Reviews


The latest news and reviews 

about the Hydrofoiler XE-1.

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Overview

Safety is pivotal to having a great ride experience on your Hydrofoiler XE-1. Before you get out and riding, make sure to take the time to review the safety aspects of this product. The goal is to have a fun, safe and enjoyable foiling experience.

New Zealand customer, Renji, rides for the first time ahead of pilot delivery (Dec 2019).


“It really is like flying on water, it reminds me of Chinese Kung fu… I love it.” 


U.S. customer, Phil, recently visited New Zealand with his wife to meet with the Manta5 team and ride the XE-1 he has already pre-ordered.


“It’s just like being on a bike, you can put as much effort into it as you want…you can definitely get a superb workout on that.”


Dan Martin, a Manta5 customer from New Zealand, meets with the Manta5 top team rider, Stacey, to get the hang of the submerged and beach launch.


“It took a bit of time... and a lot of patience. Now it's just about practice, practice, practice.”


Overview

In this video we will guide you through how to assemble your XE-1 at the shoreline, getting you up and foiling in no time!

"Truly a new experience and a new way to be out on the water."


Justin Jaffe, CNET


"It's simultaneously familiar and foreign, which makes for an absolutely exhilarating ride that sticks with you long after you're done."


Drew Prindle, Digital Trends


Los Angeles Times

Superyachts.com

Stuff.co.nz

Smithsonian Magazine

CNN Business

Digital Trends

New Atlas

Forbes

Red Bull

TEDxRuakura

Designboom

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First Ride Experience

Manta5 customer, Renji, rides for the first time ahead of pilot delivery (Dec 2019).


“It really is like flying on water, it reminds me of Chinese Kung fu… I love it.”Renji, Auckland NZ


Ride Review

U.S. pre-sale customer , Phil, recently visited New Zealand with his wife to meet with the Manta5 team and ride the XE-1 he has already pre-ordered.

New Zealand customer, Renji, rides for the first time ahead of pilot delivery (Dec 2019).


“It really is like flying on water, it reminds me of Chinese Kung fu… I love it.” 

Dan Martin, a Manta5 customer from New Zealand, meets with the Manta5 top team rider, Stacey, to get the hang of the submerged and beach launch.


“It took a bit of time... and a lot of patience. Now it's just about practice, practice, practice.”

U.S. customer, Phil, recently visited New Zealand with his wife to meet with the Manta5 team and ride the XE-1 he has already pre-ordered. 


“It’s just like being on a bike, you can put as much effort into it as you want…you can definitely get a superb workout on that.”

Overview

Safety is pivotal to having a great ride experience on your Hydrofoiler XE-1. Before you get out and riding, make sure to take the time to review the safety aspects of this product. The goal is to have a fun, safe and enjoyable foiling experience.


"Truly a new experience and a new way to be out on the water."


Justin Jaffe, CNET

"It's simultaneously familiar and foreign, which makes for an absolutely exhilarating ride that sticks with you long after you're done."


Drew Prindle, Digital Trends

Overview

In this video we will guide you through how to assemble your XE-1 at the shoreline, getting you up and foiling in no time!


January 29, 2020

Los Angeles Times

January 23, 2020

Superyachts.com

January 15, 2020

Stuff.co.nz

January 10, 2020

Smithsonian Magazine

January 8, 2020

CNN Business

January 8, 2020

Digital Trends

July 25, 2018

New Atlas

July 11, 2018

Forbes

March 5, 2018

Red Bull

November 14, 2018

TEDxRuakura

October 20, 2017

Designboom

Overview

This video will walk you through how to launch from a platform, or jetty in order to get up and foiling. First launches can be tricky so make sure to watch the full video prior to your first time riding and you’ll be up and riding in no time.