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Förflyttning mellan ruffen och sittbrunn, (svensk text)

Tilting wood board between cockpit and saloon
Tilting wood board between cockpit and saloon

User sits in saloon on toilet covered with wood board
User sits in saloon on toilet covered with wood board

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Moving between cabin and cockpit

Technique for wheelchair users to transfer in adapted sailboat.

Description
A tilted wood board between cockpit and saloon makes it easy for the user to slide down into the saloon. In the saloon toward the cockpit is a toilet covered with a wood board.

Technique from cockpit: Put legs down, slide down.

Technique from saloon: Throw feet up first, to get good leverage.

Authors comments
Wood seat on toilet could be about 10 cm longer.

In use since
1995

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Tip is dated from 2005

Categories for this tip
mobility » wheelchair transfer, 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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