Slider Sport: Exciting
and easy to drive yet challenging in difficult areas. You have this
exhilarating freedom of skating on the surface of land/water or
anything in between. The unique skirt design gives Slider amazing
stability when performing those breath-taking spins and turns.
Slider XL: Family
adventure, backwater hunting trips, long distance shallow water
transport or light commercial use. With a longer hull and greater
carrying capacity, Slider Sport’s big brother offers all the
fun of the Slider. When at rest on the water the Slider XL may be
used as a very stable floating platform for sporting activities
such as fishing, shooting or diving - a sporty workhorse with a
measured edge over other hovercraft on the market.
“SLIDER” - THE MOST ADVANCED LIGHT
HOVERCRAFT IN THE WORLD.
Hull Design: Constructed
of strong lightweight GRP (fibreglass) Slider’s design offers
excellent visibility and ease of control. The aerodynamic shape
allows Slider to accelerate rapidly and slip through the air with
ease. For stowage of jackets, light baggage and camping, fishing,
and hunting equipment, there are two generous compartments; one
within the central well having easy access from under the motorcycle
style seat and the other through the hatch in the front fairing.
Marinised components and fittings are used exclusively throughout
The skirt is a permanently pressured, twin-cell loop and segment
design. Each segment is individually air-fed to provide reduced
friction and a smooth ride over irregular surfaces. This unique
design has three distinct advantages: At speed the skirt provides
Slider with great stability; Should Slider have some degree of impact
the loop acts as a fender to protect the structure of the craft
and enhance passenger safety; When at rest on the water the loop
becomes a buoyancy chamber and Slider is a stable platform for fishing,
duck-shooting, diving or just relaxing.
Motor and Fans:
Slider is powered by a reliable, compact and lightweight German
engine, delivering high torque at low rpm (ideal for long life)
to drive the high efficiency lift and thrust fans. The motor, exhaust
system, and lift fans are positioned rearward of the passenger seat
and are totally enclosed for safe, quiet operation.
is a fully amphibious hovercraft equally at home on water, swamp,
snow, ice or dry land and it smoothly transitions between them all.
At speed Slider has practically no wake wash to damage river banks
and it is the only surface craft which can pass over environmentally
sensitive areas without disturbing the surface ecology. Slider is
safer than the average powerboat having no underwater hull or propeller
to endanger swimmers, aquatic life, or entangle ropes. A twist-grip
throttle, handlebar steering and twin aerodynamic rudders offer
the driver responsive control. With a full fuel tank it will cruise
for upto 4hours.