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Hapas free to a good home

Posted: Sun Aug 21, 2022 6:02 pm
by TheoSchmidt
Roger Glencross has a collection of Hapas or "Chiens de mer", made by Didier Coste and/or Stéphane Rousson (see ... story.html,,, ... dirigeable,


Roger has used these at almost every Speedweek for many years in order to try to aeroglide using a hang-glider or a parachute but now has to stop due to age. He is offering any or all to a good home, that is somebody who would like to carry on in the footsteps of Hagedoorn, Costes, Rousson and Glencross, or at least sail a canoe like I did, or document them (drawings, photos, measurements). I could do the latter but Roger was quoted £2800 for shipping them from Weymouth to Switzerland where I live, even before customs duty!

So, anybody interested in collecting at Weymouth, please apply here or directly to Roger.