Patents by Inventor Blair A. Donat

Blair A. Donat has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20210094661
    Abstract: A pontoon boat including a thruster system is disclosed. The pontoon boat executes various operations relating to a speed and heading of the pontoon boat.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 25, 2020
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Applicant: Polaris Industries Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew C. Schmid, Katie C. Kirchner, Michael F. Donoughe, Jeremy C. Smith, Blair A. Donat, Gabriel A. Marshall, Bradley R. Fishburn
  • Publication number: 20210094665
    Abstract: An aquatic vessel, illustratively a pontoon boat including a thruster system is disclosed. The aquatic vessel executes a process to automatically position the aquatic vessel relative to a target location such as a mooring implement. Exemplary mooring implements include a dock, a slip, or a lift.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2020
    Publication date: April 1, 2021
    Inventors: Andrew C. Schmid, Michael J. Fuchs, Blair A. Donat, Gabriel A. Marshall, Bradley R. Fishburn, Herman Herman, Prasanna Kannappan, Matthew Glisson, Krishna Pandravada, Suryansh Saxena, Louis Hiener, Nishant Pol, Gabriel Goldman, Karl Muecke
  • Publication number: 20200391824
    Abstract: A pontoon boat is provided that includes at least two pontoons running longitudinally beneath the boat and providing buoyancy thereto; a deck framework mounted above and connected to the pontoons; a deck mounted on the deck framework; a recessed deck portion extending downwardly through the deck and the deck framework, the recessed deck portion forming a cavity into the deck including a bottom and side walls forming a basin extending into and beneath the deck; and at least one seat adjacent the recessed deck portion and mounted to the deck.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 11, 2020
    Publication date: December 17, 2020
    Inventors: Jacob Steven Vogel, Brad Roy Fishburn, Blair A. Donat
  • Publication number: 20200385097
    Abstract: A pontoon boat including a thruster system is disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2020
    Publication date: December 10, 2020
    Applicant: Polaris Industries Inc.
    Inventors: Bradley R. Fishburn, Blair A. Donat, Gabriel A. Marshall, Michael J. Fuchs, Andrew C. Schmid
  • Patent number: 10793228
    Abstract: A pontoon boat is provided that includes at least two pontoons running longitudinally beneath the boat and providing buoyancy thereto; a deck framework mounted above and connected to the pontoons; a deck mounted on the deck framework; a recessed deck portion extending downwardly through the deck and the deck framework, the recessed deck portion forming a cavity into the deck including a bottom and side walls forming a basin extending into and beneath the deck; and at least one seat adjacent the recessed deck portion and mounted to the deck.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2020
    Assignee: Polaris Industries Inc.
    Inventors: Jacob Steven Vogel, Brad Roy Fishburn, Blair A. Donat