Sailing Boat Bimini Top Guide
How to take measurements for the stern Bimini
Bimini Tops for sailing boats are designed to create shade in the steering gear area and are generally installed on the stern pulpit with special fixing accessories.
Frame is made of stainless steel tube and depending on the length that can be developed, it can have 2 or 3 arches. Canvas is made of acrylic fabric and where necessary, is provided with a passage for simple backstay or doubled.
This guide explains how to take the necessary measurements for realization.
- Take the width measure from one pushpit centre to the other as in picture 1
- Take measurements as shown in picture 2
A: BIMINI TOP HEIGHT
B: BIMINI TOP LENGTH
C: DISTANCE BETWEEN THE BACKSTAY AND THE END OF THE BIMINI TOP TOWARDS STERN
D: DISTANCE BETWEEN THE BACKSTAY AND THE END OF THE BIMINI TOP TOWARDS BOW
E: PUSHPIT HEIGHT
F: DISTANCE FROM STERN TO THE END OF PUSHPIT