When you're out in an open boat, its easy to get too much sun exposure, which can result in a bad burn. Because of the way water reflects sunlight onto your body, the sun you get on a boat is worse than the sun you get while on land.
While covering up with a hat, proper clothing, and applying sunscreen will aid in protecting you from the sun, it will not offer you the shade that a Bimini Top will provide.
Bimini Tops will offer you the most complete coverage while boating. A Bimini Top consists of a metal frame which supports a canvas that is open on the sides. It's sort of like an umbrella with 4 legs that covers a portion of your boat. Bimini Tops make relaxing on the water easy, so you can stop worrying about damaging your skin.
Boat Covers Direct offers top of the line Bimini tops by two manufacturers- Carver and Westland. Our Bimini tops are offered in the best materials in the industry- Sunbrella, Polyguard, and Sharkskin. Many tops are in stock and can ship the day you order.
Carver Bimini Tops are manufactured here in the USA in Landrum, SC. Carver has over 30 years experience manufacturing boat covers and Bimini tops. Their Biminis come in lengths from 5' to 10' long and they will mount on boats from small inflatable's to large cabin cruisers. Carver Bimini Tops come standard with aluminum tubing and nylon fittings, but are available in full stainless or with the option of stainless steel fittings. The main bow of their Bimini top is double-walled, to provide extra stability. Their fittings are of the highest grade in the Bimini industry.They offer specialty square tube bimini tops for pontoons and tower bimini tops that are made to clamp onto towers. Replacement canvases for pontoon Biminis and fully automatic PWR-ARM Bimini tops are also available.
Westland Industries has been in business for almost 3 decades. Their Bimini tops come in a wide range of fabrics, sizes and colors. Westland Bimini Tops are easy to assemble and install, and most of them come with a free storage boot. All mounting hardware comes with the Bimini top, including a swivel deck hinge to allow you to mount the Bimini top at an angle. Their Bimini tops are warrantied from 3-5 years depending on material chosen.
You can choose your Bimini Top size, or you can go with one of our manufacturer's recommendations. To choose your size, we just need to know the width between your mounting points, height from the mounting point up, and the length of canvas you would prefer.
A Bimini Top is a great investment for an avid fisherman, family boater, or anyone who spends time on a boat. It's a must have item for hot summer days. A Bimini Top will pay for itself over the years by saving you sunburns and keeping you comfortable while boating.
Browse our selection of Bimini Tops.