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post #14 of Old 08-27-2013
Lubrdink
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Re: Ideas for cockpit shade

A bimini doesn't work for covering all the bases, but after last year's brutal summer (drought, multiple 100+ days) this bimini makes all the difference in the world. $135 on eBay delivered to the house. An hour to install and it covers a good part of the cockpit and over the hatch to give shade to the cabin. While at the slip, a small tarp hung over the back to the backstay pretty much makes all the cockpit liveable-even pleasant.

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