Búsqueda Imágenes Maps Play YouTube Noticias Gmail Drive Más »
Iniciar sesión
Usuarios de lectores de pantalla: deben hacer clic en este enlace para utilizar el modo de accesibilidad. Este modo tiene las mismas funciones esenciales pero funciona mejor con el lector.

Patentes

  1. Búsqueda avanzada de patentes
Número de publicaciónUS2794191 A
Tipo de publicaciónConcesión
Fecha de publicación4 Jun 1957
Fecha de presentación20 Mar 1953
Fecha de prioridad20 Mar 1953
Número de publicaciónUS 2794191 A, US 2794191A, US-A-2794191, US2794191 A, US2794191A
InventoresGaskouitz Walter S
Cesionario originalGaskouitz Walter S
Exportar citaBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
Enlaces externos: USPTO, Cesión de USPTO, Espacenet
Boat stabilizing appliance
US 2794191 A
Resumen  disponible en
Imágenes(1)
Previous page
Next page
Reclamaciones  disponible en
Descripción  (El texto procesado por OCR puede contener errores)

June 4, 1957 w. s. GASKOUlTZ BOAT STABILIZING APPLIANCE Filed March 20, 1953 I a/ /f 5 J Z Q a M? 5 0/ WWW United States Patent 2,794,191 BOAT STABILIZING APPLIANCE Walter S. Gaskouitz, Chicago, 111. Application March 20, 1953, Serial No. 343,7 76 1 Claim. (Cl. 9-1) This invention relates to an appliance for boats and more particularly an appliance of the type for rendering the boat more buoyant and for stabilizing the same.

The present invention has for its object the provision of such an appliance which embodies such features of construction and design as to offer improvements over former devices of this character.

It is an important feature of the present invention to provide such an appliance consisting of an inflatable tube in combination with means for supporting the same alongside the outer side walls of the boat with the use of a detachable bracket of novel design and construction.

The accompanying drawings illustrate certain embodiments of the invention which will now be described, it being understood that the embodiment illustrated is susceptible of modification in respect of certain structural details thereof without departing from the spirit and scope of this invention as defined in the appended claim.

In the drawings:

Fig. 1 is a top perspective view of a boat having each side wall thereof provided with an appliance in accordance With the present invention.

Fig. 2 is an enlarged fragmentary view of the appliance as shown on one side of the boat in Fig. 1 to illustrate the end portion of the tube and the supporting means as the same appears in side elevation.

Fig. 3 is a similar view showing the tube and supporting means as the same appears when viewed from the end of the tube.

Reference being had more particularly to the drawings the reference numeral designates a boat opposed side walls 11 and 12 connected at the rear end by a stern wall 13 and converging at the opposite end to define a how 14. Reference numeral 15 identifies a molding of suitable design which trims the upper edge of the side walls 11 and 12.

An inverted U-shaped clamp presents opposed depending legs 16 and 17 connected at their upper ends by a bridge portion 18 at such distance apart as to straddle the upper side wall portion of the boat and the rim 15 with the inwardly facing surfaces of the legs 16 and 17 spaced a distance away from the opposite surface of the boat side wall when the bridge portion 18 has engagement with the upper surface of the rim as shown in Fig. 3. A binding screw 19 having threaded connection with the lower end of the outer leg 16 of the clamp engages the Patented June 4, 1957 outer surface of the side Wall of the boat while a second binding screw 20 having threaded connection with the lower end of the inner leg 17 of the clamp in substantially axial alignment with the screw 19 engages the inner surface of the side wall of the boat whereby the clamp is rigidly fixed to the side wall.

A downward extension of the outer leg 16 terminates in a head 21, to which a bracket arm 22 is connected for adjustable positionment relative to the leg 16 about an axis extending generally lengthwise of the side wall of the boat to which the clamp is fixed. Such connection is established by means of a bolt 23 entering a bore in the head 21 and a cooperating bore formed in a head 24 provided at the end of the arm 22. Opposed cooperating faces of the head 21 on the leg 16 and the head 24 on the arm 22 present radial corrugations as at 25 whereby a wing nut 26 on being turned on the bolt 23 to tighten the connection between the head 21 and head 24 bring about an interfitting engagement at said faces. Accordingly the bolt and the heads cooperate to bind the arm 22 in a selected position of rotation about the bolt as an axis to accommodate the selected angular position of the arm 22 relative to the side wall of the boat. The outer end of the arm 22 terminates in a ring-like member 27 so as to allow the passage therethrough and have tight inward engagement with a suitable inflatable tube 28. As noted in Fig. l the tube 28 is of such length as to extend beyond the distance between the arms 22 of a pair of clamps, as described, which are fixed to portions of each side wall of the boat at selected distances apart lengthwise of the side wall of the boat. By means of a suitable valve 29 provided on the tube 28, the latter may be inflated after being positioned within the cooperating loops or ringlike members 27 of the clamps so as to assure strong frictional engagement with the inner surfaces of said members 27 and thereby avoiding danger of accidental withdrawal of the tube therefrom.

What is claimed is:

An appliance for a boat including a pair of clamps adapted to straddle the upper rim of the side wall of a boat for fixed attachment thereto in spaced apart relation lengthwise of said side wall, an arm connected to each clamp for angular adjustment about an axis extending generally lengthwise of the side wall of the boat, a ring forming the outer swinging end of each of said arms, and an elongated inflatable tube supported in said rings and held therein by its expansion, said tube being of uniform circular transverse cross-sectional contour throughout a length greater than the distance between said rings.

