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The Martin 16 Power-Assist System is a modular, self-contained, portable power-assisted steering and sheeting system, that can make almost any sailboat accessible. Power-Assist Systems are used on the Martin 16, Sonar, Freedom 20, Catalina 22, Cal 20, 2.4mR and Challenger trimaran, and even a Tripp 40 offshore sport boat!
Power-Assist Systems are now in service at DSA programs and on private boats in Canada, USA, UK, Japan, Greece, Australia and Puerto Rico. At Mobility Cup, Canada’s International Regatta for Sailors with Disabilities, more than 15 high-level quad sailors use Martin 16 Power-Assist Systems to compete on the same starting line with 45 other sailors. The Power-Assist System has changed the lives of these sailors, and more like them each new season.
Chris Loscerbo rounds the weather mark in the 2004 IFDS World Championship, steering a Martin 16 sailboat with his breath using sip 'n puff technology