Welcome To Hovercraft For Sale!
About Hovercraft For Sale.Com
Here you will find all the information you need before
you buy your next Hovercraft.
We are selling Hovercrafts in all shapes and sizes and we will be glad
to give you more information on telephone (we will call you) using
Hovercraft float on a cushion of air; they hover across sea, lakes,
rivers, grassland, marsh, sand, snow and ice! Hov Pods are safe,
reliable, durable, easy and great fun to fly, designed to make leisure
hovercraft ownership easy. The ultimate big boys toy, yet fun for all
the family - enjoy the unique sensation of travelling on a cushion of
air, ride over any flat surface at speeds of up to 45 mph !, this
hobby is seriously addictive!
Need a demo? Contact Hov Pod now for the name of your local promoter.
(Promoter opportunities still available)
*Invented 1956 by Sir Christopher Cockerell
*First tests carried out on Southampton Water, close to Hov Pod’s
*First Flight 31st May 1959, seven-ton, 20ft craft.
*By inserting a cat food tin into a coffee tin, and blowing a jet of
air through the gap between the walls of the tins, he proved that a
vehicle that could travel on cushion of air.
*Aimed at the scales, the blower's jet pressure alone was 1lb
(0.45kg). The jet coming out of the tin assembly when brought near the
scales gave 3lb (1.36kg).
*Racing craft – lightweight for fast speeds so compromised on quality
and safety .
*Kit or home built craft – cost is main concern so compromised on
durability and safety.
*Marine Leisure & Commercial craft designed for safety, reliability,
durability, ease of use.
*Hov Pod first hovercraft built specifically for marine leisure
*Hov Pod design focuses on reliability, durability, safety, ease of
service and ease of use.
Use the Hov Pod Hovercraft as:
A superyacht tender to lower and go anywhere on water, or straight on
to land. A thrillingly different and exciting slide and glide high
speed toy. A way of exploring or getting to all those secluded or
inaccessible places no one else can get to. The way to beat the tides
and leave home or reach a mooring at any time of day. A unique machine
for fun or access over any difficult terrain such as swamps,
estuaries, sandbars, flooded ground, reeds, submerged coral, ice etc.
A responsive and economical rescue, survey, patrol or inspection
A team building, activity, adventure, charter or rental income earner.
Regarding Regulations and Certification
We often get asked what regulations
apply to Personal Leisure Hovercraft in the UK and Europe
Read more about this ...
The Hov Pod Design Philosophy
Until now, hovercraft have tended to be
backyard vehicles or supplied in kit form, designed by enthusiasts
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