Originally Posted by SkywalkerII
Just a thought.
The transom is not the best place to board in swells. I removed my stern mounted ladder on my C&C 34 for a removable ladder I used midship.
The other reason I removed it is it keeps the cockpit drier.
How does it keep it dryer, other than keeping wet people completely out? I wouldn't think the amount of water a person drips into the cockpit to be that big of a deal.