As a spray hood (English for spray hood ) half - hood is considered by yachts.

It consists of cloth, often acrylic fiber are sewn into the plastic windows made ​​of PVC film, spanned by a variable and often foldable semi-circular structure made of stainless steel or aluminum tubes, usually secured with movable special fittings. It protects the decline and the front part of the cockpit from rain and splash water with the wind from the side and front.

Occasionally, it is extended to a bimini or cockpit tent.