What is the issue?It is virtually impossible for a swimmer to climb aboard most yachts. The topsides are too high and afford no purchase.
Why address this?For safety reasons and leisure, such as swimming, a convenient means of re-boarding from the water is welcome.
How to address this?If you have a vessel with a stern mounted rudder stock it is often lightened by cut-outs. These can be structured to provide steps as presented in figure 1.
With thanks to:Michael Harpur, Yacht Obsession.
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