Bass anglers know Triton as the manufacturer of wood-free composite boats preferred by many of the nations top pro fishermen, including Shaw Grigsby, Gary Klein and Davy Hite. Tritons X Series takes the companys legendary bass models to the next evolutionary stage by incorporating an impressive array of innovations and refinements unique in the bass fishing world. Perhaps the most unique, and potentially important, feature of Tritons X Series boats is the built-in retractable boarding ladder. This groundbreaking safety and recreational innovation, a Triton exclusive, recently earned the company a Safe Boating Award from National Safe Boating Council. The ladder is completely integrated into the stern of the boat and remains totally concealed until the operator deploys it by removing a pin, extending it and lowering 3 folding steps. Ray Scott, founder of the B.A.S.S. Anglers Sportsman Society and a pioneer in boating safety, pronounced Tritons integrated boarding ladder The most important safety advancement in bass boating since the engine kill switch.