PowerboatingBy Smith, Mark E.; Sports 'N Spokes,
(Pages: p. 26) Publication Date: September/October 1993
The articles discusses ways to adapt the sport of powerboating to be accessible and enjoyable for people with disabilities. There is discussion about wheelchair seats versus boat seats; an effective way to board the boat; hand controls for operators; things to look for on standard boats, such as accessibility of controls, engine tilt, and a remote-control anchoring system; plus selection guidelines for a specialized ski boat for sit skiing. The article provides color photographs of accessible boat interiors.
Published by: PVA Publications (Website:http://www.pvamagazines.com)
Paralyzed Veterans of America (Web Site: http://www.pva.org )
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