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Old 12 February 2011, 11:38   #1
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Seat cover companies - recommendations ?

So now the Avon will be living outside I'm looking at covers for the seat / console. Both are standard ouhill units & I'm, after any recomendations for companies I can send a picture to with some dimensions and get them to knock up some lightweight waterproof covers.

Standard type with elastic round the bottom . Outhill want 80 for one for the seat and dont even show one for the console & I'd like a matching pair really !

I've considered BBQ covers but dont like the stuff they are made of ....

Any ideas ?

( sorry if this same old stuff... a search didn't help much)
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Old 12 February 2011, 12:21   #2
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I've considered BBQ covers but dont like the stuff they are made of ....

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Have you considered a motorbike cover - the choice is huge...
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Old 12 February 2011, 12:43   #3
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Have you considered a motorbike cover - the choice is huge...
But I dont have a bike on the RIB......

Seriously - I considered all sorts , but as all RIB owners know - its about the look ... something more tailored needed I think.
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Highly recommend.... Sanders Sails, Lymington. Quay Sails, Poole. Taylor Made Covers, Poole. No particular order.

Speak to Kenna first at Sanders. Rod (the boss) and Chris at Quay Sails. Mark Taylor or Anne at Taylor made.(Mark has done loads for Ribcraft and still is. Also has machines in a big van and could do covers on site same day)

Might cost a bit more but top jobs. Used them all.
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I can also vouch for Sanders Sails, they have done some absolutely fantastic work for me, and I have seen some rubbish from others!
However, I thought you were looking for something cheap and lightweight?
I know that Sanders can do something lightweight............
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Old 14 February 2011, 12:31   #6
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Thanks all , I dug out the cover I bought when I bought the boat.... and its made by Sanders ! ( they also did some work on the Shearwater Cover) 5 years old and never fitted before!

So I may get in touch with them to see what they say.....

Oh and the OCA cover arrived today - looks great !
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The guy I sold the Valiant too, had some very nice covers made by a company right next to the Tuckton Bridge, I'll to to get a name for you
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Cut'n'covers 01258 857755 or 07974 104744

www.cutncovers.co.uk (be careful of the order of the first four letters!)
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I ended up using a guy based at Davis yard ... a decent price , all bespoke & matching . I'm very chuffed with them as I can leave them on when towing or when the boat is left afloat overnight.... and the seats dont soak up the rain ...

Pics were taken on phone infading light but you get the idea.....
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That's why you should always cut N paste links! www.cutncover.co.uk
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