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  1. Electrical Systems
    Good Day! We are considering using strong rare earth magnets to mount flexible solar panels to our bimini. We will use Reflectix between the Sunbrella and the panels to keep the heat down and protect the canvas. This will be a temporary mount until proper zippers or Velcro can be sewn in later...
  2. Gear & Maintenance
    a) Do you have a window in your Bimini and/or connector? b) If so, how big? c) What's the setup? Cover? How is it attached? I understand that Bimini/connector/dodger setups can vary greatly from boat to boat. This is for a Catalina 36. Nonetheless, the size of the windows in the Bimini...
  3. P30
    I have a lot of questions about doing this right. The task seems to be getting more challenging and expensive. First step seems to be to relocate the traveler to the deck just behind and between the deck grab rails. When tapping on the deck it sounds hollow. The traveler feet back plates will...
  4. Gear & Maintenance
    I'm starting a small marine canvas business to help fund my Great Loop trip and plan on mostly making small Sunbrella accessories like tiller covers, winch covers, propane bags, sheet bags, fender covers, etc. If you could please take a moment to reply to this poll, I would really appreciate...
  5. General Discussion (sailing related)
    Sailors, I plan to sail east to Bimini from Miami and although I've done it once I still have some questions. We plan to leave this Friday night to make it to Bimini during daylight. Our concerns: 1. Channel entrance and depth we have a 7 feet deep keel. 2. Which marina to stay with? 3...
  6. Ericson
    Just bought an E27 and the wife wants a bimini. Does anyone have experience with one on the E27 and can you offer advice and dimensions?
  7. Introduce Yourself
    Got a '79 CAL25 and wouldlove to have a bimini. Trying to decide if it should go under/over boom, how long, how to get around back stays and main sheet, etc. Anyone got one?
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