Signature CanvasMakers

Project Details

Fabric 1

Producer: Glen Raven Custom Fabrics LLC
Supplier: Trivantage LLC

Fabric 2

Producer: Strataglass LLC
Supplier: Keyston Bros.

Fabric 3

Makrolon UV
Supplier: Performance Textiles

Fabric 4

Supplier: Miami Corp

Design Name
Mike Charlton, Chandler Clark

Design Company
Signature CanvasMakers

Fabrication Name
Sally Ellis

Fabrication Company
Signature CanvasMakers

Project Manager Name
Mike Charlton

Project Manager Company
Signature CanvasMakers

Installation Name
Mike Charlton

Installation Company
Signature CanvasMakers

Please describe the project specifications

Bimini, Dodger, Connector and Enclosure with Framework for the commissioning of a 2015 Catalina 445. The project utilized a combination of Strataglass for the enclosure and Makrolon Polycarbonate for the dodger, with Sunbrella fabric throughout.

What was the purpose of this project? What did the client request?

Customers were commissioning a new Catalina 445 and needed a complete canvas outfit including frame work, bimini, dodger, connector, enclosure, strapless bimini struts and solar panel frames. The clients requested a design that complimented the contour of the boat and provided both functionality and visual appeal without appearing “boxy”.

What is unique or complex about the project?

We used 1.25” Stainless for the Bimini frame and attached to the rails to keep the deck as clean as possible.

What were the results of the project?

The customers are extremely pleased with overall design of the canvas. They have referred several new customers as a result because of our professionalism and high level of customer service.

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