As I have said often: necessity is the mother of invention. Oh wait, that was Benjamin Franklin
Anyway, you got me thinking. I use something like this in my canoe. I bet it would strap onto a wing as well as it straps around the seat in a canoe. There are many different styles. Check out other links on this page.
http://www.campmor.com/webapp/wcs/store ... d=12500226
Campmor has a great return policy if it doesn't work.
Someday I'll tell the story of how a solid ash axe-handle from Sears, for $6.50, was used to replace a $45 tiller from the Marine supply store. Oh wait that IS the story
Good luck from one whose significant other also suffers the same malady.
Stephen- also buried in snow in the Finger Lakes.