How do you go about finding the best people to fabricate your boat covers?
In truth, it takes a bit of work. This should help you.
Some background to the trade
A Marine Trimmer is someone who can make all kinds of covers for your boat, from a simple bimini, to a full clear enclosure. They can upholster the interior and re-line your cabin. They can lay carpet and build you a mattress that fits in your v-berth. A sailmaker specialises in designing, manufacturing and trimming sails to get your boat sailing well. Shipwrights build boats.
Marine Fabricator Division School of Excellence
in association with Specialised Textiles Association (STA), David’s Custom Trimmers.
Workshop held May 2014.
All boat covers need to open so you can get in and out of your boat.
In a lot of cases, this means you need a zip. A zip is easy to use and strong enough to withstand a lot of use.
But did you ever think about just what a zip is? Besides something that goes up. And down. And up. And down. over and over…..