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Electric winch
Electric winch

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Electric winch on adapted sailboat

A person with disabilities can use an electric winch to independently handle sails and anchor.

Description
With the electric winch the user can take care of the anchor, jib and mainsail. The winch is operated using a keypad.

The winch is also used for transfers to and from the boat. The boom serves as a lift. The rope is double-sided to reduce the load on the winch during moves (see related tips).

Authors comments
An electric winch on a sailboat is a good assistive device for anyone.

Manufacturer
Peter Riddebäck

Paid for by
The user

Tip is dated from 2005

Categories for this tip
recreation, leisure » water sports and boats, Tips and tricks from people with Low tetraplegia with partly function in arms/hands (C7- Th1, ASIA A, B).

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