Portable shade cover for Dodger
and center cockpit
From Home Depot ,,,under $50
6ea. 10' lengths of 1/2 PVC pipe, when joined in pairs = 20'
Make 3 arches over main boom from Main Mast
to Mizzen mast
Attached at the life lines.
Covered in a tarp.
Tarp comes down to top of lifelines
Tarp grommets tied to life lines for additional security
,,holds well in strong wind
Creates sun and weather
protection for Dodger
Tall enough to walk around the deck
Aft Corners clip to allow easy ingress and egress to cockpit
when in a Marina.
6 minutes for 2 people to put up or take down.
PVC Pipes stored in 4" ABS pipe lashed to the toe rail when not in use.
Someday will upgrade tarp to some UV stable fabric
of some sort. Not gonna be cheap
. but will look classier than a tarp.
Going on two years ...has paid for itself in added life to Full Dodger.
Blocks Sun, rain, and bird poop.