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View Poll Results: What Color Is YOUR Sunbrella?
Pacifc Blue 15 23.08%
Sea Grass Green 6 9.23%
Linen 6 9.23%
Terra Cotta 0 0%
Beige 5 7.69%
Burgundy 4 6.15%
Aquamarine 0 0%
Navy 19 29.23%
Nutmeg 1 1.54%
Toast 9 13.85%
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Re: Sunbrella: What color is used on your boat?

The guy who built my dodger said that his unscientific survey indicated that Captain Navy sunbrella held up better than any of the others. That's what I went with. Still in good condition 7 years later.
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Re: Sunbrella: What color is used on your boat?

BTW I have worked in canvas shop. The most popular colors as I recall (in no particular order): Pacific Blue, Captain Navy, Forest Green, Toast, Marine Blue, Mediterranean Blue, Capri, Aquamarine, Persian Green (esp powerboats), Burgundy, Mediterranean Blue Tweed (the tweed using Pacific as the base IIRC), Dubonnet Tweed, Charcoal Tweed

If you're ordering from a wholesaler (Trivantage?) maybe ask them what they sell the most
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Re: Sunbrella: What color is used on your boat?

Quite like the Toast. Maybe next time? My boat has lots of teak, and lots of covers for it, so changing colour will cost almost as much as a new boat...

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Combinations of complimentary colors can have some appeal. We sail a French yacht and my (much) better half thinks French color styles work well, eh?
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Re: Sunbrella: What color is used on your boat?

You might think about having access to OTHER colors as well. We have pillows, our cushions, and some curtains made of Sunbrella. ALONG with the typical on deck stuff which is in a navy blue. Probably the blue many have said is navy per say.

The cushions are a floral design, some pillows are the same, and a white and blue striped fabric also for some of the pillows and the curtains.

I also have a cockpit cover that goes over the boom on sunny or rainy days. Do not want a dodger or bimini. That is more of an off white/ivory color for lack of better way to describe it. I wanted something that shaded the cockpit per say, but would not allow the heat soak as darker colors do on a hot day. IT also allows some natural light thru if ugly out, so one is able to read a book, but still get shaded etc.

There are a LOT of things you can make out of sunbrella cloth for folks, that might make you more money in the short term if at various marina's than the main items, ala dodgers, bimini's etc.

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Re: Sunbrella: What color is used on your boat?

mine started out dark green ..a forest green without the black threads int he weave..
under the dark cloth in daylight in tropics is comfortable and cool. without it is a bit hot and very very bright , even in winter.


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