jetfoil


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jet·foil

 (jĕt′foil′)
n.
A passenger-carrying hydrofoil that is propelled by a jet engine.

jetfoil

(ˈdʒɛtˌfɔɪl)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a type of hydrofoil that is propelled by water jets
[C20: from a blend of jet1 + (hydro)foil]
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A room above the pool enjoys stunning views of Mount Vesuvius, while the beautiful island of Capri is a short hop away by jetfoil or ferry and Pompeii, frozen in time when Vesuvius erupted and embalmed it in ash nearly 2,000 years ago, is just along a peninsula dotted with hamlets and eye-catching beach resorts.
The jetfoil, carrying 175 passengers and eight crew members, departed Macao's pier at 12.
80s 1981 More than 200 passengers were rescued from a jetfoil today after it was in collision with a Swedish-registered freighter in the English Channel off Calais.
From here, you can take a jetfoil to Capri or explore Pompeii.
In general, the in-and-out approach seems to work best, with a jetfoil across the Irish Sea, but it is still a gruelling experience for human and canine alike with the return home in the very early hours of the morning.
An ad agency I once worked for in the UK was briefed to prepare marcoms materials for a new UK-Europe passenger service to be introduced by a client--a jetfoil service operating from Tower Bridge in London to Ostend in Belgium.
Macau, 55 minutes via jetfoil from Hong Kong over the South China Sea, returned to Chinese sovereignty on December 20, 1999, after over 300 years of Portuguese administration.
The island of Capri, with its quaint courtyards and winding lane is less than 30 mins away by jetfoil from Sorrento, and you can be back close to your hotel in plenty of time to explore Sorrento, perhaps taking time out to share a bottle of excellent local wine, served to you at a pavement cafe for only about pounds 4.
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Ninety minutes by jetfoil takes you back through hundreds of years of history.