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Micke

Micke was injured in 1985 and has a paraglegia, TH 5. He is working. Among other things he is interested in boats and cars.


15 tips and ideas 
Raised sole in cabinAdapted sole inside cabin
Raised floorboards to reduce height differences in boat – suitable for wheelchair users
User sitting on boat and pulling wheelchair toward himself with reach extenderBringing the wheelchair onto the motorboat
Moving wheelchair onto boat
User in cabinCabin inside motorboat
Wheelchair accessible cabin on Coronet 24 Midi
Engine compartment in motorboatEngine compartment in motorboat
Engine compartment in boat that is easily accessible – suitable for wheelchair users
Mooring lines and bumpers on boatMooring lines and bumpers on boat
Simple mooring - suitable for wheelchair users
User in boat next to driver’s seatMotorboat interior
Coronet 24 Midi -77, a motorboat that works well for a wheelchair user
Portable ramps, one extendedPortable ramps
Small lightweight aluminum ramps for wheelchair users; practical to have along on the boat.
User puts on boat coverPut on and remove boat cover
Low port cover makes life more convenient for wheelchair users
Reach extenderReach extender for use on motorboat (and other purposes)
Strong reach extender appropriate for use on boat – suitable for wheelchair users
Roho cushion on driver’s seatRoho cushion in motorboat
Cushions with many applications – suitable for persons with impaired sensation
Motorboat at service dockService dock for motorboat
Berth next to service dock – suitable for wheelchair users
Toilet in motorboatToilet on small motorboat
Alternative toilet installation – practical for wheelchair users
User transfers from dock to platform on boat’s swimming ladderTransfer from wheelchair to motorboat
Transfers using adapted platform and attachment to swimming ladder.
User sits on platform on the boat’s swimming ladderTransfer to boat – teak platform on swimming ladder
Swimming ladder adaptation to facilitate transfers between wheelchair and boat.
With Zoomcamp in the woods (the person in the photo is not the user). Photo from www.zoomability.comVehicle with good mobility in rough terrain, Zoomcamp
A battery-powered, four-wheel drive bike suitable for people with disabilities