Bimini tops are one of the best additions you can make to your boat. They provide much-needed respite from the sun and heat during long days on the water. The real question is “which bimini top is best for you?” Let’s go over some of your best options.
Summerset: The Original Best Seller
The Summerset series is a classic. It is the best selling bimini top on the market and is known for its quality and durability. Summerset bimini kits are backed with a 3-year warranty, perfect for all round use, and represent a superior quality product that is built to last. The proprietary Marinex fabric is 600D - 6.9oz solution dyed polyester that is typically used to make boat covers but makes an outstanding bimini top.
Each canvas comes with a matching fabric bimini boot for easy storage. This original Summerset series bimini comes with rear support poles which are specially designed to hold your bimini top firmly in place and keep it up and out of the way when folded and not in use. The combination of quality and price make Summerset an unbeatable value.
Summerset Elite Series: Ultimate Performance
The Elite Series by Summerset features the highest performance fabrics on the market. This is for the most discriminating customer who wants the very best in the industry. Backed with an 8-year warranty, these tops represent the pinnacle of performance and protection and are perfect for extended exposure to marine elements and UV rays.
Elite tops are handmade with 100% genuine Sunbrella or Sunflair fabric, both rated top in the industry. Both fabrics are 9 oz. solution dyed acrylic, come in an array of vibrant colors and are engineered to deliver years of outdoor performance in harsh marine environments. Each canvas comes with a matching fabric bimini boot for easy storage.
The Elite series bimini comes with rear support poles. Rear support poles are specially designed to hold your bimini top firmly in place and keep it up and out of the way when folded and not in use. This is by far the best Bimini in the industry today and If you want the very best, this is the choice for you.
Summerset CoolTech Series: Protection from Extreme Heat
CoolTech is backed with a 6-year warranty and are especially suited to very wet conditions, or extreme heat offering a 30% reduction in surface temperature. They also feature the cutting-edge Aqualon Edge material. Aqualon Edge has a white underside with a color top, is 100% waterproof and offers unrivaled heat reduction, heat reflection, and UV resistance to keep shaded surfaces protected.
Each canvas comes with a matching fabric bimini boot for easy storage. The CoolTech series bimini comes with rear support poles. Rear support poles are specially designed to hold your bimini top firmly in place and keep it up and out of the way when folded and not in use. CoolTech bimini tops are available in a variety of colors and the white underside matches white boats perfectly.
National Bimini Tops: Best-in-Class Entry Level
This exclusive brand outperforms any entry level price Bimini you see online or in marine shops. They come with a 1-year warranty and are positioned as a quality entry level product at a very affordable price point. NBT brand tops are made of solution dyed 600D polyester and are much higher quality than most entry level bimini tops on the market today.