Impact for you

For the Employer

Crewing High-Speed Boats is maybe the most dangerous peace-time job of all. Several studies show extremely high risks for injuries. The faster a boat travels over waves, the worse it impacts with the surface. These impacts enter into the human body - both in standing and in sitting. Such impacts can cause back injury, vertebral fractures, whiplash-like neck injuries, disk ruptures, injuries to knees and ankles and in extreme cases even lethal injuries. A new EU-directive makes employers...

For the Naval Architect

Efficiency of High-Speed Craft is no longer limited by top speed capacity. With higher speeds, human factors onboard get increasingly important. There is little sense in bringing people to a destination fatigued, beaten up and not fit for the intended operations. Ullman Dynamics offers assistance in reviewing and improving new designs, regarding Man Machine Interface issues. Since 1990 we have been specializing in MMI development for the most demanding work environments, working for customers...

For the Boat Builder

Ullman Seats are very light, extremely durable, maintenance free and have a very small footprint. - They can be fitted or retrofitted to basically any boat. Some buy them for comfort, others for performance and risk-reduction, and some for design. The Ullman GRP-pods are reinforced with non-corrosive metal elements. They can be fitted with hatches for stowage. Seats are mounted by bolting through the deck, or by employing special deck inserts. They can also be fiber-glassed or glued in place....

For the Operator

As coxswain of a high-speed craft you are responsible for, not only your own health and well-being, but normally also for number others’. The exposure to severe impacts causes significant risks of injuries to all on board. Solid scientific evidence from numerous studies shows that by using the best available suspension seats, the harmful exposure can be reduced very significantly. Some studies have also shown that poor suspension seats can multiply impacts on the human body, compared to the...