Canopy Cleaning Projects & Solutions

A series of FREE Mini Guides for boating projects that run through the basic steps for the practical boat owner. This Mini Guide concentrates on cleaning a vinyl boat canopy, cleaning a canvas boat canopy, protecting and waterproofing.

Projects & Solutions
1

Wash Vinyl

For best results start by removing the canopy from the boat. Using a soft brush with Vinyl Cleaner & Shampoo helps to break down ground in dirt.

Wash off and allow to dry.

Star brite Vinyl Cleaner and Shampoo
£8.60
Save: £1.41 (14%)
2

Protect Vinyl

Vinyl degrades in sunlight so it is important to apply a Vinyl Protector coating with added UV inhibitors to help prevent weathering and colour fading.

This can be topped up during the season too!

Vinyl-Brite Vinyl Protector
£19.50
Save: £3.50 (15%)
3

Wash Canvas

For best results start by removing the canopy from the boat. Using a soft brush with Canvas Cleaner helps to break down ground in dirt. A firm brush maybe necessary for stubborn dirt.

Wash off and allow to dry.

Star brite Sail and Canvas Cleaner
£11.85
Save: £3.14 (21%)
4

Protect Canvas

Waterproofing helps to maintain canvas and allows water to run off the material helping to prevent water residue build up and mildew which can deteriorate and fade canvas.

Star brite Waterproofing with PTEF
from £24.25
Save: £5.74 (19%)
5

Replace Fittings

When re-fitting your canopy check for any damaged fittings that need replacing.

Turn buttons, eyelets, elastic, poppers and lacing hooks are fittings that can easily be replaced.

Canopy Cleaning Accessories

Additional useful products for a canopy clean.

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Copyright © Sheridan Marine 2014. All rights reserved. E&OE. This is a project guidance sheet and not a ‘How-to’ fact book. It is presumed that all work is carried out safely following the product manufacturers instructions. Each project may differ so may need further discussions and guidance.