Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Vero Beach, Florida
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Well, The boom is usually above the Bimini. If your boom is low, which they are on the C25's you won't have full standing headroom under it. They usually go in front of the traveler on your boat, and if I remember right you also have a split backstay. (depending on the year) On my H30, I wanted the bimini to go back as far as the aft rail, so The split backstay went right through the bimini. I cut it from the side, added a panel that had Velcro on it and Velcro on the bimini. It goes right around the backstay and covers most of the cockpit. My boom is high enough, so I also have full standing headroom, and my traveler is on the cabin top. Your best bet is to find a canvas shop that can customize one for you, unless you can do it yourself.
Your boom vang, should connect to the boom a couple feet out from the mast, and then to the base of the mast and shouldn't be in the way. The traveler could be in the way of a bimini on your boat. It could be moved to the cabin top, but would take a little work and be expensive. The "metal halyard type line connected to the end of the boom is your topping lift and should be loosened or moved when sailing. It's just there to hold the boom up when the sails are down. I've heard of people tightening it to bring the boom up to get a fuller sail, but never done it myself.
Hope this helps, if not, ask more questions, someone here will be able to help you out.