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 12/27/2012 - President's Blog Update

12/4/2012 - Yep it's Rocket Science! - Help fund Bob Windt's book "Yep it's Rocket Science" by Sara Ford.  Click HERE to read all about it and make your pledge to help fund this book and get it into the hands of school children. 

11/19/2012 - Hoverally 2013
At this time the club is soliciting bids for Hoverally 2013. We would like to invite all event organizers to consider any venues you feel could be a suitable host for our club's largest annual event. The board of directors will consider proposals from all who are interested. Some things we are looking for in a Hoverally host site include a midwestern location, the ability to have cruising and racing opportunities, and availability of camping, lodging, and dining facilities.  If you have a suggestion please contact club president Scott Hull, or any Club Director.

11/5/2012 - Hovercraft Insurance is now available for club members.  Click the link for details

11/1/2012 Whitewater River Cruise, Southern Indiana - 11/3/2012 Hover-in is only two days away. Come join us for our first cruise on the beautiful Whitewater River and last cruise of the year.  Click the link the register.

Big Spring, TN Cruise at the Rural Retreat Campground - 10/19/2012 Hover-in is only one week away. Come find out why this event has been the longest running hover-in for over 30 years.  Click the link the register.

10/12/2012 - Things are changing in the way we share our Hover experiences.  Read club President Scott Hull's latest "Hover Blog".

10/11/2012  - Chilson Pond Race Results and National Points Champion Results available

Click HERE for Race results


9/15/2012 -   The Hoverclub of America extends its deepest sympathies to the family of Michael Feulner who passed away after a tragic racing accident at the World Hovercraft Championships on Sept 14.  We are shocked and grieved over this news.  Please hold Michael's family in your prayers and thoughts.   Please Click Here for a statement from the World Hovercraft Federation.

9/10/2012 - World Hovercraft Championship - The Live Stream Webcast coverage begins Wednesday and goes through Sunday.  Watch the races LIVE from Saalburg, Germany at  Coverage will start at 7am USA ET daily. 

8/24/2012 - HOVERNEWS Jul/Aug 2012 Issue now available!

8/19/2012 - Hoverally 2012 is less than 2 weeks away!  Have you registered yet?

8/14/2012 - Brazos River, TX Cruise update - 
Think about cruising in Texas this October on the Brazos river.  New video added - Click the link for details

8/1/2012 - Hoverally less than a month away!  Register now to take advantage of low rates!

7/23/2012 - Special Hoverally Hotel Rate - 
A block of hotel rooms at the Holiday Inn Express has been reserved for Hoverclub members.  The Holiday Inn Express is just 5

minutes from the Kimmel Park rally site.  Click the link and scroll down to the lodging information section for details.

7/19/2012 - Chilson Pond Races, Brighton MI - 9/29/2012 - 
New date!! Sept. 29-30. Mark your Calendar.

7/13/2012 - Les Cheneaux Islands Hover-in - Click this link Les Cheneaux Islands Hover-in - 8/3/2012 for new information.

6/21/2012 - HOVERNEWS Updates -  Check out the lastest issue (May/June).  Also - back issues from 2008 are now available, with 2007 coming on-line this week. Take some time to enjoy the memories as we look back on our past events through the eyes of HOVERNEWS!

5/14/2012 - Chilson Pond Results published.  Click this link for official Race Results.

  Click the links for Event Budget Results and Income Details

4/30/2012 - Chilson Pond Races to be broadcast live streaming over the internet - and can be viewed at the web site on May 5 & 6, 1pm - 5pm.  This capability is brought to you by a partnership of Keith Oakley, the Hoverclub of Great Britain, and the Hoverclub of America.  Watch the racing from the UK in the morning, then watch the races from Chilson Pond!!

4/21/2012 - Two events coming up in the next few weeks - the Chilson Pond Races & theWhite River Cruise. Please consider attending these events and register right on this website. Just go to the event calendar and click on the event you want to attend.  Next click on the "Register" button. Registering helps the event organizers know who's coming.

3/29/2012 - Have you ever been looking for a source of technical information to do those experimental projects on your hovercraft? Check out this source and let us know how useful this is. I think you techies will like it. 

3/22/12- Got a cruise you are thinking of attending this year? Why not plan a few cruises now. Take a look at our easy  Cruising planning tool at the bottom of the page.

3/20/12 - Racing is ON!!  First Race is May 4-6  Chilson Pond Races, Brighton MI - 5/4/2012

3/6/12 - Florida Cruise March 23-25 Update - Click HERE for event information

3/5/12 - Another Blog update - from Hoverclub President Scott Hull "Mid winter's mind meld."

2/27/12 Do you cruise in Ohio State Parks? Here is a Map and some regs regarding which parks are legal to hover in.

2/27/12 - Ever wonder where we get our rules and regulations. Check out this great summary of the Pleasure Motorboat Model Noise Act Think of how our sport applies to this problem.

2/14/12 - Another Blog update - from Hoverclub President Scott Hull "February comes but once a year."

2/8/12   Missing that manual for your Starcruiser? Here it is Keep a copy handy when you hover!

2/7/12 -Devil's Lake Hover-in Update: Feb 4 & 5 2012 See what you missed!! Don't miss another one like this. 

2/6/12 - Lake Geneva and Belleville Lake Ice-Hoverins  CANCELLED due to lack of ice! 

2/1/12 - HOVERALLY 2012 announced!  Click the link for the details!

1/27/12 - The Hoverclub has a new mailing address - click the link to view 

1/24/12 -  Join us on our Facebook page We now have over 200 friends following the HCA page. Chat with us or just watch the interesting hover news from friends all over the world.

1/19/12 - Another Blog update - from Club president Scott Hull Weird winter weather.