References Cited in the file of this patent UNITED STATES PATENTS

Citas de patentes
Patente citada Fecha de presentación Fecha de publicación Solicitante Título
US647542 *2 Oct 189917 Abr 1900Dominicus Parker TuckCanoe.
US655234 *7 Mar 19007 Ago 1900Lewis A LeavittBoat attachment.
US1100044 *13 Mar 191416 Jun 1914Gregor AlexovicLife-boat.
US1125881 *8 May 191419 Ene 1915John PivarchyBoat.
US1369670 *20 Feb 192022 Feb 1921Kauffman John ABoat
US1459093 *23 Ago 192119 Jun 1923French Elsamur SClamp
US2596194 *5 Ene 194913 May 1952E C WegertBoat outrigger float
Citada por
Patente citante Fecha de presentación Fecha de publicación Solicitante Título
US3276413 *27 Jul 19644 Oct 1966Dolph Bryce BOutrigger accessory for watercraft
US3387308 *14 Oct 196511 Jun 1968Ottavio A. CapraFloat means for flush tanks
US3792676 *20 Mar 197219 Feb 1974Craft WBallast attachment for boats
US3797435 *27 Oct 197119 Mar 1974Dunson MEmergency floatation apparatus for watercraft
US4627189 *24 Jun 19859 Dic 1986Pippin Harold GPortable live well
US4676181 *15 Oct 198530 Jun 1987Tree Lok, Inc.Boat stabilizer
US4877524 *13 Feb 198931 Oct 1989Eberhardt Thomas EApparatus for treating bodies of water
US5089120 *14 Jun 198918 Feb 1992Eberhardt Thomas ETreatment vessel for bodies of water with laterally adjustable pontoons
US5167554 *3 Abr 19911 Dic 1992Poolmaster, Inc.Inflatable human support structure with liquid squirter
US5445102 *31 Ago 199229 Ago 1995Rupp; Herbert E.Fishing boat outrigger devices
US6895887 *30 May 200324 May 2005Crestliner, Inc.Gunwale member for a boat
US70828878 May 20011 Ago 2006Ross Anthony FullerStabilizing apparatus for watercraft
US7650847 *4 Ago 200826 Ene 2010Wicks Aaron DWatercraft stabilization system
US7886677 *23 Sep 200815 Feb 2011Kraig StromMulti-purpose storage rack and fishing troller for a personal watercraft
US79427526 Oct 200517 May 2011Water Ride Concepts, Inc.Water amusement park multiple path conveyors
US807061518 Nov 20056 Dic 2011Water Ride Concepts, Inc.Methods and systems for water amusement conveyor
US80754138 Dic 200613 Dic 2011Water Ride Concepts, Inc.Continuous water ride method and system for water amusement parks
US807991618 Dic 200820 Dic 2011Water Ride Concepts, Inc.Themed amusement river ride system
US809689220 Feb 200717 Ene 2012Water Ride Concepts, Inc.Control system for water amusement devices
US81627696 Oct 200524 Abr 2012Water Ride Concepts, Inc.Water amusement park conveyor roller belts
US81973521 Sep 200512 Jun 2012Water Ride Concepts, Inc.Methods and systems for amusement park conveyor belt systems
US821095430 Ago 20063 Jul 2012Water Ride Concepts, Inc.Amusement water rides involving exercise circuits
US825183216 Jul 201028 Ago 2012Water Ride Concepts, Inc.Method and system of positionable covers for water amusement parks
US828249730 Ago 20059 Oct 2012Water Ride Concepts, Inc.Modular water amusement park conveyors
US86630238 Nov 20104 Mar 2014Water Ride Concepts, Inc.Methods and systems for viewing marine life from self-contained floating marine parks
US8943986 *8 Jun 20113 Feb 2015Brian MAUERRetractable stabilizer for watercraft
US97766921 Jul 20153 Oct 2017S.P. Cramer & Associates, Inc.Single-platform integrated aquatic species and habitat sampling system
US20030200908 *8 May 200130 Oct 2003Fuller Ross AnthonyStabilising apparatus for watercraft
US20040237874 *30 May 20032 Dic 2004Raiter Leon C.Gunwale member for a boat
US20060052171 *1 Sep 20059 Mar 2006Nbgs International, Inc.Methods and systems for amusement park conveyor belt systems
US20060178222 *18 Nov 200510 Ago 2006Henry Jeffery WMethods and systems for water amusement conveyor
US20070054745 *30 Ago 20068 Mar 2007Henry Jeffery WMethods and systems for thermal control systems for self-contained floating marine parks
US20070087849 *30 Ago 200619 Abr 2007Henry Jeffery WAmusement water rides involving exercise circuits
US20070197304 *8 Dic 200623 Ago 2007Henry, Schooley & Associates, L.L.C.Continuous water ride method and system for water amusement parks
US20090020066 *23 Sep 200822 Ene 2009Kraig StromMulti-purpose storage rack and fishing troller for a personal watercraft
US20100024702 *4 Ago 20084 Feb 2010Wicks Aaron DWatercraft stabilization system
US20100160054 *18 Dic 200824 Jun 2010Jeffery Wayne HenryThemed amusement river ride system
US20120216739 *8 Jun 201130 Ago 2012Mauer BrianRetractable Stabilizer for Watercraft
US20160068229 *10 Sep 201410 Mar 2016Simon JonesPartially submerged and partially enclosed watercraft
DE1105751B *22 Ene 195927 Abr 1961Orenstein & Koppel AgSchwenkbar und loesbar mit einem Wasserfahrzeug verbundener Stabilisierungs- bzw. Auftriebsponton, insbesondere fuer Schwimmbagger
WO2001085536A1 *8 May 200115 Nov 2001Ross Anthony FullerStabilising apparatus for watercraft
Clasificaciones
Clasificación de EE.UU.114/364, 114/123, 441/45
Clasificación internacionalB63B43/00, B63B43/14
Clasificación cooperativaB63B43/14
Clasificación europeaB63B43/14