Founded in 2005, Seaspension is the manufacturer and distributor of the innovative Seaspension shock mitigating boat seat pedestal, invented by Peter Burer, former owner and now retired. The company holds a U.S. Patent and several other foreign patents. Seaspension has sold thousands of units to military, environmental, marine enforcement, commercial and recreational boat operators including U.S. Navy pursuit, U.S.Coast Guard airboats, Trinidad Coast Guard, Canadian Coast Guard, Panamanian Coast Guard, police boats in several U.S. states, and several towing service vessels. Foreign sales include those to Turkey, the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Norway, the Netherlands, Russia, Dubai, Mexico, Greece, and Israel. It is the sole factory-authorized suspension seating offered as an option by Parker Offshore boats.
Ian and Alison Milligan acquired the company in 2021. A lifelong boater, Ian is a master electrician and has served as Commodore for the Greater Huntington Council of Yacht & Boating Clubs, and as an elected official in Northport NY Village as Deputy Mayor, Police Commissioner, and Commissioner of Docks & Waterfront. Alison manages the marketing and administrative duties of the company.