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Parafoil Buggy – ultimate dune buggy promises fun, sand and high speed spills


They’re calling this a Parafoil Buggy, but it looks suspiciously like a small converted land-yacht to us. We’re also not sure how safe we’d feel travelling at 20 mph holding on to a bit of string either, but your thrill-meter may be set higher than ours. Yours for $1,100.00.


  The buggy is propelled by a 13′ sq. parafoil composed of 16 ripstop nylon cells which self-inflate as wind passes through them, forming a semi-rigid airfoil that behaves like an airplane’s wing. Extending 65′ into the sky, the parafoil’s lines are high-modulus polyethylene–the strongest thermoplastic made–attached to a handheld control bar, enabling operation in winds as low as 8 mph and as high as 20 mph. Easy to learn in as little as 30 minutes…

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