The galley of the Swift 52 is fully equipped. The shelf over the counter at left is a great place to install extra cabinets if the chef doesn't mind being cut off from the saloon action. The steps at right have comfortable 7" (17.7 cm) risers and lead to the raised pilothouse.
Beneteau Oceanis 38: Lowering the platform also lowers a folding step. A life raft hides inside this step, retrieved either up through a hatch in the cockpit sole or directly onto the stern platform by removing the folding step. This is an ideal location for emergency life raft deployment and boarding.