Tilt in any angle to protect from the shade, the 7 ft. Beach and patio Umbrella has a 360° dial that you can adjust the direction of the canopy. Simply, twist the dial on the arm, adjust the direction that you would like protection and tighten dial. When opened, the canopy provides 6 ft. arc coverage, and extends 7 ft. height. Simply drive the pole into the sand or soft ground. The canopy is vented to provide stability from wind. To transport the umbrella, loosen dial, fold back the lower section of the pole and store umbrella in carry bag. No need to dissemble or separate pole.