Helm chair

tunaorlater

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Looks to comfortable to me, i'd be asleep at the wheel in no time !! $400 is still a lot of $$ to me but i'm kinda old school when it comes to spendin' money:D. With all the boats in junk piles after sandy i'd think there would be a chair or two around just for the taking along with a wealth of other boat stuff ???
 

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I don't do really long runs, requiring a comfy chair; so im looking for a cheap classy ladder back helm chair to sit on top of my engine box. Tracy, makes one close,would really like to fine one used.
 

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Two other options:

Arrigoni will custom make whatever you want for a reasonable price. They'll custom make all sorts of other eye candy too. Boat Seats Boat Helm Seats Leaning Posts Boat Pedestals Captains Chairs

Some reasonably priced options also at:
Helm Chair Boat Seats, Boat Seating, Captains Chairs and Boat Seating Accessories I like the looks of the simple "workmate" chairs that have the tilting back and hinged arm rests.

Good luck.
Great stuff but wow the price.
Tunaorlater them are some sweet look seats and reasonable price to post if you try one please
 

Islandlure

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I don't do really long runs, requiring a comfy chair; so im looking for a cheap classy ladder back helm chair to sit on top of my engine box. Tracy, makes one close,would really like to fine one used.

Have a few tracy ladder back chairs let me know if your interested I will post some pics
 

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I couldn't afford any of those. Also, I wanted something that would fold up out of the way against the coaming. I made my own for about $200, teak and hardware included. If you're a DIY'er, it's not a bad option.

Here is a mock up, but the back, the back support or leg supports aren't done:
old-bay-albums-wasque-32-picture375-diy-teak-helm-seat.jpg
 
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Doesn't look to comfy for a canyon run there chief. :cool:

No canyon runs for me. My needs are space and cost. Plus with a cushion, it beats my last chair by a landslide (which was nothing!:D).
 

tunaorlater

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I think I am going to order one after the holidays to check it out. Worst case I'll put it in my basement.
 

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check out lebroc helm chairs, I bought a workmate 6 yrs ago , very comfortable and has held up great. around $800 when purchased, used an existing post, nothing fancy but very functional
 

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yeah tuna let us know if you do get it how it is. I need something with a high back for those long steams.
 

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Thumbs up for Arrigoni

They are not the cheapest around, but I have to throw a vote out for the Arrigoni. We've had their helm chair/tackle center in a 26 Fortier for almost 15 years and its held up great.
 

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our builder built a couple for us because I couldn't stomach the cost of the pompanette (sp?) i wanted.

DBM

Those look similar to some Mast and Mallet style chairs I saw a few years ago. I like the simplicity of the design.
 


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