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by DIY-eFoil
Sun Sep 17, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Lift Electric Motor Foil
Replies: 42
Views: 8406

Re: Lift Electric Motor Foil

There is new electric hydrofoil being developed on Kickstarter that will bolt onto almost any hydrofoil using different mount types and the project ends in 24 hours. http://www.diy-electric-hydrofoil.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/exclusive-on-kickstarter.png https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/834...
by DIY-eFoil
Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: Foil plans?
Replies: 20
Views: 24363

Re: Foil plans?

There is new electric hydrofoil being developed on Kickstarter for helping you build your own and to provide a DIY kit. The Project there ends in 24 hours though...
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/83 ... ote-propul
by DIY-eFoil
Tue Aug 15, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: Board Builders
Topic: Foil plans?
Replies: 20
Views: 24363

Re: Foil plans?

I just posted my plans for starting my diy efoil build on my blog if you are interested in following along - See DIY EFOIL
by DIY-eFoil
Fri Aug 11, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Lift Electric Motor Foil
Replies: 42
Views: 8406

Re: Lift Electric Motor Foil

Those are not that cheap... still $4000+, and not available until mid next year...
Ya, one fall and foil pops up to hands/face/chest you done.... scary
by DIY-eFoil
Wed Aug 09, 2017 2:44 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Lift Electric Motor Foil
Replies: 42
Views: 8406

Re: Lift Electric Motor Foil

If you look deeper for performance and efficiency in the powerboat world you can find some getting more efficient performance than the table on your blog, more like 2-4% slip in some light catamarans etc. maybe more on this in thehulltruth.com or go fast or scream and fly, although all these would ...
by DIY-eFoil
Tue Aug 08, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Lift Electric Motor Foil
Replies: 42
Views: 8406

Re: Lift Electric Motor Foil

I was on their site and they show in a table if you run it at high speed its just 20 minutes, at low and its much longer life. If it would work awesome, just keep in mind wireless remotes are only good for 6-12" under water, so putting 3' deep could be an issue. The unit is fairly small, not much ro...
by DIY-eFoil
Tue Aug 08, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Lift Electric Motor Foil
Replies: 42
Views: 8406

Re: Lift Electric Motor Foil

Ya, I reviewed that in detail as well a while back. I think it's just enough speed to feel like you can get up and foil, but Not... leaving you wanting a speed rush more than ever... LOL Just keep in mind the throttle control... its slow, medium, fast, ZERO feathering of the control as your carve tu...
by DIY-eFoil
Tue Aug 08, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Lift Electric Motor Foil
Replies: 42
Views: 8406

Re: Lift Electric Motor Foil

Sounds good Tautologies, Yes my focus is either Plug, bolt, ride. Or already built, unbox, charge and ride..

Yes, I'm already in talks with a couple different companies (foil and board) to work with :)
by DIY-eFoil
Tue Aug 08, 2017 4:19 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Lift Electric Motor Foil
Replies: 42
Views: 8406

Re: Lift Electric Motor Foil

I have looked at as many thrusters as I could find pre built and have not been able to find a solution that looks good enough to have "fun". Based on Virus's setup, PacificMiester, and a bunch of my research/calculations you want 2 - 3.35hp (1500w - 2500w) for an efoil (surfboard requires MUCH more ...
by DIY-eFoil
Thu Aug 03, 2017 2:59 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Lift Electric Motor Foil
Replies: 42
Views: 8406

Re: Lift Electric Motor Foil

can this be used with some minor modifications for mounting on the mast or fuselage? Or contact the guy to make some modifications for foiling? $600 shipped.. https://www.aliexpress.com/item/12V-BATTERY-DRIVEN-ELECTRIC-FIN-FOR-STAND-UP-PADDLE-BOARD-SUP-SURF-BOARD-KAYAK-SLIDE-IN/32824239955.html?spm...

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