Very light to carry, lots of ways to configure for sun and wind protection.
Every time i take this to the beach people say, "now thats what we need!" And they want to know what kind of shade it is. I love it! It is light weight, easy to set up and it holds up in the wind. 100% happy with this shade!
The tough part was to assemble it. It wasn't easy to understand how its fully set for beginners. It did protect against the sun but I did have to move my sitting area overtime since I want to stay in the shade of course. Which is common sense. It's light weight. I would definitely recommend it.
First experience was trying and difficult, but had I followed the instructions on this site, it would have been easier. Once I got it up, it held good in heavy beach winds. Additional advantage was it seemed to funnel beach wind under the canopy, which kept us cool on a very hot day. The top did flap some, but not to the detriment of comfort. Yes, I would buy this again.