Manta5 SL3 Technical Specifications

Top Features

  • Throttle Override
  • Variable Electric Assist
  • Up to 4.5 Hours Ride Time
  • Easy Launch Technology
  • Modular Design for In-car Transport
  • Toolless Detachable Battery
  • Carbon Fibre Foils
  • IP67 Motor and Housing

Ride Duration

The longest ride duration of any electric foiling product on the market.

Manta5 Ride Duration Battery Chart


Speeds vary based on ride conditions, rider weight & ability

Top-end speed: 20 kph | 12 mph
Cruising speed:
 11 kph | 7 mph
Minimum speed: 6 kph | 4 mph

Chop and swell capabilities

Handles rolling swell and choppy conditions. The SL3 ‚Äėslices‚Äô through tougher conditions than conventional SUPs, kayaks and most personal watercraft.

Hire market durability

New hardwearing monocoque chassis, a new robust drivetrain and fully sealed gearboxes are designed with commercial hire operators in mind.


The Hydrofoiler SL3 features quick connection parts that breaks the bike into 5 sub-assemblies. Transport in car and carry to the water by hand.


Ultra low maintenance, no high wear drive components like on most bicycles. Simple hose wash down after salt water riding.¬† Access for servicing/replacing modules requires less tools‚Äč. Further modularity built in to sub-assemblies for affordable repair ‚Äď when a fault occurs the replacement is of the affected module, not the whole assembly‚Äč.

Battery charge time

Hydropack 1000 Battery: 3 hours

Hydropack 600 Battery: 2 hours

Assembled dimensions

1.4 m High x 2 m Wide x 2.2 m Long  |  4.5 ft High, 6.5 ft Wide, 7.2 ft Long

Parts weight

Chassis: 10.1 kg | 22 lbs
Drive Train: 13.9 kg | 30 lbs
FC2 Rear foil: 5.8 kg | 12.5 lbs
HE2 Carbon rear foil: 2.9 kg | 6 lbs
Hydropack 1000 Battery: 8.6 kg | 19 lbs
Hydropack 600 Battery: 7.1 kg | 15.5 lbs
Tiller and front foil: 1.9 kg | 4 lbs

Added modularity to the SL3 has reduced the overall carry weight with the heaviest module being 13.9kg (30pounds)


Rear Foil: HE2 Carbon

Manta5 Carbon Fiber HE2 Rear Foil

Super lightweight and high strength.

Connection: Custom Tapered Shoe
Aspect ratio: High (10)
Wingspan: 6‚Äô6‚ÄĚ (2 m)

Front Foil: HE2 Carbon

Manta5 Carbon Fiber Front Foil

Super lightweight and high strength.
Wingspan: 3‚Äô11‚ÄĚ (1.2 m)

Rear Foil: FC2 Fixed Chord

Manta5 FC2 Rear Foil

Built for learners. Durable, low-cost entry option
for new riders and hire operators.

Connection: Custom Tapered Shoe
Aspect ratio: High (10)
Wingspan: 6‚Äô6‚ÄĚ (2 m)



  • Composite frame with integrated buoyancy
  • Toolless Detachable Drive unit for easy transport and storage


  • Sealed drive unit:¬†3 purpose-built Manta5 Gearboxes IPX8 rated
  • Gearbox:¬†Custom planetary¬†
  • Driveshaft:¬†aluminium
  • Propeller shaft:¬†stainless steel
  • Propeller:¬†carbon fibre reinforced nylon


  • Motor:¬†Custom in-line motor, sealed to IP67
  • Gearbox:¬†Custom planetary gearbox with torque, speed and temperature control, with the ability to assist pedal power or operate individually¬†
  • Power:¬†2500 watts
  • Control:¬†Wired Manta5 Remote

Hydropack Batteries

  • Chemistry:¬†Lithium-ion
  • Voltage:¬†52V (Nominal)
  • Hydropack 1000:¬†1000 Wh
  • Hydropack 600:¬†600 Wh
  • Peak Discharge:¬†3000W
  • Housing:¬†Dual layer marine grade housing. Clear outer layer for easy inspection. IP67 rated. Integrated¬†Battery Management System¬†with constant ‚Äėpulse‚Äô monitoring system.
  • Charger:¬†52V 110/240V AC input

Bluetooth Ride Controller

  • Firmware updates via Bluetooth
  • Integrated LCD display: Live Battery Level, Assist Level, Throttle position, System Warnings, Rider Power Display, Rider Cadence Display
  • Increase/decrease electrical pedal assist (10 Assist power levels)
  • Torque and cadence-controlled motor power
  • Throttle Override
  • Different Ride modes: Pedal Assist with optional throttle override (Default), Boost (Full throttle, Max Speed)