Bimini Tops, Sun Tops & Fisherman Tops

Take a Break in the Shade with a Custom Boat Top!

A little bit of shade goes a long way during a hot Minnesota summer! If you spend a lot of time on your boat, a custom boat top from Canvasworks will help keep you comfortable and protected from the elements – so you can enjoy more time on the water. Contact us today to get started on your custom boat top.

  • Bimini Tops
  • Sun Tops
  • Fisherman Tops

Our custom-fitted Bimini Tops are free-standing shade structures that can make a day at the lake more comfortable and relaxing for you and your guests. A Bimini Top is constructed with a heavy-duty canvas top supported by an aluminum or stainless steel frame. Depending on the size and type of boat, a Bimini Top will have three or more bows running through the top of the canvas. Bimini Tops are designed to be collapsible, allowing you to raise the top when you want shade or shelter from rain, while still giving you plenty of room to move about the inside of the boat. Additional enclosure options include zip-in windows, a windshield, and/or an aft curtain.

Also known as a convertible boat top, a Sun Top attaches to your boat’s windshield and is supported by two or three aluminum or stainless steel bows. They are generally used for protection from the sun or foul weather, and differ from Bimini Tops in that they are attached to the windshield, rather than being free standing. Our Sun Tops are made with high-quality marine fabrics, which are available in a wide variety of colors to complement your personal style. For added protection, inquire about side windows and aft curtains.

Similar to a Sun Top, a Fisherman Top attaches to your boat’s windshield and is supported by two or three bows. However, Fisherman Tops are tall enough for someone to stand underneath, while Sun Tops are not. Fisherman Tops are also shorter front to back than a Sun Top. Our Fisherman Tops can also be modified to have a clear glass windshield and/or a walk-through zippers, as well as side windows and aft curtains for comfort and convenience.

Quality Is Our Forte

At Canvasworks, all of our marine products are custom designed and built by experienced craftsmen using only the finest quality materials. In fact, we’re so confident in our craftsmanship and design that we include a 5-year warranty with all of our canvas and metalwork projects. If you’re looking for a quality boat top that will endure for years to come, please give us a call.

A custom boat top provides the best fit and protection possible, eliminating the wear and tear you’d see on your boat if you used an off-the-shelf product that doesn’t fit perfectly. Going custom also allows you to modify the appearance of your boat; we offer canvas fabrics in a wide variety of colors to complement any design. All of our bimini, sun, and fisherman tops are handcrafted using only the finest quality materials, including:

  • Durable 11.5-ounce standard marine fabric that’s built to last.
  • Heat welded main seams to eliminate thread rot concerns.
  • Aluminum or stainless steel framework

With proper care and maintenance, you can expect your custom bimini top, sun top, or fisherman top to provide 15-plus years of protection from the sun and the elements. On top of that, we provide a five-year limited warranty – the best in the business! Ready to get the most out of your summer on the lake? Contact Canvasworks today.

Where Old World Craftsmanship Meets Cutting Edge Technology

At Canvasworks, we’ve been making custom boat covers and canvas by hand since 1979. Advances in technology, such as 3D laser measuring, our 52’ long CNC cutting table, and fabric welding, have allowed us to build on time-honored practices and streamline our processes. The result? The most high-quality, expertly fitted boat covers and canvas available on the market.

If you’re looking for a bimini top, sun top, fisherman top or another type of custom boat or dock product, please reach out to us via phone or email.

What Our Customers Are Saying

“I had a new cover put on my pontoon in September. It was done in a timely manner and fits snug to the existing snaps. Quality workmanship, material and friendly staff. Absolutely love the finished product. Thank you so much. I would recommend Canvasworks to anyone.”

Darla H.
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