Onboard Interiors acquires Hood Marine Canvas

Published On: March 21, 2023Categories: News

As reported by the Marblehead Current, Marblehead, Mass., Krisha Plauche’, owner of Onboard Interiors and a marine fabricator who has been in business for 20 years, will acquire Hood Marine Canvas Co. to create a one-stop shop for Marblehead boaters and sailors by combining her showroom and canvas manufacturing.

“For the last 20 years, everyone has asked me about canvas work, and I found Hood Canvas early on to be the only company that aligned with the same quality and professionalism that Onboard had,” says Plauche’. “When I found out the Hoods were retiring, my first reaction was, ‘Oh my gosh, what will we do without them?’ I’m happy we have found a way to combine interior and exterior projects and become a single resource for boaters.”  

Hood Marine Canvas’ founder Mark Hood says he is excited that Plauche’ is taking the reins. “In this industry, there are also very few people who do the work on sailboats, and even fewer know how to make a dodger correctly. Plauche’ is the most qualified person to carry on the family name,” Hood says. “We love that she will take the Hood legacy back to Little Harbor where it began for my uncle Ted Hood, my father and grandfather,” he said. “Further, Krisha will be doing all the canvas work for C.W. Hood Yachts, owned by my brother, Chris Hood.”

Plauche’’s Little Harbor offices are currently under construction and are expected to be complete by this summer.