Seat for boat: Regular versus Suspension

As you can see in this clip, the regular seat appears to be taking a toll on the poor man’s back. When the boat drops down after hitting a wave, all of the force from this action is going straight up his spine. This can actually be quite dangerous as it increases the...

Shark seats are preferred for America’s Cup chase boats for second time

Shark seating is proud to have been the preferred supplier of suspension seating to Americas Cup teams since 2016. Those seats have proven to be the most comfortable that the teams have experienced (and they have tested plenty over the years). Now for the 2021 cup,...

The Royal RIB

The Duke & Duchess of Sussex and other dignatories including skipper, James Spithill, supporting the Invictus Games from the comfort of a Highfield RIB courtesy of our customer; Lejen Marine The Invictus Games is an international multi-sport event, created by...

Shark shock absorber boat seat drop testing

At Shark, we use the drop-tester shown here to produce impacts up to 10G-force on the shock absorber boat seat. Those tests are in accordance with test protocols defined by the UK Ministry of Defence and have been independently verified at the UK MOD testing facility...

Shark XTRA suspension seats on Black Beach Tours

Black Beach Tours in Iceland recently had a new Technomarine boat delivered with factory installed Shark XTRA shock mitigation seats. These shock mitigation seats provide protection and comfort for passengers so that they can focus on the wildlife and beautiful...

Shark Flex suspension seat versus no suspension

This video shows how Shark suspension seat is at protecting you from impacts when slamming in a small boat. You can see a direct comparison between the ride the shock suspension seat gives versus a typical pedestal seat. He’s not yet out of the wheelchair but we...

Wave impacts Demonstrator vs. Shark suspension seat

The Shark Seating wave impact simulator is paired with accelerometers to show the difference in force the body experiences when the Shark Jockey suspension seat is used as opposed to a rigid seat. The blue line shows the force that the hull of the boat experiences...

Shark suspension seats testing

Shark FLEX is one of the most advanced suspension units in the world with unbeatable 200mm of up and down travel and rated for 10G impacts with 125kg passengers. Life tested for reliability to 1 million full impacts, performance tested to exceed the most stringent...

Shark Suspension Seats on Matt Watson’s New Stabicraft 2750 Center Cab

Matt Watson had 2 Shark FLEX suspension units installed on his 2750 for the ITM Fishing Show to ensure he can fish for years to come with no injuries from wave slams. “It’s like floating on a...

Shark Suspension Seats aboard Nat Davey’s Stabicraft 2100

Nat Davey and The Hunters Club are an avid group of fishers and divers in New Zealand and added 2 Shark Jockey suspension boat seats to their custom Stabicraft 2100 for comfort and safety on the long voyages they make to the 3 Kings...

Shark FLEX suspension system on the CARBOTECH GT38

Shark Flex suspension units are installed on the CARBOTECH GT38 the “Ferrari of the sea” capable of over 70 kts. This film was taken in...

Shark Seats on the Landrover BAR Chase boat – Americas Cup

We outfitted the Landrover BAR chase boat with 6 XTRA type Shark Jockey suspension seats to keep the team safe and comfortable while doing 40+ knots in rough...

Shark Seating on the Breakfast TV Show

Shark Seating appears on national television on the Breakfast show with an explanation of wave impact injuries and how the problem is being solved. Every year, boat users are being injured by wave impacts, the use of Shark suspension seats prevents these...
A Re-Think On Impact Protection

A Re-Think On Impact Protection

A Re-Think On Impact Protection Wave impacts put strain on the musculoskeletal structures in the body injuring boat users every year, whether standing or sitting and whether the impact is vertical or horizontal. The resulting strain on disks, vertebrae and soft tissue...