1. Shade canopies and tents are messy and take too long to setup.
2. Beach umbrellas don’t offer enough shade and don’t work in the wind:
3. Other shade options require constant maintenance and need to be adjusted as the wind shifts direction, otherwise they fall over or blow away.
4. Many city beaches don’t allow shade alternatives to a single pole umbrella.
5. During sunny beach days, in general, there is always a breeze.
***See below, "What About Wind" to learn more.