Proper Tender-Handling Accessories Complete the Project Hoisting the tender on board is just part of the total tender-handling process. Once aboard it must be cradled and secured to the deck properly. Nautical Structures manufactures everything you will need to complete the project. Properly designed deck cradles (chocks) to cradle the hull of the tender. Cable-Down assemblies that are used to secure the hull of the tender directly to the deck of the vessel, essential for ensuring that your tender will arrive into port still secured to the deck of your yacht!