O - 1 GENERAL INFORMATION
NEVER fold or store a wet weather cover. This
can lead to mildew or shrinkage. Roll rather
than fold the enclosure curtains. Sharp folds
increase the chance of cracking the clear vinyl.
Weather covers for the cockpit areas are available on all
Funship™ models. Four Winns covers are designed
and intended to provide protection of the cockpit seating
Four Winns utilizes acrylic-type material for all its cov-
ers. All Funship™ canvas except mooring covers con-
sist of 100% acrylic material and is color matched to the
boat. The mooring covers are made of 10 ounce acrylic
and come in dark tan (mica) only.
DO NOT use the weather covers for outdoor
winter storage. The weight of the snow or heavy
rain can cause severe damage to the material
or top structure. Refer to O-3 Winter Storage in
this manual for more information.
When snapping covers to the boat, apply direct down-
ward pressure on the snap. When unsnapping, rotate
the snap and cover upward at each snap location.
Never use any form of open flame cooking de-
vice while under, in any area fully enclosed, or
near any acrylic weather cover. This material is
Remove snaps one at a time to prevent dam-
age. DO NOT rip off or pull the weather cover
as a whole; acrylic material may tear at snaps.
During the manufacture of the weather covers, the small-
est possible needle and highest quality UV stabilized,
bonded polyester thread is used in the stitching.
Bimini Top (Aft/Main)
The weather cover is water repellant but not water proof.
During a hard rain, you may notice a light mist permeat-
ingthroughaweathercover. Thisisnormal. Iftheseams
leak, they can be sprayed with Scotchguard™ or similar
water repellent or a seam sealing compound can be
applied. Keep objects from contacting the inside of the
cover. Leakage may occur at point of contact.
A bimini top is standard on all the Funship™ models.
This style is a “freestanding” top and supported only by
the bow assembly. Refer to Figures O1 & O2.
Attach the bimini main bow to the deck mounts.
Weather covers must be installed taut or will be dam-
aged by accumulation of rain water.
Attachtheforward nylonstraps (214FS) or the brace
rods (234/264FS) to the strap eyes or deck mounts
located on the deck respectively.
Periodically check weather covers for accumu-
lation of water. Damage to the bow assemblies
may otherwise result. Make sure cover is taut
to avoid puddling of water.
After use, the top canvas should be rolled up into the
boot (if supplied) and secured.
Figure O1: 214 FS Bimini Top
Funship™ Owner’s Manual
|Categories||Four Winns Freedom Manuals, Four Winns Funship Manuals, Four Winns Horizon Manuals, Four Winns Manuals, Outboard Marine Corporation Manuals|
|Tags||Four Winns Funship 214, Four Winns Funship 234, Four Winns Funship 264|
|Model Year||2003, 2004, 2005|
|Document Type||Owner's Manual|
|Product Brand||Boats and Cruisers, Four Winns. For support contact your dealer at http://www.fourwinns.com/locate-dealer.aspx|
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