Adaptive Equipment

Since 1973, Alden Rowing has been an innovator of adapting rowing equipment to meet the demands of the adaptive rower – including the recreational to world class athlete. We've listened to what you want and have produced equipment that is value priced, rugged, easy to adjust, and able to adapt to a multitude of uses.  

Alden Fixed Seat

Mounting Options & Specifications below
Price $545 includes


• Seat Base
• Back and Seat Pads
• Chest and Lap Straps
• Erg Spacer Set


Mounting Options


• Monorail-C2 erg (1 pair tall spacers fits over existing sliding seat) or barge monorail
• Alden Star 22' 1x or 29' 2x sliding seat track (uses 1 pair seat track plates)
• Alden Oarmaster drop in unit (uses Oarmaster Adaptor kit to secure to tracks)
• Alden Row Wing monorail unit (uses 1 pair short spacer clamp)
• Other racing and recreational rowing shells (specify track width)
• Adaptive Sliding Seat- can be modified for all above applications


Don't see what you need? Call us to discuss how we can adapt your equipment (978) 263-9010

Adaptive Seat Specifications

Seat Frame


• Weight- 16 lbs (includes seat pads & straps)
• Seat Top- 17" tall x 11" wide
• Seat Bottom Pad- 17"deep x 14" wide, 2" thickness
• Seat Bottom- 17"deep x 14" wide (attachment frame 22" deep x 11" wide x 2" high)


Back Adjustment


• Back pad adjusts from 84 to 122-degree angle. Pull pins allow back support to lay flat if desired.

• Back pad height adjusts 1-7" at 1.5" increments for ideal placement of the chest strap.


Adaptive Seat Chest & Lap Straps

Price $40 each


•  Nylon 2" webbing adjusts from 22" to 55" girth

• Side buckles for easy access and adjustment, additional "keeper" buckle included.

• Dual safety release remains centered in front with high visibility neon safety pull tabs.

• Neoprene 7" wide pad with foam stiffener and 3" tall webbing distributes stress to prevent pad from rolling.

• Easy to access double ended buckle design keeps pad centered during strap adjustments.


Attachment Plates for Fixed Seat

Price $30/pair

Please specify which plates your boat tracks require –straight or angled,
and track spacing.

Monorail Spacer Set

Price $30/ pair

Allows Adaptive Seat to fit over the erg sliding seat- easy to adjust, flat plate doesn't damage monorail, secure hold. Please specify tall (fits over sliding seat) or short (direct fit to monorail.)

Alden Oarmaster Adaptor Kit

Price $75 Set of 4

Attaches fixed seat to Alden Oarmaster-Fits both Alden and FISA AdaptiveSeats.

Oarmaster Fixed Seat Adaptor

Adaptive Seat Pads

Seat Bottom 2" Pad w/ Velcro strips for seat bottom. Price $50 each

Seat Back Pad w/ adjustable block attachment & hardware. Price $50 each