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Ship "MS Brombachsee"

Multifaceted accessible designed ship that operates on the Brombachsee in the Franconian Lake District.

Description

The passenger trimaran, unique in its architecture, operates on the Great Brombach Lake in the Franconian Lake District and has a generous amount of space. The passenger trimaran, unique in its architecture, operates on the Great Brombach Lake in the Franconian Lake District and has a generous amount of space. 

The accessible three-hull ship is unique in Europe in its design. Spacious, light-flooded interiors with gallery, open staircase and separate salons offer plenty of space for a relaxed cruise. The three decks can be reached barrier-free by a glass panoramic elevator. The spacious outside decks offer a magnificent view and invite you to let the sea air blow around your nose. The special design of the bow hatch allows step-free access to the ship and is ideal for wheelchair users, walkers, strollers and bicycles.  The ship has a disabled toilet. The catering on board offers a wide range of breakfast, lunch, coffee, cakes and delicious snacks at any time of the day. The ship operates daily from April to October.  Numerous events are offered on board the trimaran, such as children's activities during the vacations, Sunday brunch, parties, musical cruises and much more. 

Information on accessibility

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All areas relevant for testing meet the quality criteria of the label "Accessibility certified - partially accessible for people with walking disabilities".

Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report.

  • There are six marked parking spaces for people with disabilities (parking space size: 350 cm x 600 cm).
  • The path from the car park to the entrance is 100 m long. It is easy to walk and drive on and has a maximum longitudinal gradient of 12 % over a distance of 30 m.
  • The pier is 3 m wide and has a gradient of 13 %. Seating is available.
  • The ship is steplessly accessible via a ramp. The gradient depends on the water level.
  • All evaluated rooms and facilities available to the guests are steplessly accessible via an elevator.
  • The elevator cabin measures 110 cm x 104 cm. The elevator door is 90 cm wide.
  • All evaluated passageways/doors available to the guests are at least 90 cm wide.
  • The cash desk is 110 cm high at its lowest point.
  • There are wheelchair accessible tables in the restaurant (maximum height 80 cm, wheelchair accessible at a height of 67 cm and a depth of 30 cm).

Public toilet for people with disabilities (1st deck)

  • The maneuvering spaces are:
    • in front of/behind the door, in front of the toilet and in front of the washbasin at least 120 cm x 120 cm;
    • left of the toilet 77 cm x 72 cm, no maneuvering space on the right.
  • There are handles which can be folded up on the right and left of the toilet.
  • The washbasin is wheelchair accessible.
  • The mirror can be seen while standing or sitting.
  • An alarm trigger (cord, button) is not present.

Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report.

  • Assistance dogs are allowed in relevant areas/rooms.
  • The entrance is visually rich in contrast and recognizable by a tactile change of floor covering.
  • All evaluated areas usable by the guest are well illuminated, i.e. bright and glare-free.
  • There is no uninterrupted guidance system with floor indicators.
  • The signage is designed in clearly legible and contrasting font.
  • There are no revolving or rotating doors.
  • Glass doors are not marked with safety markings.
  • An outgoing emergency call in the elevator is confirmed audibly. The stopping position is not announced by spoken commands. The operating controls are visually rich in contrast and tactilely detectable. Alternatively stairs are available.
  • Steps are not visually rich in contrast. Stairs have handrails on both sides.

Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report.

  • There is no alarm.
  • There is no audio induction loop at the counter.
  • An outgoing emergency call in the elevator is confirmed audibly. Alternatively stairs are available.
  • In the restaurant there are tables with bright and glare-free lighting, on which there are no lamps standing or hanging that restrict the field of vision or eye contact. There is no seating area with low background noises (e.g. seating corner, separate room).

Some information on accessibility are listed below. For detailed information please see the evaluation report.

  • The name or logo of the ship is clearly recognizable from the outside.
  • The destinations of the paths are always within sight.
  • There is an uninterrupted guidance system.
  • Information for orientation is partly displayed with pictorial symbols (pictograms).
  • There is no information in easy language.
Certified in the period: July 2019 – June 2022

Address & contact

MS Brombachsee

Anlegestelle am Brombachsee
91785 Ramsberg
Phone number: +49 9144 927050
E-mail address: info@msbrombachsee.com
Website: http://www.msbrombachsee.com

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