Ryan Westmerland and Pascale Geoffrion

Assembling their Neoteric Hovercraft Kit

The hovercraft kit arrives after a long journey.

Preparing the duct structure for installation of the thrust bell.

Overall view of the assembly shop.

Fitting the front grab handles, electrical wiring, windshield, and port glove box.

Installing the reverse thrust computer enclosure inside ducting.

Ryan Westmerland’s son is involved in skirt installation. The front side-by-side seat can be seen on the bench undergoing assembly.

Ryan Westmerland hovering on a tidal lagoon near Gillespies Beach in South Westland in New Zealand.

The Hovertrek used for fishing at the mouth of the Whataroa River in New Zealand.