Tips and tricks from people with spinal cord injuries (SCI).
Customized boat with built-in ramp and joystick steering – suitable for electric wheelchair users
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
A friend who works in the boat industry
Paid for by
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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