Adapted motorboat

Customized boat with built-in ramp and joystick steering - suitable for electric wheelchair users

The user on the unfolded ramp of his motorboat

Motorboat with ramp down

The user bought a Finnish aluminum boat and modified it with the help of a friend:
– To avoid too sharp of an angle for the ramp, the floor at the bow was lowered (the slope of the ramp is a little more than 1:6)
– a folding ramp was mounted, see associated tip
– cabin with doors, wind sheltered and warm
– joystick steering option, see associated tip

Made by
A friend who works in the boat industry

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
User and his father

User drives the boat

User drives the boat

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Author: Erik

Erik bor ihop med fru och barn i en villa. Han arbetar deltid. 1996 skadade han sig och har en hög tetraplegi (C4-5). Han har 21 timmar personlig assistans per dygn.

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