We create

BESPOKE DESIGNS FOR YACHT, BOAT, GARDEN, ARCHITECTURAL and COMMERCIAL NEEDS

MARINE COVERS

All types of Yacht, Boat and general marine covers, from simple winch hats to full cockpit enclosures.

SAILMAKING

Sails - new, repair, valeting and consultation service, to meet all your requirements.

GARDEN PRODUCTS

Everything from furniture covers, garden upholstery to pergola awnings and shade sails and patio screens.

VALETING and REPAIR

A full cleaning and valeting service for sails and covers. Even the most crusty boat cover can be given a new lease of life with cleaning and re-proofing.

PROJECTS

Have a special need for travel bags or flight and transport cases for gear? Commercial soundproofing? We've done some wacky things.

COVID19

Need a bespoke screen design? We can supply unique solutions for areas and doorways, with full masked and remote operating.

About us

Who we all are
Mac McDonald

Mac McDonald

Owner

Originally apprenticed at Sails & Canvas with Chris Scanes in the mid-1980s, and being taught by one of the last CPO Sailmakers in the Royal Navy, Mac has some 15 years cover-making experience, and has worked on everything from little tail bags to fitting out Naval vessels with covers.

Chris Scanes

Chris Scanes

Consultant Sailmaker

Chris needs no introduction to the sailing community in the Westcountry, having clocked up at least 50 years experience in a lifetime of sailmaking. He has vast experience gained from many years working at several of the best sail lofts in the country, and spent 25 years running his own - Sails & Canvas at Topsham.

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