These stylish, well made hammocks are hand woven into a tight pattern from soft spun polyester. Unlike cotton hammocks, they will not rot, mold or mildew. The 55" wide hammock bed is woven with an extra tight micro-weave design providing the ultimate in comfort and stability. The 55" wood spreader bar has multiple coats of marine varnish to protect it from the elements. 26 cords are used to connect the hammock bed to the suspension points to keep it strong and stable. This hammock hangs from two suspension points at least 12.5 feet apart. These are simply the largest and most comfortable spreader bar hammocks you can find!