Keeping the sun out of the boat, particularly to enable off-watch crew to sleep, is always an issue, and there are many of us who react badly to the idea of curtains. This week's new product is a neat solution, especially with a black-out lining.
by Lee Mylchreest
The Skysol Pleatedshade blind from marine blind experts Oceanair provides a good shading solution for small portlights and windows onboard any boat, meeting the challenges of controlling light and temperature, whilst creating privacy and a stylish onboard environment - and without breaking the bank.
This ready-to-go blind is available in five standard sizes with a colour choice of four UV reflective and dirt and moisture repellent fabrics (crème, navy, white and bone). Furthermore a black out lining can be added if required. Custom sizes are available upon request to complement specific yacht interiors.
It is also simple and quick to install using a fabric covered batten that can be mounted as a face or top fix option.
Upon installation owners can select whether the blind stacks to the top or bottom when the blind is not in use and a choice of hold up and hold down options are available to stay in keeping with any onboard style (poppers, Velcro, bungee or a crossbar option).
Skysol Pleatedshade - Halfway - .. .
Founded in 1990, British company Oceanair Marine Limited is a leading supplier of blinds, shades, screens, and soft furnishings in the marine market. A sustained commitment to excellence has been recognised with no less than three Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in International trade. Oceanair products are exported to over 37 countries, supplying internationally renowned brands. All products are designed and manufactured in a state-of-the-art facility in Selsey, UK. Founded in 1990, Oceanair also has an office and distribution facility in the United States.
If the Pleatedshade blind is not available at your local marine equipment store you can contact any of the local suppliers below:
AMI Sales - (Western Australia)
Telephone: +61 (0) 8 9331 0000
web site: http://www.amisales.com.au
AMI Sales – (Queensland)
AMI Sales – (South Australia)
Telephone: +61 (08) 83412055
fax: +61 (08) 83411037
AMI Sales – (New South Wales)
Telephone: +61 (0) 298167100
fax: +61 (0) 298173755
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