Hovercrafts are totally cool. You can build a small one with a leaf blower for less than $50, or you can buy a big kit and spend a few grand. Of course, you can also opt for a commercial version that is fully manufactured “to marine leisure standards“, but however they chose to do it, here are a bunch of folks who are living the dream.
First of all, here is a great British TV show segment on some commercially available hovercrafts.
This guy in Thailand built his own hovercraft. I can’t tell if it was just for fun, or to serve a purpose…
A man and his hovercraft.
Here is how the Miles Community College builds em. (And here are the plans for how it’s done.)
Here are a bunch of folks in Ohio in 2003 racing their monster hovercraft!
What? You say you’ve got no time for building hovercrafts? Fine. Buy one already made!