A gangplank to a fishing boat.
gangplank definition by Webster's New World
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a narrow, movable platform or ramp forming a bridge by which to board or leave a ship
Origin: ; from gang, a going (see gang) plush plank
gangplank definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A board or ramp used as a removable footway between a ship and a pier. Also called gangway.
Origin: From gang1, way (obsolete and dialectal).