It’s no news that the Jet surfboard industry is growing exponentially.
Let’s catch some fun and take a look at the top 10 surfboards of 2017!
Here are our top picks by JetSurfingNation.
Discliamer: Obviously I have not tested them all (YET!) so this rating is just a list, there is no particular order. Jetsurf is number 1 because it’s most popular and dominates the market at this time, not because I love it more than other boards! I expect to test more boards soon with the help of Jet Board Limited, E-Surfer and Motosurfnation
#10 – SUPjet
If you are a laid back type of surfer who just wants an extra boost or maybe you just want to relax and chill out while you cruise effortlessly across the water surface, then it’s necessary to consider indulging your “laziness” with the SUPjet electric powered board. With an incredible battery lifespan of over 1.5 hrs, SUPjet is capable of reaching up to 5 mph
which makes it a perfect recreational stand up paddle board!
Width: 32 in
Weight: 48 lbs
Speed: 5 mph
Battery Life: Over 1.5 hours per charge
#9 – Xtream by Torque
Xtream is a powerful surfboard for large sized surfers and the smaller/average built guys, a feature Torque Jetboards didn’t take into consideration in the previous model. Specially optimized for stability and buoyancy, Xtream is capable of reaching top speeds of 50 km/h. Created by Australian developers who know what a good wave is, this board should be a lot of fun to ride!
Weight: 48 lbs
Battery usage time: 40-50mins
Recharge time: 2 hours
#8 – JetFoiler
JetFoiler lets you glide over the water like that famous hover board from the back to the future movie! Amazing stuff!
The jetfoiler is an innovative electric surfboard which combines electric surfboard tech and the hydrofoil hence its name…
This hybrid surfboard is more efficient than your traditional electric surfboard allowing for more enjoyable experience with minimal drag.
#7 – Radinn Wakejet
This amazing luxury surfboard is all-electric and primarily made out of carbon fiber. Radinn’s Wakejet can reach up to 29 mph. Regardless of all this, Radinn has found a way to make their surfboard fast and noiseless, and as a plus, it gives off zero emissions. So if you’re a environmental enthusiast like most surfers are and love luxury water toys, then you’ll most definitely love the Wakejet.
Weight: 55 pounds
Top speed: 29mph (45 km/h)
Battery Type: 48 Volt NMC Replaceable battery
Wireless Control: Yes
#6 – SurfRebel
SurfRebel is a 15 HP motorized jet surfboard. Created by talented German engineers with the aim fulfilling one major thing — having fun!
So for those looking to enjoy water sports without having to stress yourself too much, then maybe the Rebel is just the right surfboard for you.
What’s most amazing is that this electric board promises 40-55 min running time which is huge!
Top speed: 50km/h
Engine: 15 HP high performance engine
Battery span: 40-55 min running time
Bluetooth remote control: Yes
#5 – Onean Carver and Manta
Aquilla’s twin models come in at number 5. The Onean Carver and Manta were both created by a team of talented Spanish enginneers with the goal of ending the need for waves to surf. Working with its name, the Carver was designed to carve up water, and was intended for more experienced surfers, while the Manta is intended for causual surfers and beginners. They both have footstraps, a wireless remote, battery and a leash. Great design and affordable price comparing to other models make it one of the top picks!
#4 – Waterwolf MXP-3
MXP-3 is another fantastic electric surfboard made in Berlin! It was created by the Germany company, Waterwolf. It is a great board that gives local surfers a chance to ride and experience waves like the Pro’s. MXP-3 is more of a hybrid water toy; part watercraft and part surfboard, this machine is able to punch its way across flat water surface at speeds of up to 21 mph (35 km/h).
Top speed: 35 km/h (21 mph)
Battery span: 20-30 minutes
Battery type: 20 Ah lithium-ion battery
Recharge time: 3-4 hrs.
Bluetooth controller: Yes
#3 – Lampuga
According to its developers claim, the “fastest” electric surfboard in the world, Lampuga comes in at number 3. With an improvement from the previous model, the current Lampuga runs at a top speed of 38 mph! Although the company went bankrupt earlier this year, we still expect some good news and new big things from the team behind it, if they continue to operate.
The body of this board is made of carbon fiber composite materials; this makes the Lampuga lightweight and durable, as well as having a cool aesthetic view. It spews water from its tail to get you in motion while at the same time maintaining a silence that keeps the rider relaxed and comfortable for the duration of the journey.
Engine: 20 Hp
Top speed: 38 mph
Weight: 37 Kg
Battery span: 30 minutes
Recharge time: 2 hrs.
#2 – eFoil
The eFoil is another hydrofoil/surfboard hybrid. It was manufactured by Liftfoils. The eFoil is equipped with a custom water proof lithium battery. It also utilizes advanced carbon fiber materials in its design. Speaking of design, the eFoil is sleek and engineered in such a way that it can be taken apart and reassembled, this makes transportation easy.
Battery lifespan is 1 hour and the Top speed: 15 mph!
Weight: 30 pounds
Battery lifespan: 1 hour
Top speed: 15 mph
Bluetooth controller: yes
Jetsurf is the brainchild of engineer Martin Sula. The motorized board smoothly combines surfing and snowboarding style. This synthesis has created a whole new way of enjoying waves at high speeds. Extremely portable and lightweight, Jetsurf comes in 3 variants; Pro Race, Ultra Sport and Factory GP100. Coupled with their amazing design, they possess Kevlar construction and carbon fiber, including an electronic leash which has a dual function as the throttle and the emergency kill cord. This petrol surfboard has successfully dominated the market over the last few years, creating a new way of enjoying waves at high speed!
Length: 1800 mm / 70.87 inches
Width: 600 mm / 23.62 inches
Weight: 18.5 kg / 40.8 pounds
Top speed: 35 mph
Battery type: Li-Ion 3.2 Ah
Battery lifespan: 4 hrs.
Recharge time: 45 minutes
There you have it, the TOP 10 jet Surfboards of 2017! Is there any other surfboard I didn’t mention that you feel should be on the list? Tell me about it in the comment box below and don’t forget to subscribe to JetSurfingNation channel!
Bye for now!
Written by: Ana Sway
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