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Bimini Options 25 LSV/24MXZ

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What are the largest bimini options for these boats?  Going to order a 2022 and wife wants the largest bimini possible?  Anyone have the extended awning for when at anchor?  Worth

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I have the extended bimini on my '19 25 LSV.  We enjoy the extra shade, especially if we're out on the water for a long session.  It adds about 2'+ which is a big contribution to spreading passengers out and still getting some sun relief.  Be warned...the extension poles are fairly weak and you'll naturally want to reach out to grab the edge when you're coming back into the boat from the swim platform...it won't support much force. 

It's not supposed to be used in motion (poor design?) but we leave it deployed most days when surfing and cruising with no issues.  Our boat is typically on a lift and we have a full custom cover that allows the bimini to remain folded out and extended so I don't have to wrestle with it each time we use the boat.  Our lake level is low so we've been trailering to other lakes this month.  I lost my bimini after about an hour on the road this Saturday.  I had it folded, in the zippered boot, latched to the main bimini and tower.  I'm not sure how the boot came undone but at 70 mph the extension bimini material got ripped up pretty bad after just a minute or two before we noticed and pulled over.  We've enjoyed it enough that I'll be looking for new extension material or I'll have one made locally.  I'm not sure if we'll trailer with it on the boat or just keep it in reserves for when we can quit trailering and return to the lift.

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