How to Make Your Own Binnacle Cover

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A binnacle cover is yet another cover that you should keep on hand to protect and preserve your sailboat. The general shape of the binnacle can make them tricky to cover, but we’re going to show you how it’s done. With our instructional video and binnacle kit, you can easily create a custom binnacle cover that perfectly fits your boat and offers lasting protection.

Finished binnacle cover.

Protect both your boat’s compass and wheel with just one, easy-to-install cover! Our binnacle kits come in a variety of sizes and include the supplies you need to make your own binnacle cover. Being able to make your own binnacle cover ensures that you can achieve a one-of-a-kind fit that suits your boat’s unique specifications. It also means that you’ll be saving money by completing the labor yourself without skimping on quality.

Every kit includes Sunbrella® Marine Grade fabric, Dura-Skrim® Patterning Material, 3M™ Filament Strapping Tape and much more. All you need is the instructional video, a sewing machine, and a few other sewing accessories to get the job done. The Sunbrella fabric and YKK® zippers included in our binnacle kits are of the highest quality and well suited to defend against the elements. In fact, Sunbrella Marine Grade Fabric is one of the best in the boating industry! It's highly acclaimed for its ability to withstand mold, mildew, stains and fading. That's why it's our top-choice for marine covers, biminis, awnings, dodgers and more!

Check out our step-by-step video tutorial below to learn how to assemble your binnacle kit. This includes measuring your boat and sewing the Sunbrella fabric. And if you ever have any questions or concerns along the way, our helpful customer service staff is here for you. Simply call, email or use the chat function on our website to speak to a seasoned representative who would be happy to help!