Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Annapolis, MD
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Re: replacing the interior cabin sides and shelf fabric?
Has anyone replaced the fabric hull coverings in the cabin? I removed mine when replacing the bulkheads in my 23K. They were pretty tired and stained. Next I will scrape off the foam backing and paint before recovering.
Any suggestions as to which fabric to use and where to locate it? Does anyone offer a fabric kit or paper patterns for our boat?
Any suggestions welcome.
We redid the hull lining in the V-berth in our Hunter, using vinyl headliner from Joann Fabrics and 3M contact adhesive. Because the fiberglass was pretty rough we used some thin foam against the fiberglass prior to putting the headliner on. Worked ok and provided an easy to clean surface that resisted mildew.
Seems to me the stuff we used was labeled "automotive", but worked just fine in the boat.