We keep dreaming of an endless summer and today, the All Star Jetboard Testing Tour is back to Spain in Benidorm with our Business member Jet Board Limited and Official contributor Jetsurfing Nation to meet with the eSurf team. Three amazing guys — Danny Tao, Clarbi Lu, and Peter Pan — came in person from China to meet us, represent their brand and show their product.
All Star Jetboard Testing Tour 2017: Introducing the Inflatable Esurf S1 Featured
Length: 230 cm (90 inch)
Width: 76 cm (30 inch)
Height: 10 cm (3.9 inch)
Total Weight: 26 kg/ 59 lbs (with battery) 17kg (Hull only)
Size of the packaging: 840 x 690 x 280mm
Max Speed: Up to 26km/h (14 knots) for the lighter people (up to 65kg)
Max Speed with hydrofoil: up to 22km/h for heavier peopleMax Load: 100 kg (220 lbs)
Power: Information is not available yet
Charging time: 1.5 hour with the optional quick charger
Battery Life: 20 minutes at full speed
MSRP: Approx $2999
Concept and Comparison with other boards
eSurf is an entry level, recreational, fun and easy family electric inflatable jetboard. Its concept is close to the Lampuga Air (no longer available on the market). The eSurf is one of the most affordable jetboards available with a price around 3000.00$ while most other jetboards can reach $15.000
eSurf brand and company
We just want to make watersports to be easy for everyone, that means have fun, light weight, easy for transportation, easy to control, easy to install, high quality together with a good price. That's the target that eSurf S1 wants to achieve at beginning of design phase and so far it seems to be realized.
Peter PAN (Cofounder & CEO)
Unboxing the eSurf: What's in the box?
What's optional (not included in the original box)?
What makes this board interesting?
Unique features such as :
- Combined electric engine unit
- & inflatable body
- Attachable hydrofoil
- Good floatability
- Smart battery and floatable remote controller ... You can even use the battery as a charger for the electric pump!
- Battery indicator
- Extremely lightweight and small
- Maintenance free
Steps to set up the board
1- Inflate your jetboard to 1 bar
2- Stick the hydrofoil on (for riders over 65kg)
3- Plug the battery (no synchronisation needed - turns it on by itself)
4- Attach the leash to the board
5- Plug the emergency key
6- Start the board with the on/off button of the remote controller
7- Control the speed with the dedicated slider
The eye of the rider
It's not a fast racing board but if you are starting in this sport and don't have any surfing experience, while looking for a cheap beginner board, this might be a great solution for you.
A lot of great features in this fun and light jetboard with a special mention for the attachable hydrofoil, offering an improved glide to heavier riders and helping them to find their balance and reach a decent speed. As Wayne mentioned, it is relevant to specify that
"The foil here is not designed to lift you up but rather to stabilise the board."
The hydrofoil is not necessary for riders under 65kg. Also, it is good to say that the eSurf concept is smart enough so you don't need any tool to set up your inflatable jetboard, not even to add your hydrofoil, you just need to clip it on. We are looking forward to see it on the market and receive some feedback about the product durability.
Inflate and Set up your board in 5 min. thanks to the optional electric pump, rechargeable via the board battery.
According to developers the board can reach up to 25km/h for the lighter people (up to 65kg) and up to 22km/h WITH hydrofoil for heavier people. The battery lasts 20 minutes and you can swap it in seconds.
The jet Unit is integrated to the inflatable body. So you save a lot of time to set up the whole board.
The quick Start User Manuel is very clear and well made.
e-Surf stands for Easy/Electric Surf
The eSurf are now available for pre-order with a deposit of $499, starting from this week with a Limited number of jetboards in stock, a larger production is scheduled for the upcoming year. The eSurf team plans to set the warehouse in Europe so you won't need to ship it from China!