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Bimini mounted solar panels with twin backstays?

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I would like to mount a solar panel on the bimini, but am concerned that the one or the other of the twin backstays will cast a shadow on the panel most of the day. I'm hoping that there is some expertise or experience out there that might help me understand what I might expect in the way of panel output degradation from this shadowing.

The panel under consideration would be one of the semi-flexible ones such as the Solbian.

Thanks, Bruce
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Going to be tough to avoid the shadowing, obviously, but can you mount the panel aft of the backstays rather than 'under' the stays? Are you using dinghy davits (another optional location)?
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