Accessories

Sun & Sea Trilaminate Vinyl

Vicar International now offers a 15-ounce, 62-inch wide vinyl trilaminate with a contemporary embossing over a matte, easy-to-clean finish. This product, called Sun & Sea, is available in 15 colors. Specifications include flame retardant, passes CPA1-84, NFPA-701, CA. Title 19 Sec. 1237.1, high tear and tensile strength, and mildew and rot resistance. Treated with 1,000 …

Distinction-Poly Thread

Available in 20 bold, contrasting colors, Distinction-Poly Thread gives fabricators and manufacturers the versatility, extra UVR, and mildew resistant performance needed for both indoor and outdoor applications. The thread is formulated to meet the rigorous demands of the marine, automotive, RV, and golf industries. Recommended for marine and automotive seating, golf seating, outdoor furniture, accent …

MagicEzy 9 Second Chip Fix

MagicEzy 9 Second Chip Fix is a UV- and water-resistant, ready-to-use filler, available in 10 popular boat colors. Intended for repairing small holes, chips and gouges in fiberglass, the product requires no mixing and there is no need to paint over the repair. This product incorporates the latest nano-technology to provide ultimate strength and adhesion. …

#138 Polyester Thread

Vicar International has added size #138 UVR to its Aqualon line of bonded polyester threads, which combine durability with aesthetics. The thread is available in 1-pound units in white, black and beaver as well as 15 colors in 8-ounce cones. Available sizes include #92 and #138. Aqualon threads are suitable for numerous marine and sail …

Marine helm chairs

New ergonomically designed Taco® Marine premium helm chairs are now available in two styles. The Capri Helm Chair is available in light gray, vanilla or white, with a standard rollback bolster seat or a fixed seat and adjustable armrests. A smaller version is available without armrests. The Capri is also available as a bench-style seat …

2016 New Product Showcase

Marine Fabricator‘s compilation of products to help you create profit-producing projects. Products and information were submitted by manufacturers and suppliers by the established deadline. Awning fabric The Sattler 745 FR awning fabric features a flame-retardant PVC-coated polyester membrane that meets NFPA 701, CPAI-84, CSFM Title19, CPAI-84, BS7837, CAN/ULC-S109, NFB 92-507 requirements. Featuring UV resistance, color …

Furuno weather receiver

Furuno’s new BBWX3 SiriusXM Marine Weather Receiver uses SiriusXM’s subscription-based marine weather service offering live, up-to-date weather forecast information. The BBWX3 connects to NavNet 3D, TZtouch and TZtouch2 networks with an ethernet cable. Once connected, premium weather content, including current weather reports, will be available on a NavNet screen. Also available are NOWRad radar images; …

Sitting pretty

With access to better fabrics and accessories, fabricators are crafting boat cushions that look great and perform well. Boat cushion design is leaving the Dark Ages, where basic vinyls, color and patterns have reigned supreme. “Over the past 10 years, fashion and design have become more prevalent in the marine industry,” says Patty Mastrandrea, a …

Connection snaps

Easy to use, stainless steel Q-SNAP is like a normal press fastener with two additional parts: a ring underneath the cloth and a gentle hook on deck. The system turns the fastener into a secured connection that won’t pop loose, while incorporating a stretch-function (lever). Developed for covers and spray hoods on boats, the snap …

Helm chairs

TACO Metals’ Helm Chairs now includes the COASTAL, specifically designed for in-shore boats 20 to 25 feet in length. The chair is offered in both a Deluxe version, with folding bolster and arm rests, or a Standard version, with fixed seat and optional arm rests. The chairs are upholstered in premium-quality vinyls and high-density foam …