Bespoke Landrover Discovery person hoist

Colin Javens, paralysed from shoulders down in an accident in 2000, used a tiny movement in one wrist to drive again and to launch “Driving Home”: an inspirational fund-raising journey, with him at the wheel, from Stoke Mandeville Hospital to Cape Town. Cowal was asked to design, make and install a bespoke roof mounted person hoist which would operate from both the drivers door and passenger door assist Colin in entering and exiting the vehicle. This hoist had to be ‘fail proof’ and proved just that during his 6 month 22,000 km journey.  Read his diary