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Nothing is impossible with Sailrite as your project partner. Our wide selection of fabrics, tools and supplies will help you get your boat shipshape. Create custom covers, tops, screens and cushions to make your boat more comfortable and to keep it (and you!) protected from the elements. If you need project inspiration, explore our how-to videos and DIY tutorials to help you remake your boat from top to bottom, inside and out.
top Marine Canvas & Vinyl Topping Brands
Stay cool and protected from the harsh sun when on the water with a well-made awning or enclosure. Biminis, dodgers, full boat enclosures and more, we’ve got the marine canvas and vinyl fabrics you need to get the job done. Sail bags, boat covers, weather cloths and winch covers — we’ve got fabrics for projects big and small.
Sunbrella® Marine Grade
Sunbrella is the premier performance fabric and standard cover cloth for the marine industry. Experience the legendary combination of durability, water and fade resistance, breathability and striking color selection when you choose Sunbrella for your marine cover, shade and protection needs.
Unmatched in abrasion resistance and durability, Top Gun is a woven polyester canvas duck fabric with outstanding tensile strength, tear strength and dimensional stability. It’s a great choice for boat covers, chafe protection, enclosures, dodgers, biminis and more.
Top Notch is one of the best solution-dyed polyester fabrics on the market because of its water-repellency, superior strength, abrasion resistance and durability. Pick Top Notch for biminis, dodgers, sail bags, awnings, sacrificial sail covers, weather cloths and more.
Sattler Marine Grade
This 100% solution-dyed acrylic canvas is a great choice for biminis and dodgers, boat covers, and more. Sattler Marine Grade features excellent abrasion, mold and water resistance and blocks 97.5% of harmful UV rays. It’s easy to work with and comes in a wide selection of colors to match your boat.
This waterproof, all-weather, vinyl-laminated fabric is built to withstand the rigors of marine environments. It holds up under intense sun and weather conditions without fading, stretching or fraying. Choose Weblon Regatta for your next chafe protection, T-top, boat cover or enclosure project.
top Marine Upholstery & Headliner Fabric
Is your boat upholstery in desperate need of a refresh? Don’t suffer through cracked and faded seats and cushions when it’s easy to replace your existing fabric with highly rated marine upholstery brands. Explore our favorite upholstery and headliner fabrics and get ready to sail the seas in style.
Performance and style come together to create this special upholstery fabric collection. With a name you can trust, Sunbrella upholstery fabrics deliver exceptional abrasion, UV, mildew and water resistance. These performance fabrics excel in every corner of your boat, inside and out.
Carpet-style headliner material adds inviting warmth and comfort to your boat’s interior. The material is easy to cut and stretches and contracts during installation, making it easy to work with. The soft, knobby weave is very forgiving and perfect for bumpy and uneven surfaces.
This unique, four-way stretch vinyl with an incredibly soft and supple feel makes for gorgeous boat upholstery, headliners and cushions. Offered in a wide variety of rich, pleasing solids, this upholstery vinyl will elevate your boat’s upholstery without compromising on performance.
With a look and feel similar to premium engineered synthetic leather, Horizon is a top choice for your high-end vinyl upholstery needs. With two embossed textures to choose from, Horizon will add a luxe look to your boat. The colors are designed to match Sunbrella Marine Grade for a cohesive look throughout your boat.
Outdura is a great choice for your boat’s upholstery. This performance fabric line offers superior UV, water and stain resistance for fabrics that can handle serious weather conditions. With a wide selection of patterns and colors to choose from, you’ll love working with Outdura.
popular how-to projects
Ready to tackle your next marine project? Discover DIYs and video tutorials for all of your boat and canvaswork ideas. Whether you have a powerboat, sailboat, pontoon or yacht, we’ve got DIYs on sewing covers, upholstery, biminis and enclosures, awnings and shade sails, and so much more. Explore everything we have to offer and get started on your next great make.