Hovertechincs Hoverguard 700 hovercraft

Hoverguard 700 Features and Options

Hovercraft Payload (standard equipment): 750 lbs (340 kg)
Hull: 14'6" long x 6'6" wide (4.42 m x 1.98 m)
Choice of Hull Colors: RED/WHITE/YELLOW (Standard)/NON-STANDARD BASE COLOR (Extra charges on request)
Speed: 40 mph (64 kph) on calm water, 70 mph (112 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:

  • 100 HP, two-cycle, two-cylinder water-cooled engine with high performance muffler
  • Electric and recoil start
  • Dual carburetors with automatic oil injection system
  • Exhaust gas temperature gauges
  • Tachometer
  • Hourmeter
  • Two 6 gallon (22.7 l) portable plastic fuel tanks with switch-over valve
  • 525 cca maintenance-free battery
  • 36" (91 cms) 12 bladed fan driven through a belt and crankshaft mounted pulley system
  • Removable fanguard and engine cover
  • Air-straighteners, four rudder steering system
  • "Front-first" lift air system with variable lift and thrust control
  • 76 Hypalon® coated skirts and stainless steel skirt anchors
  • Heavy duty drag flap
  • UHMW underhull protection
  • Eight 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
  • Combined siren and public address system
  • Two rear-mounted first aid stowage boxes
  • Heater/defroster system
  • All Kevlar® bottom hull
  • Non-standard base color
  • Thunder® T3 hearing protection
  • Mustang® survival suits and vests
  • Garmin® GPS

Hoverguard 700 Technical Specifications

DIMENSIONS

Length
14'6" (442 cms)
Width
6'6" (198 cms)
Cockpit Length
7'0" (2.13 m)
Cockpit Width
4'6" (1.35 m)
Height
64" (163 cms)
Approx Dry Weight
750 lbs (341 kg)

ENGINE

Type
Rotax 2-cycle/2-cylinder
Capacity
597 cu. in. (4.3 l)
Max. Horsepower
100 HP
Max RPM
8,000
Fuel Capacity
12 US gallons (45.5 liters)
Battery
525 cca
Ignition
12 Volt electronic
Charging
20 amp
Cooling
Liquid
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
76

PERFORMANCE

Max Payload
750 lbs (341 kg)
Speed Calm Water
40 mph (64 km)
Speed Smooth Ice
60 mph (96 km)
Cushion (hump) time w/ calm water & max load
5 seconds
Max Wave Handling Capacity
2 ft (60 cms)
Turning Capability
180º and 360º turns on land, ice & water

Fly-On, Fly-Off Hovertrailer Specification for Hoverguard 700 or Hovertour 700

Construction
  • Welded, painted steel swing and 14 ft x 6 ft (4.27 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 3,500 lb (1, 588 kg) capacity rubber torsion axles
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)
  • Length (incl tongue): 16' 2"
Trailer Weight
750 lbs (341 kg)
Max Weight Capacity (trailer plus load)
2,000 lbs (907 kg)
Options
  • Spare wheel and tire
  • 6' (1.83 m) lever release tie down

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