Transfer from wheelchair to sailboat

Transfer from wheelchair to sailboat with help from one person.

User receives help to place feet on deck
User receives help to place feet on deck

Description
Technique: Place wheelchair in front of boat and lock wheels. User receives help to place feet on the deck. Then user moves in front of the wheelchair onto the deck and slides down into the cockpit of the boat. He uses cushions on the deck and in the cockpit.

Users comments
A fast, easy way to board the boat.

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This tip is from 2005

User sitting on cushion on deck in front of wheelchair
User sitting on cushion on deck in front of wheelchair
User sitting in cockpit
User sitting in cockpit

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Tipsare: Claes

Claes lives in an apartment together with his wife and a son. He is working full time. In 1984 he was injured and has a low tetraplegia. He does not have any personal assistance.