Convertible bolster/seat for recreational boats Patent #: 4934303
AbstractA marine vehicle comprising a hull, a deck supported by the hull, and a seat apparatus mounted on the deck. The seat apparatus includes a seat back "member with side supports" assembly whose members include a seat back, side supports, and a frame moveable and pivotal between a lower position wherein the seat back is tilted back 5-40 degrees, and a upper position wherein the seat back is generally vertical. The seat apparatus also includes a seat "bottom member" base assembly whose members include a seat base and a frame which are pivotal independent of the seat back assembly. The seat "bottom member" base assembly rotates between a generally sloped back from horizontal position to a generally vertical position. Also included in the seat apparatus are mechanisms for holding a seat back assembly and a seat "bottom" base assembly into their positions.