Originally Posted by flyingwelshman
I have a dive ladder that extends two steps below the surface. I can step onto the lowest rung and sit side-ways on the kayak. ....
Ah, so to be clear, you have to essentially get in the water to your knees or so in order to get on the kayak? That doesn't sound so hard. But, that makes it much less desirable as a tender, unless you're always willing to get wet.