Company:
Hood Canvas LLC Merrimac, MA

Project Details

Fabric 1

Sunbrella
Supplier: Bainbridge International

Fabric 2

O'Sea
Supplier: Quality Thread & Notions

Fabric 3

Solarfix
Supplier: O'Sullivan Films



Please describe the project specifications

Fabricate a 10' X 10' Bimini Enclosure on the Flybridge of our client's Trawler. We also fabricated the weather cloths around the rails aft.


What was the purpose of this project? What did the client request?

The client is a live aboard and needs as much enclosed space as possible. Covered Smile Windows on three sides with a roll up aft drop. Client wanted the enclosure to be secured to the rail at the top of the windshield without drilling the rail.


What is unique or complex about the project?

Covered Smile Windows, hidden zippers, custom visor angles. We secured to the windshield rail with fabric wraps secured with Velcro. Then continued the fit to the windshield below, secured with six snaps. The windshield wraps handle the load of the enclosure. We used 40 gage O'Sea for clarity and SolarFix PTFE thread to last the life of the fabric.


What were the results of the project?

The client is a long time customer and we lived up to his high expectations.


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