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Beckley, Bob. 2000. Accessible Loading Platform for Boaters. 0023 2837. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Missoula Technology and Development Center. 22 p.

Describes ways to allow disabled boaters to get into and out of a boat safely. The boat is pulled alongside a wheel-chair-accessible ramp on dry land and the boater is loaded there. Then the boat is driven a short distance to the launch site. Includes plans for three ramp designs (concrete ramp, earth ramp with retaining wall, and timber ramp).

Keywords: Americans With Disabilities Act, disabilities, drawings, physically handicapped persons, recreational facilities


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