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Steering for boat
Motorboat that can be driven with a joystick – suitable for persons with impaired hand function who drive a wheelchair
Description The boat is modified so that it can be steered with a wheel from the center console or with a joystick. The joystick box has a long cord and can be placed on an existing attachment site on the wheelchair. When driving the boat with the wheel, the joystick is used to control the boat’s speed.
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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