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Hovertravel BHT130 hovercraft



Hovertravel BHT130 hovercraft
Hovertravel BHT130 hovercraft at sea

The Hovertravel BHT130 hovercraft was designed/built in the early years of the twenty-first century. Hoverwork designed the craft - the welded aluminium hull was fabricated at the Fishbourne works of Aluminium Ship Builders and the craft was fitted out at the Hoverwork's St. Helens works.
Hovertravel BHT130 hovercraft
Hovertravel BHT130 hovercraft at the Ryde terminal

The 'Solent Express', (the first of these 70 tonne, 130 seater craft) began trials in March 2007 and entered cross-Solent service on 14th June 2007.

See also: Ryde  -  Hovercraft Ferry  -  Passenger Ferries  -  Hovertravel

(By Admin: last updated - 26 Jan 2021)

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