‘Flight Testing’ a Hydrofoil Speed Boat: The Future of Electric Water Travel

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Taking off in Candela’s all-electric C8 leisure craft on the San Francisco Bay, CNET’s Claire Reilly got a taste of just how smooth a hydrofoil ride can be.

0:00 Intro
0:37 Candela C-8
1:08 C-8 Batteries
1:24 The C-Pod Motor
1:41 It’s Quiet
2:30 Power Usage
2:49 Science Behind Hydrofoil
3:31 Take-Off
4:33 C-8 Ride Along
5:36 Pilot Seat
6:22 Pricing / Availability
6:46 Conclusion

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