Freedman Seating offers a wide array of seating solutions for the marine market, including passenger and helm/captain seats.
Designed, engineered and manufactured in the U.S., FSC marine seats are lightweight and available in a variety of passenger configurations to meet your specific vessel layout. Freedman marine products are available with anodized aluminum bases and legs, deck track mounting, under seat life jacket storage and other customizable options. Seats are built to the highest-quality standards and ensures all seats are compliant to applicable safety standards.
Recently, the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) announced that Ocean Queen Rockstar, the first 350-passenger capacity vessel to be part of the NYC Ferry fleet, has arrived at the NYC Ferry Homeport at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The larger-capacity vessel will help alleviate record-breaking ridership across the system, which, as of today, has served five million passengers since the service launched in May of last year. The new ferry boats include with Freedman Genoa passenger seats with CMI D-90 Vinyl and were sold through Suburban Seating.
A unique line of Freedman Seating legacy seats have been re-engineered for the marine market. Every seat is proven in the field as a superior alternative to the existing options.
Freedman Seating will be featuring several products at upcoming industry events, including the Pacific Marine Expo (November 18-20, Seattle, WA), International WorkBoat Show (November 28-30, New Orleans, LA) and Passenger Vessel Association PVA Annual Convention at MariTrends (January 17-20, New Orleans, LA).
- CitiPro — Lightweight, strong, safe and practically vandal proof. Its modular construction creates the most maintenance-free seating solution in its class.
- Gemini — Engineered for maximum seating capacity, safety and longevity. Its space-saving design is also ergonomically efficient.
- Genoa & Genoa Plus — Ultra lightweight and durable, the sleek Genoa seat is ideal for outdoor accommodations. Choose from a variety of replaceable covers for a modern, easy-to-maintain alternative to deck seating. Various options can be fitted to make this seat the highlight of your next vessel. Designed for style and comfort; engineered for safety and reliability. New flip seat will also be on display at upcoming industry shows!
- Catalina — Comfortable, lightweight, and customizable, the sophisticated Catalina is the modern marine seat. Several add-on options and a wide selection of upholstery make this the most flexible and attractive component in your vessel. Designed for style and comfort; engineered for safety and reliability.
Freedman Seating has been in business for 125 years with a 400,000-square-feet manufacturing facility in Chicago, Illinois and sales offices throughout North America. Freedman’s hallmark is no-nonsense customer service and on-time delivery. 800 employees produce over 2,000 seats per day. ISO 9001:2015 registered with an on-site, A2LA-accredited test lab and our products are HSC CODE ANNEX 10 static testing compliant.