Hydrofoiler XE-1


The world’s first water bike that replicates the cycling experience on water.

Using the same foiling technology as America’s Cup sailboats, Manta5 has created a surreal sensation of flight.

The XE-1 is suitable for a wide range of fitness levels. Cycle along ocean coastlines, train along waterways, or cruise lakeside with friends and family.

Join the thousands of enthusiasts around the globe pioneering cycling’s new frontier.

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Hydrofoiler XE-1


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Shipping and handling calculated based on end delivery location upon submission of order. 

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Once you have placed your order a Manta5 team member will be in contact to confirm the estimated lead-time for your chosen product(s). Alternatively, you can request a quote by emailing hello@manta5.com 

Hydrofoiler XE-1 Top Specs

  • Ride time
    Up to 4 hours
  • Battery capacity
    882 Wh
  • Top Speed
    21 kph | 13 mph | 11 kn
  • Recharge time
    3 hours
  • Minimum foiling speed
    9 kph | 6 mph | 5 kn
  • Total weight
    31 kg | 68 lbs


    All Hydrofoiler XE-1’s are packed and delivered to your preferred shipping address. Shipping is calculated at time of order. Approximate shipping rates are:


    • United States: Starting from $600 USD to contiguous United States; $900 USD per bike to Hawaii
    • Europe/UK: Starting from €600 EURO
    • New Zealand: $550 NZD

    Taxes (incl. VAT) are not included in the shipping cost. Subject to state and local taxes. Customs and handling fees are included in the shipping price.

    All Hydrofoiler XE-1’s come with a comprehensive replacement warranty for all XE-1 components and frame. To read more about the warranty, please click here.

    To read more about the terms and conditions of sale, please click here.

    If you can ride a bike and swim you will be able to ride the Hydrofoiler XE-1. Certain techniques like the submerged launch take more time to master. Most people can launch from a beach or jetty within a few attempts. Manta5 has a wealth of resources to get you up and foiling quickly. See training.manta5.com.

    The ergonomics of the handlebars, seat and pedals means that one bike fits a family of different sized riders. Rider’s up to 220lbs (100kgs) are able to launch and foil.

    The most surreal cycling experience to date

    Join together a love of cycling and water. A community of riders is forming, and cycling on water’s future is set to be an exciting one. This is your chance to make history and play a pioneering role in shaping cycling’s new frontier in your backyard.

    Eco friendly

    7 levels of electric assist


    Top speed: 21 km/h
    Cruising speed: 9 km/h


    Up to 4 hours ride time


    Easy transport and assembly


    Handles chop and waves

    Crossing New Zealand’s Cook Strait – 29km across one of the most notorius bodies of water.

    Record Breaking

    Crossing New Zealand’s Cook Strait – 29 km across one of the most notorious bodies of water.

    Join over a thousand riders across the globe.

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