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Old 12-16-2016, 05:12 AM
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I disagree with some of the posts. I love the bimini top on our bay boat but Parker did it right when setting it up. I have two separate sets of quick connects on the gunnels for it to attach. One towards mid ship that are used when we want to use the top and then two more about a 1/3 back from the bow that we use for storage. In the storage position, I can use my trolling motor, anchor locker, and casting deck with no problem.

I am from a long line of fair skinned people, so we need more shade than a t-top can offer and we also wanted to be able to fish. Kind of stumbled on this set up since we bought the boat used, but it works perfectly.

Bimini in the open position.

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Still leaves plenty of room for lounging around, fishing, etc... when it is stowed or deployed.