list for premium models. Not only is it competing well against (and sometimes outselling) internal combustion engine boats in its class, but the Swedish boat is racking up sales all over the world ahead of the first shipments later this year.
Candela was kind enough to invite me out to Stockholm to spend a few days on the first ever C-8 prototype, and now you get to join me as I relive the amazing experience of flying silently over the Swedish archipelago.
electric watercraft Stories June 23
electric watercraft Stories May 30
Stockholm-based Candela, the world leader in hydrofoil electric boats that fly above the surface of the water to consume significantly less energy, has just unveiled its newest electric watercraft: the Candela P-8 Voyager. Designed to replace traditional water taxies and commercial passenger watercraft that have conventionally relied on combustion engines for power, the P-8 Voyager is preparing to usher in a brave new world for maritime transportation.
electric watercraft Stories March 10
The Swedish electric surfboard company Awake is best known for its high-speed boards that can surpass 57 km/h (35 mph). But now the company is reaching new heights as it rises out of the water on its latest product: the Awake VINGA electric hydrofoil board.
electric watercraft Stories February 16
Swedish electric boat manufacturer Candela is no stranger to taking flight in its hydrofoil electric boats. But today’s announcement marks new ground as the company’s upcoming Candela C-8 takes its maiden voyage before serial production begins later this year.
electric watercraft Stories February 8
Swedish electric surfboard company Awake has spent several years enjoying elite status in its industry, known for creating the most extreme electric surfboards that money can buy. And now with the Awake RÄVIK S 22, the company is splashing down with yet another new board that continues to push the limits of what e-surfboards can do.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
electric watercraft Stories June 16, 2020
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.