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And for those who have everything...


Forget Jet Skis. “Motorized surfboards have emerged from relative obscurity to take beaches by storm.” Electric or gas-powered, they can be found “almost anywhere water and wealth coexist,” offering novice surfers “a significan­tly better fun-to-frustratio­n ratio” than traditiona­l boards. Take the

Lift3 eFoil, which Mark Zuckerberg rode last summer. Piloted with a handheld remote, the electric hydrofoil touches 30 mph as it levitates above the water. As it accelerate­s, a wing-like structure beneath the board creates lift, “giving you the feeling you’re soaring like Marty McFly in Back to the Future Part II.” $12,000,


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