The single-telescoping type passerelle is a design that enhances the stowed efficiency and deployed flexibility of the plank. The passerelle may be deployed with the telescoping section extended or retracted. This allows the pocketing hydraulic passerelle to be used in a variety of boarding conditions. The single-telescoping passerelle luffs +/- 20 degrees and slews a total of 90-degrees. Nautical Structures' hydraulic self-centering, slew-lock and float functions are stan-dard features incorporated into the design of the telescoping passerelle, eliminating the need for electric limit/proximity switches. This provides long-term reliable per-formance in a wet marine environment with reduced maintenance requirements.