Q-SNAP® fasteners

March 1, 2017

Manufactured by SUREFAS, Q-SNAP® is the only secure fastener that incorporates a stretch function. The snap is joined by a small lever to help secure and stretch the fabric enough to easily fasten a boat cover in place. While fabrication is similar to other fasteners, Q-stud-holders, stud-markers and Q-installation pins make installation up to three …

Centek Check Valve

January 1, 2017

The Check Valve from Centek Industries helps prevent water from flowing back into engines and gensets. The check valve is useful on boats and yachts that navigate in a following sea, or when a backdown is needed while fighting game fish. Manufactured from flame-retardant and heat resistant resin, it is available in a wide range …

Hand punch tool and fasteners

July 1, 2016

The Common Sense/Lift-the-DOT Fastener Tool brings ease to die cutting in marine and awning applications. Q-SNAP fasteners make installation up to three times faster than with other secure fasteners. The Common Sense/Lift-the-DOT Fastener Tool was designed to save fabricators time and money by allowing them to properly place fasteners and make small repairs without removing …

Kayak cleats

The Quick Cleat™ Kayak Cleat is a fast way to secure solid, braided 1/4- to 3/16-inch lines on a kayak deck or canoe gunnel, without knots. The durable design is low profile and easy to install, and it quickly secures a line in seconds. Just drop a line into the rope slot and release. Optional …

Zipper repairs

FixnZip® can repair zippers without needles, threads and tools. FixnZip is eco-friendly and can be taken off one item and used for another. The slider parts are made of nickel-plated zinc die cast, and the spring and thumbscrew are made of stainless steel. Available in small, medium and large, FixnZip can be used on a …

Mildew and Stain Fighter

May 1, 2016

Eliminate mold, mildew, leaf stain, tree sap, bird droppings, grease, oil and tough dirt from every fabric surface with Iosso’s Mold & Mildew Stain Remover. Apply the solution to soiled areas to quickly remove stains from tents, awnings, signs, yurts, boat covers, boat seats, carpets and more. Safe on solution-dyed acrylics, such as Sunbrella®, vinyl …

Durable water repellence

Sciessent, a provider of antimicrobial and odor absorption solutions for the textile and apparel industries, now offers Curb™, a fluorocarbon-free durable water repellent (DWR) fabric finish. Able to provide enhanced, breathable protection from rain and moisture, Curb delivers the same water repellent performance as existing technologies without the use of harmful fluorocarbons. The fabric finish …

Camouflage boat covers

Aquatime Camoflage fabric is water repellent, color fast and on trend. Intended for boat covers and other maritime applications, the fabric features durability, UV protection and pattern clarity.

Corrosion-resistant zips

Opti LUX Shield zips have teeth and sliders that are resistant to corrosion caused by atmospheric exposure and leather-tanning chemicals. The Shield finish protects electroplated surfaces from chemicals and minimizes the damage caused by regular abrasion. Specially-engineered chemical and mechanical properties enhance their appearance and durability. The zips are available in shiny and matte choices, …

NSHB heavy-duty shock cord hooks

March 1, 2016

Manart-Hirsch’s style NSHB heavy-duty shock cord hooks are made of hi-impact nylon. The 3/8-inch hole allows for any cord up to that size to be used. It can be used with shock cord or solid cords. Available in black.