Nothing is as exciting as an outdated mode of transport. In the olden days, men even used to refer to cars and boats as ladies and give them special names.
A ‘flight’ aboard the Princess Margaret was wonderfully noisy and very nearly juddered your socks off. She held no truck with comfort, health or safety. But she was quick. At just 22 minutes from skirt inflation to French landing, she made the so-called Chunnel look like the lazy modern option.
Enjoy a trip on the sole remaining hovercraft service, to the Isle of Wight – a recommended holiday destination where time stopped in 1979.