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Waydoo Flyer One efoil
« on: August 02, 2020, 10:39:52 PM »
Sorry if in wrong spot couldn't find the video thread , my last run on the Waydoo trying out their new big explorer wing , pretty fun easy rig to ride.
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Re: Waydoo Flyer One efoil
« Reply #1 on: August 04, 2020, 07:27:32 AM »
Thx for this Piros. Seems like this will be a way more reliable water toy for folks with boats. Skis take so much maintenance. Also probably more fun in more conditions. Watching these evolve.

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Re: Waydoo Flyer One efoil
« Reply #2 on: August 05, 2020, 06:42:35 PM »
For sure and these are pretty good value at $5,500 US$
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Re: Waydoo Flyer One efoil
« Reply #3 on: August 06, 2020, 03:22:07 PM »
Cool video Piros, thanks for posting. Is that your Waydoo? Iíve been following Waydoo and their KickStarter campaign closely, since they would be the first relatively affordable Efoil for the masses. How has the reliability been? What has been your overall experience with it?

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Re: Waydoo Flyer One efoil
« Reply #4 on: August 06, 2020, 03:59:01 PM »
Sort of mine I'm just a tester will eventually give it back. All my gear is early proto and I did have a pairing issue with the remote , they eventually replaced my motor / assembly as it's all one piece . It turned out to be a programming issue which they have now resolved. They have a pretty big backer it's the DJI parent company that does the commercial side of drones for DJI . It's a stripped down version of an efoil with very clever design innovation to reduce cost. It doesnt have the speed , finish , battery life or extras of the Filteboard or Lift but it's still a really good eFoil. Very light and so simple to put together and simple to use. You get just over an hour out of the battery and apx 20 mph. I really like the high density foam board it's super tough and very forgiving if you land on it. They also have a carbon version coming out at 7k US$ but I havent seen it yet. The production models I believe are being relaesed this month with a few cosmetic variations to my early protos.  That will be the really big test seeing how they perform on mass.
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Re: Waydoo Flyer One efoil
« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2020, 05:04:45 PM »
There's a guy who rides some brand of eFoil a couple time a week outside of the surf break at Doheny. I think he launches from the harbor jetty. I've seen him wipe out and get thrown pretty hard a few times in choppy conditions. He just kind of goes around in circles.
It's not overhead to me!
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Re: Waydoo Flyer One efoil
« Reply #6 on: August 06, 2020, 06:52:41 PM »
Iíve heard efoils are the best way to learn to turn a foil well. I forget the name but thereís a guy on The Progression Project who talks about using one to progress more quickly for surfing.

 


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