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Old 17-11-2014, 15:43   #1
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Main Traveller up on Hard Top Bimini ?

Since the 380's hard top bimini option is a couple years old now:
has anyone moved the main sheet traveller up?

Guess I'm not the only one dreaming of handling it from the helm position too -- instead of running across cockpit seat cushions, stepping over guests, and best of all: not even seeing results before returning to the helm (have a permanent sun awning spanned from the bimini's rear edge to complicate things even more...).

Any experience would be highly welcome.

PS: Yes, I know this question has been asked a while ago (seemingly noone by then), and yes, I checked Yahoo's Lagoon catowner's group -- no success either.

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Old 18-11-2014, 20:21   #2
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Re: Main Traveller up on Hard Top Bimini ?

Give Bill a yell at He's got a 380 that he added an arch. His mainsheet has been moved to the arch. Really nice setup he's got. Tell 'em Sid sent ya.....

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Old 19-11-2014, 00:13   #3
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Re: Main Traveller up on Hard Top Bimini ?

I'll be watching the replies to your question with great interest mate. I don't think it would be difficult to do. I just need to know if the bimini can withstand the stresses. So like he said. Anyone actually done it?
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Old 04-01-2017, 16:03   #4
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Re: Main Traveller up on Hard Top Bimini ?

Anyone end up relocating the traveller to a hardtop or arch?
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Old 06-01-2017, 02:43   #5
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Re: Main Traveller up on Hard Top Bimini ?

Also would love to know the answer to this. My boat is on the hard now, but I don't recall there being that much clearance. But issue is really about if the hardtop can support the dynamic load. Try asking lagoon?

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