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Accessible Boat

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Access Breeze

The Access Breeze is an accessible sailboat designed for use by individuals with physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This boat carries two sailors seated side by side and facing forward. It has manual joystick steering and is made using rotomoulded construction. To prevent capsizing and promote stability, the boat has a ballasted centerboard and a concave hull shape. OPTIONS: Modular pontoon systems; equipment to move boats and keels on shore; and the Access Beginners Course, a triangul

Access Dinghy 2.3 Single Seater

The Access Dinghy 2.3 Single Seater is an accessible sailboat designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. It has a single hammock seat low in the boat, manual joystick steering, single rope control, and wide side decks. To prevent capsizing and promote stability, the boat has a ballasted centerboard and a concave hull shape. A roller reefing system enables the sailor to adjust the size of the sail to suit various sailing conditions while the boat is u

Access Dinghy 2.3 Wide Seater

The Access Dinghy 2.3 Wide Seater is an accessible sailboat designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. It can be sailed by one or two sailors. Narrow side decks require a solo sailor to swivel his or her upper body weight to windward to keep the boat dry in breezy conditions. The boat has a wide hammock seat for two children, two small to medium sized adults, or one adult and a child. It comes with manual joystick steering. To prevent capsizing and p

Access Dinghy 303 Wide Seater

The Access Dinghy 303 Wide Seater is an accessible sailboat designed for use by individuals with spinal cord injury. This boat can be sailed single-handedly or by two full- sized adults. It has a wide hammock seat and manual joystick steering. Sails include a mainsail and a free standing, self-tacking Jib, with three control lines. To prevent capsizing and promote stability, the boat has a ballasted centerboard and a concave hull shape. A roller reefing system enables the sailor to adjust the si

Access Liberty

The Access Liberty is an accessible sailboat designed for use by individuals with severe physical disabilities or spinal cord injury. This schooner-style boat has a single hammock seat and is steered by a manual joystick operating twin rudders to maintain helm control when fully heeled. High coamings and wide side decks keep the boat dry even at extreme angles of heel. It has a mainsail and a free standing jib (foresail), which are both reefed and unreefed by single hauling lines. The mainsail i

Martin 16 Sloop

The Martin 16 Sloop is an accessible sailing boat designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities, severe physical disabilities, or spinal cord injury. The boat has a ballasted drop keel to prevent capsizing, and will stay afloat even when flooded. The keel is a high lift keel for stability. Sail trimming is combined on one line, and the boat can be rigged by one person. Control features include a joystick helm system that controls the transom-hung rudder; a self-tacking, boomed jib;

Wheelchair-Driven Pontoon Boat

DO-IT-YOURSELF-ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable a person who uses a wheelchair to operate a pontoon boat from the wheelchair. A used 28-foot pontoon boat was adapted by removing the existing captain’s seat from the operator’s position, enabling the chair to access the steering wheel. Additional space for maneuvering was gained by removing one of the bench seats. The entry to the boat was widened to accommodate the wheelchair. MATERIALS: Pontoon boat. TOOLS: Shop tools. SKILLS REQUIRED: Basic shop sk

Parent Category: Boating and Paddling General
 
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