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Hovercrafting is the activity of riding on a powered craft which is lifted from the ground by a large fan. Hovercrafting can take place over land or water.

Who is it suitable for?
Hovercrafting is mainly for Scouts and older sections.

Additional Information
Why not try building your own hovercraft as a section and then learning to drive it, the Hovercraft Club of Great Brittain (HCGB) have some great resources to support this.

Badge Links
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How to run/provide hovercrafting

There are 3 ways of running Hovercrafting in Scouting. These are:

  1. Scout-led activity - running hovercrafting yourself or using someone else in Scouting

  2. Externally-led activity - running hovercrafting using an external provider

  3. Activity for adult groups - running hovercrafting for a group entirely of adults

Useful links

The National Governing Body for hovercrafting is:

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