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Re: First time riding the Lift eFoil- video review
« Reply #30 on: June 08, 2019, 01:51:30 PM »
Check this out:

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Re: First time riding the Lift eFoil- video review
« Reply #31 on: June 08, 2019, 03:37:10 PM »
Hey Rob have you tried mounting it up where the mast meets the board so it can be used just to motor out and once on a wave and flying it can be turned off and thereíd be no drag because itís out of the water?

Iíve heard that thereís new efoils coming that will work like this.

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Re: First time riding the Lift eFoil- video review
« Reply #32 on: June 09, 2019, 02:48:42 PM »
Hey Rob have you tried mounting it up where the mast meets the board so it can be used just to motor out and once on a wave and flying it can be turned off and thereíd be no drag because itís out of the water?

Iíve heard that thereís new efoils coming that will work like this.
I have not tried it yet but I have thought about trying that for downwinders, to help get up on the foil.  The downside is the added weight.
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Re: First time riding the Lift eFoil- video review
« Reply #33 on: August 18, 2019, 02:57:45 PM »
I just tried the Lift Foil and it was amazing. Lift had a demo in Seattle and it was totally worth trying out.  It took me about an hour to get the balance and throttle control to start foiling.  I have very little foil experience (just experience in SUP downwinding) and found this way easier than being pulled behind a boat.  Starting off slow on your stomach, then moving to your knees and then standing was the trick.  Once you get the feel of the board and the hand control, it becomes a lot easier.  Amazing product Lift.

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Re: First time riding the Lift eFoil- video review
« Reply #34 on: August 18, 2019, 07:50:55 PM »
Bing, I could see a prett good rental biz just training surf foilers.

If I was a foil company Iíd buy one and have foil starter clinics to get people started out right.

Robert, something to consider. Sell a package of foil, board, and a few hours on the efoil in a bay or river.