Hovertechincs Hoverguard 600 hovercraft

Hoverguard 600 Features and Options

Hovercraft Payload (standard equipment): 600 lbs (272 kg)
Hull: 12'6" long x 6'6" wide (3.81 m x 1.98 m)
Choice of Hull Colors: RED/WHITE
Speed: 30 mph (48 kph) on calm water, 50 mph (80 kph) on smooth ice
Max Wave Handling Capacity: 2 ft (60 cms)
Turning Capability: 180 and 360 degree turns on land, ice and water

Standard equipment:

  • 2-Cycle, 2-cylinder 60 HP air-cooled engine with high performance muffler
  • Electric and recoil start
  • Dual carburetors with automatic oil injection system
  • 720 ccca maintenance-free battery
  • Exhaust gas temperature gauges
  • Tachometer
  • Hourmeter
  • Two six gallon (22.7 l) portable plastic fuel tanks with switch-over valve
  • 36" (91 cms) 12 bladed fan driven through a 510H200 belt and crankshaft mounted pulley system
  • "Front-first" lift air system with variable lift and thrust control
  • 68 Hypalon® coated skirts and stainless steel skirt anchors
  • Heavy duty drag flap
  • Four custom extruded replaceable, hardened aluminum skid rails
  • Removable fanguard and engine cover
  • Air-straighteners,four rudder steering system
  • Six foot long space on each side of the center console
  • 16" (40 cms) windshield
  • Seating pad
  • Stowage pocket
  • Bilge pump
  • Two side-mounted grab rails
  • Two 8' (2.4 m) grapple poles
  • Two 20" (50 cm) ring buoys
  • Navigation, bow and twin 55 watt operating lights
  • One duct-mounted amber strobe light (120 flashes/min)
  • Accessory power plug
  • Battery master switch
  • Lift and mooring eyes

Options:

  • Salt water muffler
  • Carburetor compensator Tempa-Flow
  • Crew protection windshield with wiper (in place of 16" windshield)
  • Removable vinyl cockpit  enclosure
  • Dual signal horn
  • Combined siren and public address system
  • Two rear-mounted first aid stowage boxes
  • All Kevlar® bottom hull
  • Non-standard base color
  • Thunder® T3 hearing protection
  • Mustang® survival suits and vests

Hoverguard 600 Technical Specifications

DIMENSIONS

Length
12'5"(381 cms)
Width
6'6" (198 cms)
Cockpit Length
5'0" (1.5 m)
Cockpit Width
4'6" (1.35 m)
Height
64" (163 cms)
Approx Dry Weight
700 lbs (318 kg)

ENGINE

Type
2-cycle/2-cylinder
Capacity
497 cc
Max. Horsepower
60 HP
Max RPM
7,200
Fuel Capacity
12 US gal (45.4 l)
Battery
525 cca
Ignition
12 V CDI
Charging
15 amp
Cooling
Fan Air
Carburetor
MIKUNI DUAL

THRUST SYSTEM

Fans
Single Lift/Thrust
Fan Diameter
36" (91.5 cms)
Variable Splitter
CABLE

CUSHION

Max Hoverheight
8" (20 cms)
# of Skirt Segments
68

PERFORMANCE

Max Payload
600 lbs (270 kg)
Speed Calm Water
40 mph (48 km)
Speed Smooth Ice
50 mph (80 km)
Cushion (hump) time w/ calm water & max load
8 seconds
Max Wave Handling Capacity
2 ft (60 cms)
Turning Capability
180º and 360º turns on land, ice & water

Fly-On, Fly-Off Hovertrailer Specifications for Hoverstar LC, Hoverstar Sportsman or Hoverguard 600

Construction
  • Welded, painted steel, swing and 12 ft x 6 ft (3.66 m x 1.83 m) tilt bed for fly-on, fly-off operation
  • Painted exterior grade plywood decking
  • Angled side boards to center and guide hovercraft
Axle
Single 2,000 lb (907 kg) capacity rubber torsion axle
Wheels & Tires
Two 20.5 x 8.0 x 10 load range C wide base wheels and tires
Lighting
  • Three rear marker lights
  • Two combined tail, brake and turn signal lights
  • Flat four pin electrical connector
Coupler
  • 2 inch (5 cms) Class I ball and socket type coupler
  • Safety chains
Dimensions
  • Width: 8' (2.44 m)
  • Length (incl tongue): 16' 2" (4.93 m)
Trailer Weight
650 lbs (295 kg)
Max Weight Capacity (trailer plus load)
2,000 lbs (909 kg)
Options
  • Spare wheel and tire
  • 6' (1.83 m) lever release tie down

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