Cycling's New Frontier.


The Manta5 Hydrofoiler XE-1 combines the thrill of cycling with the joy of open water. Both fast and maneuverable, hydrofoiling is a surreal experience like no other. Not just fun, the Manta5 Hydrofoiler also provides a workout similar to cycling, with variable pedal assist that can be dialed up or down to fit your needs.


Designed for a wide range of body types and fitness levels.  Learn more >


Quiet and quick. Take in a new cycling frontier without roads or traffic. Learn more >


Cut through moderate chop and swell in both salt and fresh water. Learn more >


From advanced design to superior materials, we’ve spent more than seven years innovating to deliver a cutting-edge  watercraft.

Using the same technology as America’s Cup sailboats, the Hydrofoiler's  sporty design is complemented by truly responsive riding dynamics and seamlessly integrated technology.



Chassis and gears

  • Aircraft grade TIG welded 6061-T6 aluminium frame
  • Hybrid drivetrain with industry standard components for easy replacement 
  • Buoyancy modules designed to streamline the Hydrofoiler both above and below water 
  • Easy maintenance crank-set sub-assembly, gearbox sub-assembly, and the propeller/shaft sub-assembly

Electric motor

  • IP68 rated electric motor 
  • 460 watts of pedal assist power
  • Specially designed cooling fins, integrated RPM and double pedal torque sensors to ensure optimal motor temperature

Carbon fibre hydrofoils

  • Foil tip design minimises drag and extends effective wingspan 
  • Rear wingspan measures 6.5ft. Front wing, 4ft. General purpose foils. Suitable for lakes, rivers, and ocean


  • Fully submersible IP68 rated battery housing system
  • 70 cell lithium ion pack
  • 36 volts of power capable of supplying 22 amps
  • Easy access charging connector with a 3 hour charge time
  • 60 minutes run time on maximum assist level*
  • Heads Up Display includes on/off, and battery level indicator

*Estimated battery run time may vary depending on the weight of the rider, weather conditions, and level of assist.

"Front Tiller" - Nose of bike

  • Front tiller pivots automatically to adjust ride height to suit different water conditions, ensuring optimal planing levels, and rider efficiency.

Weighing a total of 29kgs (including motor and battery) the Hydrofoiler XE-1 is as lightweight as industry standard e-bikes. Total bike weight may vary based on production componentry.

Easy Transport

Disassembles in minutes for in car transport.

Carry to the water by hand.

Designed for performance. built for adventure.

Using the same technology as America's Cup sailboats, the Hydrofoiler XE-1 expands 

your cycling possibilities on a range of new water frontiers.





Presale is open for the Hydrofoiler XE-1 with shipping starting from early 2020. Secure your place in line today with a 50% refundable deposit ($3745).

Deliveries begin late 2019 and into early 2020. Throughout production you will receive regular news and updates regarding your bike's assembly. 

Delivery April 2020 - SOLD OUT 

Delivery May 2020 - SOLD OUT

Delivery June 2020 - OPEN NOW


Hydrofoiler™ XE-1

Introductory Price $7,490.00 USD


Final payment due eight weeks prior to assembly.

Secure your place in line with a 50% refundable deposit

Introductory offer of $7,490 will end on April 1, 2020. Standard retail price will be $8,990.

Production status

Delivery April 2020 - SOLD OUT 

Delivery May 2020 - SOLD OUT

Delivery June 2020 - OPEN NOW

Got questions? Call +17866050067 or email here

More Information

Shipping and delivery

All Hydrofoiler XE-1’s are packed and delivered to your preferred shipping address. Manta5 will confirm your address one month out from production assembly. Orders will be shipped in order of reservation number. 

 Final shipping costs and associated tax/es will be quoted and billed at the time of final payment.Please see your estimated shipping rates below: 

  • United States: $250 USD 
  • United Kingdom: £200 GBP plus applicable country tax. 
  • Europe: €200 EUR plus applicable country VAT. 
  • New Zealand: $125 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. 

Please note: We will invoice customers for shipping and taxes as applicable when taking final payment. 

Manta5 Hydrofoilers are currently only available for pre-order in the United States, United Kingdom, New Zealand and Europe. If you reside outside of these regions please register your interest here, you will be notified as soon as Manta5 opens to your country. 

If you have any other questions please get in touch at

Payment options

Before your bike is shipped you will have the ability to choose a payment option that suits you. Manta5 can invoice you the outstanding amount for one final payment via credit card or bank transfer. Alternatively, you can complete your purchase via flexible installments, again via credit card or bank transfer. 

Manta5 will reach out to you personally regarding both of these options during production.

How the presale works

A 50% deposit, or full payment secures your bike and position on the pre-order list. Throughout the production window customers will receive news and updates from Manta5 regarding their bike’s production and assembly.

The initial 50% deposit and subsequent installments are refundable at any time throughout the production window (less credit card processing fees). The remaining balance is to be paid at least eight weeks from your bike’s assembly, at which point Manta5 will provide notification of this well in advance.

Any performance upgrades or new components developed for during production will be offered to you free of charge. Prior to delivery, you will get exclusive access to an online portal for educational and recreational purposes, covering a range of areas including production updates, lessons, servicing, community meet-ups, and tips.

Once a pre-order has been placed, our Manta5 customer success team will reach out to you personally. They will look after you and help answer any questions you may have throughout production.

Please note your deposit, or your position on the pre-order list is not transferable or assignable to another party without the prior written approval of Manta5.

Get in touch

“From advanced design to superior materials, we’ve spent more than seven years innovating to deliver a cutting edge watercraft with a truly unique riding experience. This is your chance to pioneer the next evolution in cycling.” 

Guy Howard-Willis