Hovercraft are easy to operate

Due to their characteristics, Hovercraft offer operational advantages unknown to conventional displacement vessels: 

  • shortcutting of routes is possible
  • quick landing on solid soil; no time-consuming mooring
  • easy and quick embarkation on steady vessel
  • no sea-sickness of passengers (sea-sickness only occurs below the frequency of movement of approx. 1Hz.)
  • hull stays clear from cockles as hull is not in water
  • easy maintenance on land, no dry docks necessarry
  • turning within its own length with ease
  • no harbours required


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