Leasure activities everywhere and for everyone !

Enjoy the water with family & friends!


The Hippocampe® Beach & All-Terrain accompanies you through all your outdoor activities. Versatile and comfortable, it adapts to your activities so you can enjoy moments of relaxation and sharing with your relatives and friends.

Thanks to its many options for comfort and leisure, the Hippocampe® becomes a true companion to reach all terrains.

Enjoy hikes in the mountains or through forests and beaches, swims and walks in the snow, discover new horizons !


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Vipamat in a few words

Patrice Faucogney, Air Force veteran and helicopter mechanic, became paralyzed following a snowboard accident. Despite his handicap, he wished to continue his outdoor activities. He designs a wheelchair capable of accessing beaches and swimming areas with Vincent Leroy, his physical therapist. Together they created Vipamat in 2002.Based in France, Vipamat designs, manufactures and markets a range of wheelchairs that allow people with reduced mobility to access leasure areas and discover new horizons.Our commitment : to be as close as possible to the user in order to develop innovative products of high quality.

Aquatic areas accessible to everyone

The Hippocampe® Pool makes it easier for people with reduced mobility to access aquatic and pool spaces. Usable in water, easy to use and hygienic it accompanies users from changing rooms to pool areas while avoiding multiple transfers.


The Hippocampe allows people with reduced mobility to move around freely between changing rooms, showers, and pool areas. It can be submerged in water to simplify access to swimming.

Hygiene and security

The seat and footrest cover is made of comfortable hydrophobic foam that protects its user. With easy maintenance, the Hippocampe can be rinsed and disinfected after each use.