Under Deck Pontoon Boat Ladder (5 Step Ladder Stores Under Deck)
Never get stuck in the water without a ladder again!
No need to worry about mounting your ladder before you jump in the water.
Under deck pontoon boat ladders are always there and ready to deploy without taking up gate space or room on your pontoon boat's deck.
- 5 step, slide out under deck pontoon boat ladder.
- Ladder framework is 60" L x 16" W x 4.5" T.
- Ladder hangs 56" below deck when deployed and requires no support.
- Ladder steps are 12.5" wide x 2.5" deep.
- This pontoon boat ladder will hold up to 300lbs.
- If installing on a tri-tube pontoon boat you must have 20" between the tubes to mount.
Easy to use and store.
Bolts to the cross-channels under your pontoon boat's front deck, pull the pontoon ladder out to use and push it back into it's frame when you are finished. Never worry about where you're going to put your pontoon ladder again, stores easily and conveniently out of the way under the deck of your pontoon.
QUESTIONS & ANSWERSAsk a Question
Does this ladder hang vertical in appropriately deep water when not inhibited by the ground?
Yes. The Under Deck Pontoon Boat Ladder is supposed to hang vertically when it is fully extended.
I have underskin on my tritoon. Will this mount with the underskin?
Install the Under Deck Pontoon Boat Ladder, you will need to take off the underskin to locate the Cross Members, then mount the Under Deck Ladder to those Cross Members. Its a little extra work but can be done.
Does it get in the way of where the strap on the crank
Depends on where you are mounting the Under Deck Ladder. It does fit underneath the decking and does not stick out.
I am looking to replace my current ladder (Hook style/Front Entry), but am curious if you think this would interfere when loading on a "Hoosier" style pontoon trailer. As the trailer slides between the pontoon/tubes and the rest on the rails. It seems like it should clear, but it is hard to picture if it will catch when floating off or pulling on.
Since our products are universal, we would need to compare measurements of the available space. This Under Deck Ladder may cause issues with your Hoosie style Pontoon Trailer. But if it does not fit we can always do a return for you, up to 90 days.
Mounting instructions for mounting this ladder mine came with hardware but no prescription drilled holes in brackets and bolts were carriage bolts
Since our products are universal and the Under Deck Pontoon Boat Ladder is no different. The holes may need to be drilled in different locations depending on the boat that you have. This allows it to fit the best way possible for your specific boat.
My trailer strap attaches in the middle under the frame. Will the this ladder interfere with the strap attaching ?
I believe it would. I would recommend measuring the distance on the sides of the strap and see how much room you have to possibly place a little off center. Then compare of measurements of the Under Deck Pontoon Boat Ladder.
I have a curved bow on my sun tracker pontoon. Will this Under deck ladder still work?
As long as you have the available space for the Under Deck Pontoon Boat Ladder, you should be just fine. You may have the risk of the ends sticking out from underneath the deck. Please double check the measurements before purchasing.
Can this latter be used as an entry latter while pontoon is on the trailer.
As long as the measurements for the Under Deck Pontoon Boat Ladder will fit in the available space this pontoon ladder will work great both on and off the water use.
Can this mount on the front of a triple toon pontoon?
As long as you have enough space for it, you can mount this pontoon boat ladder anywhere. You will need about 17" between the toons of your pontoon boat to properly mount this ladder. I would take the measurements and compare them to the space you have available.
What is the warranty on the 5 step under deck ladder?
This pontoon under deck ladder has a 3 year warranty on it.
is this ladder used to board the boat when anchored in deep water
This pontoon ladder will work great to board your pontoon boat while in deep water.
Can this be used as a boarding ladder when the pontoon boat is beached?
This pontoon ladder is great for boarding your pontoon boat while it is beached. It will not hange straight down but out at any angle. Many customer use this pontoon ladder just as you described.
The floor of our pontoon is aluminum not wood. Will this ladder work for us? If so, will it be easy to install?
Yes it will install the exactly same way. It mounts to the cross members under the aluminum decking, the pieces of aluminum that span the tubes and support the actual deck itself. So your installation will be the same as someone with a wooden deck on their pontoon boat.
Two of your pictures show a plate on the front of the ladder that bolts to the front plate of the pontoon where the other two show a bracket underneath that mounts the front of the ladder to a crossmember. Which is correct as my boat would require the bracket underneath.
Our under deck pontoon ladder will have the bracket underneath to mount to the crossmember. I apologize we had an older model image posted, this has been deleted.
Is it hard to load up into the holder?
No, it's actually very simple. It will not catch or be difficult to slide it. It's a very easy pontoon ladder to use.
Is there a 3 step version. I don't need it so long for a pontoon
Unfortunately we only make this pontoon ladder with 5 steps. It does store up under the pontoon nicely so it doesn't cause a storage issue. I don't believe this ladder is built in a 3 step version by any other ladder manufacturer so I cannot point you to another option unfortunately. Thank you for the opportunity.
Would this ladder fit in a 1995 Crest Pontoon ?
As long as you have enough space underneath your pontoon to mount the Under Deck Boat Ladder it should fit with no problems.
Can you use stainless steel self tapping screws to install this ladder with
Yes you can use stainless stell self tapping screws to install the under deck pontoon boat ladder.
Can ladder be set to stop at a 45° to 60° or does it have to go 90° with no land support
The Under Deck Pontoon Boat ladder cannot stop at 45 or 60 degrees. It will rest there if supported on something but it is not recommened. We only recommend use of the ladder for when it is fully open and as close to 90 degrees as possible.
Does it hang straight down vertically or is it at a slight incline to make it easier to go up
This pontoon ladder will hang down at a slight incline to make it easier to get in and out of your pontoon boat.
When you put this ladder out in deep water does it stay at 90 degrees or does it float up. I want to make sure it is out of the way for kids jumping from the deck.
Yes, this pontoon ladder will not float up when deployed in deep water.
What is the weight limit
This ladder has a high weight limit. We would say that it has a 400lb limit.
do you have a dog type ramp that mounts under the front
Unfortunately, we do not offer a dog like ramp on our website.
Some ladders that hang have an issue where they can go under the boat when trying to climb it.does this have a stopper to prevent it from pushing under the deck?to keep it verticle when in the water
These will stop at a 90 degree angle, that will keep it from going under teh boat.
I purchased a Bass buggy 18 Suntracker, will it fit this boat?
You will need to compare measurements to determine if it will fit or not.