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There are many hovercraft that come up for sale, but not all are suitable for cruising use, and there is little good information out there to help the buyer and indeed some of the information that is out there is pretty dubious. I hope this will help, but would encourage all potential buyers to make contact with the Hoverclub UK ( ) for further advice and guidance. But first, here are some pointers you might find useful:

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Whats it going to be used for?
Where are you going to use it?
Whats the hovercraft jargon?
What sorts of craft are there?
What types of skirts and fans are there?
What should I look out for in a craft?
What engine choices are there?
What are the different types of hull?
What should I be looking for when I check out a second hand craft?