Seating Adaptations

J/70: Crew Transfer Seat

The seat spans the cockpit, and uses the keel crane post fitting to secure and stabilize the seat, as seen in the second photo below. Note the additional cleats in the last four photos, added to the forward "wing" on each side, to bring the cleats a bit closer and ...
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Ideal 18: Fixed Seating

At the Robie Pierce Regattas, held in Larchmont, NY by the American Yacht Club and the Larchmont Yacht Club (the two clubs alternate hosting duties each year), seats are dropped in to provide stability and support for the trimmer and driver. The seats are mounted on a rectangular frame that ...
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Martin 16: KAPE Seat

The KAPE seat is an upgrade to the stock Martin 16 seat that provides additional trunk support. There are adjustable side bolsters, a large neoprene-with-velcro chest strap, and an optional headrest. The KAPE seat is a seat-back replacement and can be mounted to an existing M16 seat bottom, or provided ...
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Weta: Helm Seat

Almost any kind of seat can be fitted to the Weta Trimaran without any modifications to the craft itself. You simply fix your seat to the existing hike eyelets. More information on the Weta Trimaran adaptive seating can be found on the Disabled Sailor's Association website.    ...
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Sonar: Gimbaled Mid-Boat Seat

This seat puts the quadriplegic sailor in front of the traveler, in seat that is fixed in the center of the boat, but can rotate around a cylinder in the base to keep the skipper upright when the boat heels. The seat is mounted on a large board that drops ...
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Sonar: Mid-Boat Seat

For sailors using an autohelm (joystick or sip 'n' puff steering), positioning the driver forward of the traveler removes the seat from the path of the actuator-driven tiller, and has the additional benefit of moving the weight of the driver and seat closer to the center of the boat. In ...
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