John - owner

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Date registered: January 20, 2013

Latest posts

  1. 24/7 Drop-Off — October 31, 2020
  2. Dodger for a SAGA 409 — August 31, 2020
  3. Matching a cushion after one goes overboard. The original cushion on the right, new on the left. — August 24, 2020
  4. Classic Dodger for a Classic Sailboat — August 17, 2020
  5. Bimini, Connector, “Cali-Style” Dodger, and Helm Cover — August 10, 2020

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Flybridge Enclosure for a Trojan 32

We designed this enclosure with two big front and side windows to increase visibility and airflow. We also designed the aft window and doorway to either be rolled up or removed completely. The aft window is a separate panel from the skirt below. This allows for easy removal (or roll up) of the window without …

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Custom Mooring Covers & Bimini Boots

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Custom Hatch Screens

Made from a Micro No-See-Um Fabric (800 holes/in) to keep even the smallest biting bugs out, but let the cool breeze in. These screens are custom-made to fit your hatch opening exactly. Screens can be held in place by a weighted collar (see photos) or by snaps.

Updating a 25′ Watkins Sailboat with new Cushions and a Canvas Magazine Rack

Room on a 25′ sailboat is at a premium. Add the fact that she had her original cushions from the 70’s, and you have one small time-machine. First we re-covered the cushions with a Sunbrella fabric that had a two-tone, brown speckled pattern that suited the male owner to a tee. Next we covered the unsightly …

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Laced-on T-Top Bimini for a Rigid-bottom Inflatable EPA Boat

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) work hard making sure the the waters we use are safe, and their boats take a beating because of it. The old T-Top on this boat was sun bleached and on it’s last thread. We replaced it with Sea Mark, a product made from Sunbrella which has a rubber coating …

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Laced-on Bimini Top for NOAA Boat

This former Coast Guard boat now works for NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). On duty 12 months a year, these boats take on the worst that Mother Nature can dish out. Her old Bimini Top was evidence of that. The top we made was out of Sunbrella, the best marine canvas out there. And …

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Dodger for a 34′ Catalina Sailboat

New owners wanted a new look for their 34′ Catalina.

Winter Cover for 50′ Center Cockpit Sailboat

Awnings for Dockside House

We designed and built two custom awnings and frames for a dockside house. The second floor house has French Doors and the owner wanted the awnings to come off of each door and extend to the railing.

Enclosure for a 42′ Catalina

Custom enclosure for a 42′ Catalina. The customer wanted a specific angle to the Bimini so that it would slope towards the front windshield. The Bimini is 12′ wide x 15′ long

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