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Dotline Gunwale Hook Ladder, 4-Step

Item # 39993
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Key Features

  • Durable 1" dia. aluminum tubing

  • Vinyl-covered 11" hooks

  • 250-lb. capacity


Our Price   $49.99

Availability: In Stock

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Product Description
dotline This Dotline hook ladder hugs the hull for secure boarding when skiing, swimming, or in emergencies. Made of durable 1" dia. aluminum tubing with comfortable, sturdy wide traction molded steps. Features vinyl-covered 11" hooks and adjustable standoffs with cushioned tips. Hooks and standoffs fold flat for compact storage. 250-lb. capacity.

Handles:
11" from edge of dock

Steps:
10" in between each step
15" from side to side
2.75" wide
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Specifications
Description 4-step, 48"

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Dotline Gunwale Hook Ladder, 4-Step
 
4.1

(based on 32 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (26)
  • Easy to install (23)
  • Attractive (15)
  • Well built / quality (15)
  • Safe (5)

Cons

  • Flimsy construction (4)

Best Uses

  • Large boats (19)
  • Small boats (19)
  • Pontoon boats (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Casual/ recreational (12), Recreational (12), Advanced (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (11)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

works with a glitch

i own a runabout and it works really well for getting people out of the water only problem that iv had with it are with the legs they don't lock into place and some times ...Read complete review

i own a runabout and it works really well for getting people out of the water only problem that iv had with it are with the legs they don't lock into place and some times fold resulting in the person trying to get in falling back into the water this was fixed with zip ties

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Like ladder with a couple exceptions

We like the ladder and its construction but with our boat it does not work well. So as described in the comments we read it does fit all boats. The back and sides of ...Read complete review

We like the ladder and its construction but with our boat it does not work well. So as described in the comments we read it does fit all boats. The back and sides of our boat turn inward so the ladder leans inward making it a little more difficult to board. We personally think if there were another set of extenders at the bottom of the ladder and both set of extenders were longer, it would make boarding a snap. We ordered a four step thinking it would work better in deeper water but the 3 step would have been better.

Reviewed by 32 customers

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5.0

great price

By nanniji

from parkville, md

About Me Casual/ Recreational

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Install
  • Easy To Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Large Boats

    Comments about Dotline Gunwale Hook Ladder, 4-Step:

    perfect for our needs.better than expected and the price couldn't be beat anywhere

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Just perfect

    By El the boat lover

    from Minneapolis, MN

    About Me Casual/ Recreational

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Easy To Install
    • Easy To Use
    • Quality Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Large Boats

      Comments about Dotline Gunwale Hook Ladder, 4-Step:

      We have a deck boat that has a ladder but nothing to hold onto when you get off the ladder! This ladder hooks over the side and works for children up to a 6'8" basketball player. Best money I ever spent!

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Excellent value.

      By T on the lake

      from Waskish, MN

      About Me Casual/ Recreational

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Easy To Install
      • Easy To Use
      • Quality Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Small Boats

        Comments about Dotline Gunwale Hook Ladder, 4-Step:

        Great for swimming from boat with children.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Works Slick

        By 0DARK30

        from Maine

        About Me Advanced

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Install
        • Easy To Use
        • Quality Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Large Boats
          • Small Boats

          Comments about Dotline Gunwale Hook Ladder, 4-Step:

          I have a 19' aluminum boat with no swim platform. We bought this for the tubers to be able to get in the boat. Fits the gunnel perfect and the stand off legs make it easy to climb up and in. A nice functional product.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Good product, great price

          By Comtech

          from Jamesville, NY

          About Me Professional

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Install
          • Easy To Use
          • Quality Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Large Boats
            • Pontoon Boats

            Comments about Dotline Gunwale Hook Ladder, 4-Step:

            For Law Enforcement Patrol Boat

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            • Q:

              I have a 19' bass tracker. Will it work for that?
              Asked on 1/18/2014 by Bill from Columbus ohio

              1 answer

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                Yes. As long as there is nothing inside of the boat preventing the ladder hooks from hooking over the gunwale. You can move the stand-offs to a position where they rest against the side of the boat and this will help keep the ladder in a vertical position when climbing it.

                Answered on 1/20/2014 by Product Expert from Overtons
            • Q:

              i have a 1998 astro 17.5 ft. boat would i use the 3 or 4 step ladder thanks for any help you can give me
              Asked on 6/26/2012 by jim from altoona pa.

              1 answer

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                Use the four step ladder

                Answered on 10/15/2012 by Justin M. from Overton's
            • Q:

              The three step ladder does not have a stand off is that correct?
              Asked on 9/20/2010 by LJ from Providence, Ut

              1 answer

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                The 3 step has the stand-off's as well.

                Answered on 9/24/2010 by Bryant from Tech
            • Q:

              can this be used for a pontoon boat?
              Asked on 6/1/2009 by Anonymous

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                Yes, as long as you have something for the hooks to hang on that is secure.

                Answered on 6/3/2009 by Tech from Gander Mtn
            • Q:

              Could you use this on a dock to get out of the water easier?
              Asked on 3/29/2009 by Anonymous

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                This item is designed to hook over the gunnel of a boat. You would need to select a ladder that would have dock mounting hardware.

                Answered on 3/31/2009 by Matt from Gander Tech
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