Welcome to the Future: Motorized Foil Boards

The foiling craze is showing no signs of dissipating, in fact, it’s just getting revved up–literally. While surf and SUP foils have become the obsession of several top paddlers, one company decided to take it one step further. Meet the E-foil.

Above the water, the E-foil looks nearly identical to a foil surfboard. But a peek underwater reveals a small motor attached to the foil wing that propels the craft up to 25 miles an hour. Powered by a lithium battery, riders can race around flatwater with the simple touch of a remote.

We have to admit that it looks fun, but it’ll cost you. To foil around the bay sans effort, you’ll have to pony up $12,000.

Apparently that’s just the price of taking the easy road. For us, we’ll stick with paddling. Let us know what you think in the comments below.

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