Tips and tricks from people with spinal cord injuries (SCI).
Customized boat with built-in ramp and joystick steering – suitable for electric wheelchair users
Description 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
This tip is from 2008
Erik lives together with his wife and his child in a house. He is working part time. He was injured in 1996 and has a high tetraplegia (C4-5). He has personal assistance 21 hours a day.
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