Boundary Layer Technologies Introduces the Valo Hyperfoil Jet Ski
Are you ready for an entirely new kind of water experience? Foiling technology has been gaining popularity in recent years, and it’s no surprise that it has made its way to the personal watercraft industry. The latest design that has taken the water sports world by storm is the Valo Hyperfoil, a two-seater Jet Ski that can fly. Crafted by San Francisco-based startup Boundary Layer Technologies, this new personal watercraft combines cutting-edge design with eco-friendly features, making it a game changer in water sports.
The Valo Hyperfoil is unlike any Jet Ski you’ve ever seen. Yes, the body is stylish and sleek, but the technology behind it is genuinely revolutionary. This watercraft uses foiling technology to lift itself off the water, creating an entirely new kind of ride. But how exactly does the Valo Hyperfoil work?
The secret behind the Valo Hyperfoil’s impressive performance is its foil system. When used, the hull lifts out of the water, and the foils provide lift, allowing the watercraft to fly above the waves.
This system has a lot of benefits, including a smoother ride, better fuel efficiency, and, of course, the ability to fly. The lack of a wake means it’s more eco-friendly than traditional watercraft.
The Valo Hyperfoil is an electric vehicle, which makes it even more exciting. It’s powered by a high-performance electric motor that delivers impressive speed, a maximum of 42mph, and acceleration. It’s also hushed so that you won’t disturb wildlife or other boaters while on the water. This eco-friendly feature is another reason the Valo Hyperfoil is the future of watercraft.
You can expect an average runtime of around 2.3 hours, depending on how heavy you are on the throttle. No need to worry; it can be returned to full charge within 3 hours on a level 2 charger. An average cruising speed of 30mph will see a range of 68 miles based on a full charge.
Another great feature of the Valo Hyperfoil is its convenience. Like traditional vessels, it can be transported via a standard trailer designed for water vessels. The Valo Hyperfoil has retractable hydrofoils, making it easy to move.
This means you can take it with you wherever you go, whether heading to the lake, the beach, or even on a road trip. So the next question is, how much for this revolutionary ride? The Company is targeting a price point of around $59,000. It’s a pretty hefty price, but in the Company’s own words:
Boundary has already sold out its first round of founder edition vehicles meant for delivery at the end of 2023. Reservations for the next block, expected to be delivered at the end of 2024, are being taken today.
The Valo Hyperfoil is a true game-changer in the world of water sports. Its revolutionary design, eco-friendly features, and electric power make it an exciting and responsible watercraft. Whether you’re a seasoned water sports enthusiast or just looking for a fun new way to experience the water, the Valo Hyperfoil is an excellent choice. So, if you’re ready to take your water adventures (and your wallet) to the next level, try the Valo Hyperfoil.