David's Custom Trimmers Wakerley, QLD

Project Details

Fabric 1

Top Notch
Producer: Manart-Hirsch Co. Inc.
Supplier: Nolan/UDA.

Fabric 2

Tenara Thread
Producer: Gore fibers
Supplier: Shann International

Fabric 3

YKK Zips
Producer: YKK
Supplier: Hamlens

Design Name
Dave Elliott

Design Company
Davids Custom Trimmers

Fabrication Name
Glen McDonald Dave Elliott

Fabrication Company
Davids Custom Trimmers

Installation Name
Glen McDonald

Installation Company
Davids Custom Trimmers

Please describe the project specifications

We needed to create a duel purpose Yacht / boat cover for protection from UV and 2nd a separating section for the owners protection from the elements while on the beach for there weekly Saturday picnic.

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

The customer wanted a cover system that could double as a full boat cover to the water line, then split into 3 pieces so the biggest / middle portion could be used as a beach shade / tent / night time shelter for there swags.

What is unique or complex about the project?

This is a traditional style yacht with a lot of varnish/bright work so the cover needed to fit very well with no gaps, including the bow spread. It is always a challenge to make a job do two things. To take a boat cover, work around a shaped panel, then turn it into a beach tent including the poles and ropes was interesting, challenging and complex.

What were the results of the project?

A very practical cover system, light weight, user friendly including the tent portion with some very appreciating customers with both applications

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