This hard dodger was made in Sidney BC. Shown with and without canvas. The top picture is during a race, which we won. The dodger extends quite far over the cockpit so you can sit under it out of the rain. We have a back curtain which turns it into a two person wheelhouse, we can steer from there using the Raymarine S-100 autopilot remote. It is strong enough to stand on. We have two 100-watt Renogy solar panels mounted on top.
In 2016 the original Oyster colored Sunbrella canvas was replaced with Dark Blue. That was what Jacques from Tartarooga recommended when the dodger was built but I though the lighter color would blend better with the deck color. I was wrong. The almost white color showed dirt and “green stuff” and was impossible to clean perfectly. The blue is much better. It staill needs cleaning but even dirty it looks OK.