3 Must Have Marine Fabrics For Your Next Boat Project

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With the boating season kicking off at the end of April and eager seafaring souls ready to return to the enchanting waters that call, there’s no time like the present to start looking at your boating needs and tending to them accordingly. From adding or replacing marine toppers and cushions, to the proper selection of fabric for marine window shades, awnings and covers, determining the best application for your project can be overwhelming. To make the process a little easier and get you off to the right start, here are 3 must have marine fabrics to make your next boat project a success!

Marine Mesh Fabric






Marine vinyl mesh is a versatile and vibrant open weave mesh woven from 100% vinyl-coated polyester (PVC). Designed for outdoor applications, this mesh boasts excellent durability, dimensional stability and fade resistance. Well known brand Phifertex® will stay flexible in all climates and features Microban® antimicrobial protection for your boat applications.

Marine vinyl mesh  is easy to cut, sew and clean — making it a great choice for heat-filtering structural awnings, yacht window covers, pergolas and shade sails.

As a window covering, Phifertex® provides about a 70% shade factor, allowing light to filter through while offering moderate privacy. It’s also GREENGUARD® Gold Certified for clean air quality, so you can confidently use it inside your home, too.

Marine Topper / Awning Fabric








A go-to in marine and awning industries, SolarShade features excellent breathability, high water repellency, mildew resistance, outstanding strength and durability. Crafted from advanced staple fiber and spun 100% solution dyed polyester yarns, SolarShade offers great colorfastness for your marine awning and will continue to look brand new for years to come. 

Marine Upholstery Vinyl








With its leather-like look and easy-clean care, marine-grade upholstery weight vinyl with hi-loft backingi is ideal for interior and exterior boat cushions as well as headliners and hull liners. Spralding‘marine based fabric offers textured high-pile spun-polyester developed to enhance the touch and feel for select contract quality coated boat upholstery applications.

Getting your beloved boat ready for the season takes a bit of TLC and project know-how, but the labor of love is worth it all when you plug up and set out to sea.









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