Martin 16

Martin 16 sailboat

The Martin 16 is a Canadian trailerable sailboat, that was designed by Don Martin of Vancouver, British Columbia, specifically as a boat for disabled sailors 1995. The Martin 16 is a fractional sloop rig, a transom-hung rudder and a lifting weighted bulb keel. Both the mainsail and the jib are mounted with booms. Sailors sit in a forward-facing seat, and all controls and lines are led to the cockpit to allow sailing without having to move from that seat. The rudder is controlled with a joystick. There is a second seat behind the command seat for a passenger, crew or instructor. Read more on Wikipedia Current boat builder KAPE Boatworks Source for assistive tech for the Martin 16 from SDK Technologies (see SDK Tech takes over Martin 16 Power Assist business).

Steering Adaptations

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Seating Adaptations

Martin 16: KAPE Seat

The KAPE seat is an upgrade to the stock Martin 16 seat that provides additional trunk support. There are adjustable ...
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