Always wanted your own hovercraft? Introducing the Hov Pod. This personal hovercraft is made from carbon fiber/kevlar composite to keep things light without sacrificing structural integrity. It’s powered by a 120-horsepower engine, and can seat 7 adults comfortably, meaning no more waiting for rides. Best of all, the hovercraft has segmented skirts, so if one section is damaged, just that segment needs to be replaced, rather than the whole skirt, thus reducing running costs. Continue reading for a video and more information.
“We rejected the materials other suppliers use – we tested neoprene coated nylon but found this degrades when exposed to UV or sunlight. We also tried Hypalon, but found this to tear too easily – we don’t want to make money through providing frequent replacements,” according to the manufacturer.