Gemini Marine Products sliding side mount support a rigid solar panel

Split and sliding side mounts

Extend your possibilitites

Our stand-offs stand out

Our unique stand-off type mounts either slide over the end of tubing or clamp on by opening the hinged jaw. Originally designed for mounting solar panels, these mounts dramatically increase the possibilities for updating and adding all kinds of attachments to dodgers, biminis, davits and rails. 

Gemini Marine Products split jaw mounts
Gemini Marine Products sliding side mounts

Slide mounts with an extensive range of uses, including:

  • Adding tensioning and support struts
  • Adding spreader bars
  • Attaching solar panels on your bimini top – this hardware is great for DIY solar additions
  • Attaching antennae, awnings and foldaways for cutting boards and electronics pads
  • Adding grab rails on dodgers, stanchions
  • Fixing binnacle or aft rail lines

Crafted from 316 marine grade stainless steel, our hinged and sliding offset mounts are available for use with 7/8”, 1” and 1¼” tubing.

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No disassembly required with our hinged slide mount.

Unlike sliding side mounts, which must slip over the end of a tube, split jaw mounts can attach anywhere, including on frame bends, without disconnecting frame structures. This makes additions, installations, removal for storage and upgrades a breeze – even midseason.

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A sleek rooftop board rack made by our European distributor Freya Frames
using Gemini Marine Products split mounts that clamp on to the existing grab rails.

Want something sleeker? Try our sliding side mounts.

Our sliding side mounts are less obtrusive than our split mounts (and a little easier on the pocketbook). Great for new builds or removable installations.

Sliding side mount and associated hardware.

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Rated 5.0 out of 5
July 6, 2017

the slid mount seems really nice. I haven’t installed them yet but, they look really nice.

Daniel H.

Split side mounts 1 1/4quot,

Rated 5.0 out of 5
December 12, 2016

Hardware is very easy to assemble. Customer services was excellent to!!

Debbie L.
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