BIMINI (or Sunshade) Top Shade Extension Kit, 6-8 foot Wide x 5-7 foot Long coverage (= 30-56 square feet), 6ft W x 5ft L unstretched for any boat with a Bimini, Convertible or Sunshade Top and a beam up to 10-foot with 2 Rod Holders on the gunwales at the rear of the boat. Provides coverage from the Top to the back of the cockpit area:
Notes:Takes just 5-10 minutes to put it up or take it down. Can also be used in the Front for Shade or as a Bow Spray Dodger or for Aft Slant-Back Shade. As seen at the Miami Boat Show. Includes:
Two telescoping (with snap button) anodized aluminum Support-Poles (extends from 42 to 72 inches, fits in Aft Rod Holders),
Storage/carry bag (42-inches long) with shoulder strap (similar to a beach chair bag) stows easily,
all Straps (and C-Clips if needed in rare cases) for installation on your T-Top, Hard-Top, Bimini, Convertible or Sunshade Top frame.
Size/Fit: Fits boat with 6-8 foot Wide BIMINI-TOP, covers 5-7 foot Long Cockpit area. Stretches over the back edge (6-12 inches) of a Bimini, Convertible or Sunshade Top with two (2) adjustable straps to the existing top frame. The aft corners of the Shade-Kit stretch to Heavy-Duty Telescoping Aluminum Poles inserted in Aft Rod Holders on the boat (if you don't have Rod Holders, MateSeries offers a very stylish stainless steel combination cup holder and rod holder). Poles tie-down securely to boat to avoid loss. Shade fabric will stretch 2 feet in both directions for a tight fit. In some cases, C-Clips (can be provided) can be used to clip on the 7/8 or 1 inch diameter aft frame of the Bimini, Convertible or Sunshade Top. Can also be used as Slant-Back curtain for protection from the sun or wind. Made in Charleston, South Carolina, USA. Ships in box 4-inches square by 48-inches long, weighing 16-17 pounds.
Warranty: Laportes warrants to the original purchaser of its product that Laportes will repair or replace any products found to be defective in materials and workmanship for a period of one (1) year from the original purchase date. See https://www.ttopcovers.com/support/warranty.
Installation: Installs in just 5-10 minutes:
Remove Canvas, Poles and Straps from Storage Bag (included),
Extend Aft Telescoping Support Poles and Insert in Aft Rod-Holders,
Stretch Shade-Kit over the Top, Back edge of the Bimini, Convertible or Sunshade Top and adjust the Two Straps to attach to your top frame at the sides,
Stretch Canvas back and over top of each Aft Support Pole,
Connect the Tie-Downs to a cleat or grab handle at each rear corner to prevent loss of poles in wind and waves,
Remove it in 5 minutes and stow it in its handy shoulder carry Stprage Bag.
Maintenance and Care: Do NOT apply waterproofing of any type as this may damage the fabric. Clean with natural soap only.