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Beach Wheelchair

Hippocampe: $45.00/Day
 
 
Head for the Beach and get as wet as you like in the innovative Hippocampe all-terrain wheelchair. Make the most of the outdoor activities A revolutionary concept for this new weelchair named Hippocampe. The Hippocampe gives access to the vacation facilities, the sea and the outdoor activities. It can be used on your own or accompanied thanks to the push bar... all-terrain and afloat, the Hippocampe rolls over sandy beaches and the user can enter the water and bathe on their own. Fun and design this buggy will be the ideal partner for your outdoor activities.
 
The Hippocampe is a new type of outdoor all terrain/beach chair on wheels It provides access to the Beach/Water sports and other outdoor arenas including winter activities.
Designed for use by all persons including wheelchair users and those with limited mobility. A push bar kit allows assistance when required.
The perfect partner for family and friends to enjoy the outdoors.
Its new look and eye-catching silhouette make it the ideal accessory for the more restfully inclined to enjoy an outdoor life whilst the more energetic can enjoy the thrills of water sports. The Hippocampe has already won several awards.
The low seat of the Hippocampe makes it simple to transfer oneself between the ground and the chair. At only 31 lbs (14 kg), it is light and floats in the water (as will each of its component parts). All its parts are sand and water resistant and its aluminium tubes are sleeved to stop them getting hot in the sun.
A major innovation is the double width wheels designed to make movement on sand easier. There′s no longer any need for massive arm muscles to move round the beach in complete freedom!
 
 
Revolutionary design
Innovative and functional, the Hippocampe answers a real need, giving access to holiday facilities and water-based recreation activities.
 
 
On your own or with a friend
The Hippocampe lets the user enjoy either complete independance or a third-part company thanks to the push bar.
 
 
Cross-country and afloat
The Hippocampe rolls over sandy beaches, an ideal go-anywhere machine that crosses any obstacle. With it, the user can enter the water and bathe on their own.
 
Its new style and its sporting silhouette make it the designer look that completely fits to the beach and holiday.
 
Practical and lightweight
Small in size, with a fold-down seat back, removable push bar and detachable wheels (in under a minute), it only weignts 31 lbs (14kg), is easy to move and takes up little space.
 
Accessibility is easier than ever, thanks to the low seat of the Hippocampe. Its neutral buoyancy design allows it to be used in or out of the water - including the sea. And sand is no longer a barrier to enjoying beach sport: Hippocampe′s innovative double width wheels make travelling on sand simple while sleeving on the aluminium tube frame helps stop them getting hot in the sun.
 
Robust and extremely stable, this smart sports vehicle packs down into a stylish carrying case in moments. Plus, it’s corrosion resistant frame is maintenance-free - just rinse with fresh water.
 
Designed by disabled people for disabled people, Hippocampe enables everyone - of any age - to enjoy outdoor activities to their full ability.
 
Are there many sizes available?
The wheelchair Hippocampe is available in 4 sizes :
  • Small - for children
  • Medium -for teenagers and adults up to 5′ 9" (1m75), it is the size used by most of the people, the associations, for a collective use
  • Large -for adults over 5′ 9" (1m75)
  • Xtra Large - for adults over 6 Feet (1m85)
 
Can you use the wheelchair Hippocampe on your own?
If you can propel yourself, you can use the wheelchair on your own otherwise you can be pushed thanks to the push bar
 
 
Does the wheelchair Hippocampe float in the water, is it a boat?
The wheelchair Hippocampe floats in the water but it is not a boat. It is a wheelchair to enter the sea and once you’ve got water at your waist you get out of the Hippocampe and you have a swim, at that time the Hippocampe will float
 
 
How many kilos can the wheelchair Hippocampe support?
The wheelchair Hippocampe accepts up to 242 lbs (110kgs), we have got the French norm NF, the wheelchair has undergone tests on : resistance, rolling, efforts with weight...
 
 
Who is the wheelchair Hippocampe for?
The wheelchair Hippocampe has been created as well for the children as for the adults
 
 
Is the width seat of the wheelchair Hippocampe adjustable?
No, the seat is not width adjustable, it is 15.75" (40cm) wide but between the rear tyres there are 19.68" (50cm) so anyone can seat in.
 
 
Features
  • Provides access to the Beach/Water sports and other outdoor arenas.
  • Designed for use by all persons including wheelchair users and those with limited mobility.
  • A push bar kit allows assistance when required.
  • The perfect partner for family and friends to enjoy the outdoors.
  • The low seat for simple to transfer oneself between the ground and the chair.
  • At only 31 lbs, it is light and floats in the water.
  • All its parts are sand and water resistant and its aluminium tubes are sleeved to stop them getting hot in the sun.
  • A major innovation is the double width wheels designed to make movement on sand easier.
 
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