2002-2008 Four Winns Vista 378 Boat Owners Manual

O - 3     BIMINI TOP
2.   Snap edge of bimini canvas to radar arch. Starting
at the center and working outward may prove to be
The bimini top is standard and provides cover/shade for
the forward cockpit area.  It is designed to be fastened
to the radar arch with the use of snaps. See Figure O-2.
3.   Zipinforwardwindshield   connector (clearvisor) sec-
tion to the bimini top and snap to windshield. Start-
ing at the walk-thru windshield may prove to be easi-
est.   Windshield snaps can be  adjusted to match
snaps in canvas.
Bimini  Bow   Bimini  Bow
Camper  Canvas   Bimini   Top
Zip in the side curtains to the bimini top. Snap can-
vas to windshield beginning at forward edge.
For bimini storage, reverse the previously described pro-
Canvas should be snug. If too taut or extremely
tight, canvas could tear or pull at seams.
Primary   Camper     Secondary   Camper      Camper  Boot
Bow                   Retainer  Bow
Figure  O2:   Bimini  Top &  Camper  Canvas
Both the bimini and camper canvas have been
designed and are intended to remain installed
on the boat in the upright “stored” position. Four
Winns does not recommend the bimini and/or
camper assembly be  removed from the boat
unless absolutely necessary.
A clear plastic visor isprovided and once installed it con-
nects the forward windshield and the bimini top.  Side
bimini curtains are also made of clear plastic for visibility
and connect the  side portion of the windshield  to the
bimini top.   The helm area is  protected from the ele-
ments once the bimini top, forward windshield connec-
tor and bimini side curtains are  installed.  See Figure
O3 below and for hardware installation see FigureO7 at
the end of this section.
Two people are recommended if removal or in-
stallation becomes necessary.  Care must be
exercised so the radar arch does not become
damaged. Use a protective covering to prevent
damage to arch.
Aft  Camper
Forward  W/S
Bimini   Top
In the event the canvas requires some mainte-
nance or repair, remove the bimini camper can-
vas from  the bow assembly.   Unzip the  bow
sleeves, unsnap all snaps and straps, and re-
move the canvas.
O - 4
Camper  Side
The camper is standard and provides cover/shade for
the aft portion of the cockpit area. It too, is designed to
be fastened to theradar arch with the use of snaps. See
Figure O2.   The camper aft curtain  and camper side
curtains can be installed to enclose the aft cockpit area.
The camper and camper curtains used in conjunction
with the bimini top, forward connector and bimini side
curtains completely encloses the cockpit area when de-
sired.  See Figure  O3.  For hardware installation see
Bimini  Side
Figure O3:    Forward,  Side &  Aft Curtains
The bimini  top is factory  installed, therefore,  minimal
adjustment is necessary. To utilize the bimini top:
Remove the canvas boot from  the bimini top and
unroll top.
378 Vista™  Owner’s Manual
Section O
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shaun on Jul 07, 2014. s

great very informative. should not have to fill this out for a manule though

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