IHS Purposes and Objectives

IHS Purposes and Objectives

Purposes and Objectives


  • Foster advancement of hydrofoil technology.
  • Serve as a source of expert knowledge on hydrofoils and hydrofoil technology.
  • Provide an international forum for interchange of information and ideas on hydrofoil
    technology, design, construction, and operation.
  • Build and maintain a library of information and data on hydrofoils and hydrofoil technology and disseminate to interested persons and organizations.
  • Foster and participate in conferences and exhibitions related to hydrofoil technology
  • Promote commercial, military and recreational application of hydrofoils.
  • Foster educational activities about hydrofoils and related technologies.
  • Act as a spokesman for the world hydrofoil community.


The newsletter can be viewed and downloaded for free from the IHS website, www.foils.org
Membership is free: Contact president@foils.org

Sustaining Members

P.O. Box 1130
Severna Park, MD 21146
Founded in 1970 – IHS is a nonprofit tax-exempt organization