Folding ramp on motorboat

– suitable for wheelchair users

Boat at dock with ramp down
Boat at dock with ramp down

Description
A long ramp is built into the bow of the boat. When folded up it serves as a bow visor. To put out the ramp, first the outer portion is folded out manually, then the center portion is winched up. The outer portion has a rope on both sides (attachment point on both sides).

Users comments
The ramp works well for the user

Made by
Friend of the user

Paid for by
The user

Whose idea
User and his father

This tip is from 2008

User rolls onto boat
User rolls onto boat
Winch for ramp
Winch for ramp
Ramp folded up
Ramp folded up

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Tipsare: Erik

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.