Video Log Episode Six – Marc Jacobs Takes A Ride

Professional Kitesurfer Marc Jacobs trades in his Kiteboard for the Hydrofoil Bike. Massive thanks to Marc for coming out!     More videos uploaded every week. Subscribe to our YouTube...

2018 Hutchwilco Boat Show

2018 Hutchwilco Boat Show Not to miss an opportunity to have some hydrofoil chat and showcase our Hydrofoiler XE-1, we were off to the Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show. The four day expo at the ASB Showgrounds in Auckland saw every different water vessel you could...

Video Log Episode Four – South Island Tour

Cold, Wind, Rain and a whole bunch of fun! This accurately sums up Manta5’s recent trip to the South Island. Check out the highlights from 12 days in the south.     More videos uploaded every week. Subscribe to our YouTube...

Video Log Episode Three – Pauanui Waterways

Today our team hung out at the Pauanui waterways. We had Phil and the family around to test the bike out. Watch to see what they had to say about their experience riding the bike.     More videos uploaded every week. Subscribe to our YouTube...

South Island Tour

A Journey to the Deep South Cold, Wind, Rain and whole bunch of fun! This accurately sums up Manta5’s recent trip to the South Island.   Only having 12 days, 4 main destinations and well over 3,000km’s of travel ahead, our riding crew had a full loaded itinerary ahead...

Video Log Episode Two – Does it handle the chop?

The number one question we get asked is whether the bike can handle the chop? In short, yes it does. So much fun making this one! Check it out.     More videos uploaded every week. Subscribe to our YouTube...

Video Log Episode One – TAUPO

What better place to start this series than the mighty Lake Taupo. We’ve never ridden in clearer waters! Join our team as we start our journey riding across New Zealand     More videos uploaded every week. Subscribe to our YouTube...

Celebrating The Manta5 Launch

After beginning our first ever pre-sale on the 28th February 2018, we thought what better way to celebrate our success so far than with an official launch party. What was first planned to be a small staff celebration then grew to be a large event with more than 150...

Newshub Reporter Rides the Bike

Thanks to the Wilhelmina and the team at Newshub for making the trip down to Lake Karapiro. Only took four attempts!    If you've ever dreamed about walking on water, Kiwi innovator Guy Howard-Willis has made the next best thing. "I love cycling and water sports - and...

Manta5 Gone Viral

Recently, Manta5 posted a video of our prototype in action. This video was originally intended for R&D purposes only, and all it did was showcase the basic features of the bike. The team was blown away when the video gained 240 million views between...

Manta5’s Hydrofoil Bike at Big Boys Toys Expo 2017

After some final touches to the Hydrofoilers™, we were on our way up to the ‘big smoke’ to showcase the Hydrofoiler™ XE-1 at Auckland’s Big Boys Toys. Many weeks of preparation had been leading up to the three day event and we were ecstatic about our first public...

University of Waikato Alumni Play Pivotal Role in Manta5 Development

The Manta5 Hydrofoiler™ has just won ‘Gold’ in the prestigious Best Awards, thanks in part to seven Waikato Alumni. The Manta5 Hydrofoiler™ is the brain-child of Guy Howard-Willis - Founder of Torpedo7 and 1-day.co.nz - which has been brought to life by Roland Alonzo,...

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