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Old 26-01-2016, 20:23   #1
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Adding a panel arch over davits

I am considering adding an aluminum arch above the standard davits to support solar panels. I am also considering removing the davits and beefing up the arch to support a dinghy (which would bring the dink higher out of the water). Has anyone done this (or seen it done)? If so, I'd appreciate any lessons learned/thoughts. Thanks.
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Re: Adding a panel arch over davits

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Re: Adding a panel arch over davits

Awesome ShaktisBoy!! What is the seat made of and can u pls send me closer detail of how it connects to davits?? My email is greggbillmam@gmail.com
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Another bothersome request. I notice you have wrap around isenglass...can you pls send me pics?? Who did them for you??
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Re: Adding a panel arch over davits

I don't know if you got an answer, sunbrella makes fabric for sling chairs, perhaps that's the material they used.
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Thanks. I thought as much.
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Re: Adding a panel arch over davits

Thanks for the great ideas. Here's the answer we came up with...starboard seats connected between original davits with stainless poles.Click image for larger version

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