Astarte's Sun Awning
This awning was made of light, soft dacron, maybe 4 oz.  It can be stuffed in a small camper's stuff bag -- 8" x 18" (more or less).  It uses no poles.  It stows easily.

It is supported by lines with snaps that go around both masts, main and mizzen capshrouds, lifelines, and a centerline bridle lifted by the main halyard.  

On each side, between the forward to the aft corners, I made a long, narrow pocket, in which I put 1/4" dacron (low stretch) line.  This line is tensioned and helps keep the portion of the cover over the side decks elevated.

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