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Canvas Repair Recommendations?

I have a boat cover that needs some sewing, any recommendations? Preferably around the Beaches area, but not mandatory.

Last time I needed some work I used the canvas ladies out of Beach Marine, but it looks like they have moved or closed down.

P.S. Why is it they can make Sunbrella that lasts almost forever but they can't come up with a seam thread material that lasts more than a few years? Even nylon doesn't seem to go past 5 years or so.

Maysport

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  • twirptwirp Senior Member Jax.Posts: 1,128 Officer
    No idea on where to get ya sewed up, there used to be a place called Boree Canvas on the west side of downtown, can't remember exactally where though. The last time my boat coaver had a seam come apart, I sewed it up myself with a needle and 20lb. Suffix 832, that's been a few years ago and it's still going strong...

    Quick Google search brought up their website. Good luck!

    http://boreecanvas.com/
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  • loweballzloweballz Senior Member Posts: 216 Officer
    There's a shop called Bluewater Canvas that just moved near Beach Marine and is located on 1st ave north (Jax Beach), right up from Rick's bait and tackle. I've heard good things about bluewater canvas in the past so may be worth a phone call.
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  • Inshore AddictionInshore Addiction Member Creek,River,ICWPosts: 66 Deckhand
    Give Ellen a call at Bluewater Canvas at 904-859-4473 she will square you away...
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  • MenziesMenzies Senior Member Jacksonville - Where Florida Begins!Posts: 19,289 AG
    Call forum member Stephen Mousa. He has done a number of jobs for me - good work at a good price. He is on St John's Bluff. 463 1462
    Maybe if we tell people that the brain is an App, they will start using it.
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