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

Martin16.com: Current boat builder KAPE Boatworks

AccessibleSailingTechnology.com: 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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