Hovering across the Solent.


Today there remains only 1 passenger Hovercraft service in the UK, which runs from Southsea near Postsmouth to the Isle of Wight. (I must plan a trip as you never know when this service may stop). Many years ago I met Sir Christopher Cockerell the inventor of the Hovercraft, who lived on the Solent at Hythe. I also remember a cross channel car service of giant hovercraft from Dover to Calais and a hovercraft service from Southampton which stopped running many years ago.

Passanger Hovercraft of the Solent

Hovercraft of the Solent

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