Snapless Cockpit Cover

All things related to upholstering your boat.

Moderator: billy c

User avatar
BayouBengal
Posts: 927
Joined: Tue Jul 31, 2007 7:29 am
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Snapless Cockpit Cover

Postby BayouBengal » Mon Sep 18, 2017 9:59 am

I'd wanted to have a cover for my cockpit for times when my boat will be docked or parked outside for a few days, such as the case at this year's Gathering. But I didn't want to put snaps all over my woodwork. The solution I came up with was a cover that is tethered to each of my docking cleats and held taut with fiberglass tent poles. This was my first sewing project and the stitching is not so straight, but the cover is very functional.

20170916_071450.jpg
20170916_071433.jpg
20170916_071416.jpg

bjfrater
Posts: 124
Joined: Sun May 04, 2014 9:13 pm
Location: Auckland, New Zealand

Re: Snapless Cockpit Cover

Postby bjfrater » Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:00 pm

Cool! clever idea with the tent poles.

TomB
Posts: 116
Joined: Wed Jan 18, 2017 4:07 pm
Location: Holland, MI

Re: Snapless Cockpit Cover

Postby TomB » Mon Sep 18, 2017 1:42 pm

Great idea! An idea to be copied for sure.

JimmY
Posts: 504
Joined: Sat Jul 30, 2016 11:08 am
Location: Brighton, MI

Re: Snapless Cockpit Cover

Postby JimmY » Tue Sep 19, 2017 5:58 am

Definitely going to look at copying that!

I think I have some spare tent poles laying around...
-Jim
Nothing says poor craftsmanship like wrinkles in your duct tape!

Hercdrvr
Posts: 365
Joined: Mon May 11, 2015 12:52 pm
Location: McKinney TX

Re: Snapless Cockpit Cover

Postby Hercdrvr » Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:15 pm

Jeff
I thought you were just camping in there.
Fun times last weekend buddy
Matt B


Return to “Upholstery”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests