SU8 - High Wind Performance Umbrella

  • SU8 - Shade Umbrellas NZ
  • SU8 - Shade Umbrellas NZ
  • SU8 - Shade Umbrellas NZ

SU8 - Wind Tunnel tested up to 90km/h

Opening a NEW chapter in Shade Umbrella Wind-Resistant performance.

With it's unlimited tilting positions, ability to rotate 360°, streamlined design and simple deployment system this amazingly durable yet eye-catching shade umbrella never fails to impress.

Our elegant wind-resistant cantilever umbrellas make a stunning addition to any commercial or residential setting and will provide a sun smart, shade retreat to relax in for years to come. We recommend viewing the easy operation in our short video. View the full details below and give us a call if you have any questions.


Unique Features - SU8 Wind-Resistant Umbrella

  • Manufactured from top quality anodised aluminium, stainless steel and other non-corrosive materials
  • Durable, Heavy duty Aluminium mast
  • Umbrella tilts vertically - Unlimited positions
  • Umbrella rotates 360°
  • Solid-core fibreglass umbrella ribs - High wind resistance 
  • Extended warranties 

SU8 Mast Profile

QUICK-RELEASE Sliding System 
This simple Sliding clamp system is unique to the SU8 and enables the Umbrella to be operated quickly and easily.

To learn more view our Product Videos!

Allow movement and flexibility especially in high wind conditions.

This feature is unique to the SU8 and plays a large part in its outstanding wind resistance and durability.

We recommend you view our Wind Tunnel test Video!

The tilt function on the SU8 allows the entire umbrella to be tilted to almost any position required.

This feature is especially useful for blocking the glare when the sun is low in the sky.

Product Video - SU8

The following video showcases how the SU8 Umbrella operates along with some of its other unique features.

Click on the following icon to watch the SU8 in action...

Wind Tunnel Testing - SU8

Wind resistance like never before.....

This brilliant umbrella has been wind tunnel tested up to 90km/h and we have the video to prove it....

Click on the following icon to view this breathtaking Live Video!

Size & Configuration - SU8

The SU8 is available in two standard sizes:

2.50m SQUARE

3.00m SQUARE

Canopy Fabric - SU8

The SU8 Umbrella Canopy is manufactured from Premium SUNBRELLA Acrylic fabric.

This high quality shade fabric is 100% solution dyed and carries a 5 year warranty.

  • Weight : 270 g/m2
  • Colourfastness: 7-8/8
  • Waterproof rating: >300mm water column
  • Maintenance: All fabrics can be washed and replaced

The Skin Cancer foundation recommends Dickson Acrylic as a part of your complete sun protection regime, including regular use of sunscreen.

This label certifies that the fabrics do not contain any toxic substances and do not present any health, skin or environmental hazards (OEKOTEX 100)

Colours - SU8

The SU8 Umbrella is available in three standard colours.

You can view these colours by clicking on the thumbnail opposite.

To download a colour swatch Click Here!

(A large range of Custom colours are also available on request)

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Installation Fixings - SU8

The SU8 Cantilever Umbrella is supplied with a Rotating base-plate and a Mast spigot of your choice.

The Mast spigot fastens to the top of the Rotating base-plate and is available in three different options as follows:

Vertical Mast spigot -

Mast stands directly vertical

SU8_-_Mast_Vertical - Sun Shade

Forward-leaning Mast Spigot -

Mast stands slightly inclined forward

SU8_-_Mast_Forward - Sun Shade

Portable Base (with swivel wheels - optional) - For situations where umbrella needs to change location regularly


The Rotating base-plate is suitable for mounting the umbrella on most hard surfaces including Wooden decks, Concrete pads / patios / courtyards.

Please note: An In-ground mounting is available as an optional extra should it be required.


For more information on SU8 Installation Fixings...



SU8 - Accessories


Protection Cover

The Protection cover protects the umbrella from the weather when not in use. It is provided with the umbrella at no extra charge and will assist in ensuring that the umbrella is always looking clean and smart.

For more information on SU8 Accessories...


Warranties - SU8

Are you concerned about quality?

Customer assurance and satisfaction is our No. 1 priority.

Every SHADOWSPEC Outdoor Umbrella comes with an extensive warranty for customer assurance purposes.

The SU8 Umbrella carries a Canopy warranty of 5 years* 

 *Conditions apply