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Cleaning or replacing upholstery covers

We have a Jeanneau with cream Vinyl upholstery. As a charter boat it gets heavy use and is grubby.

I have tried baby wipes and swafega but while it gets it a bit cleaner its still grubby.

Can anyone suggest a) a better method of cleaning or cleaning product?
b) If we had the seats and backing recovered is there anything more durable than the Jeanneau supplied cream vinyl.

While not practical the cream vinyl does look nice and I believe contributes to the boat popularity with charters so I would like to keep a "light" coloured interior.

Be grateful for any suggestions.
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Roger, have you tried Tilex (or similar product) and sunlight? No matter how grungy my cushions get, when I squirt Tilex on them, lightly scrub with a sponge or wash cloth, let them sit in the sun for a little while, then rinse, they end up looking almost as good as new. Even the seams get clean.
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