Pros and cons of mobile marine shops

January 1st, 2023

Photo: Dreamstime. When you’re a marine fabricator with a mobile unit, you’re often at a competitive advantage. Not only can you offer customers fast, convenient repairs and service, but you’re often able to recruit business from other boat owners who notice you at their marinas. Vendors who are fully mobile can save money on brick-and-mortar […]

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Custom boat cover tips and techniques

September 1st, 2022

Tony Troxell of Fine Line Canvas and Upholstery in Fountain, Colo., enjoys seeing the boat covers he makes being used in the beautiful scenery of the Rocky Mountain state. It’s a good thing, too, since he makes about 100 covers a year. Photo: Fine Line Canvas and Upholstery Remember the old adage that the only […]

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Semi-mobile marine canvas company makes quality a priority

July 1st, 2017

Charlie and Marcia Kees are the owners of Mister Sew-N-Sew Custom Boat Canvas. Based in Waterford, N.Y., the marine fabrication business designs and sews boat covers and marine upholstery for a variety of makes and models of boats. From bimini covers to mooring covers to camper-style marine covers, all custom work is professionally designed and […]

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