We can supply replacement vinyl graphics for any boat make or model. If your vinyl boat graphics are starting to look worn or faded, we can re-create them to fit the originals. Vinyl does fade over a long period of time, especially when subject to a lot of UV/sunlight. One of the many advantages of vinyl is that it is removable at any time, so you can replace worn and tired graphics for new ones.
Vinyl is usually best removed with a bit of heat. This will help melt the adhesive and the graphics should peel off. This will be harder the longer they have been in place and we would recommend taking time to do this slowly, as damage can be caused to the surface underneath. Once removed bear in mind that there may well be some fading. If necessary we will do our best to reproduce the graphics to cover the same area limiting the amount of fading on show.
What do we need? All we require to start work is the best image you can get of the graphics still in place and dimensions. We can then redraw them and match the colours as best as possible to the original ones you remember. Fitting can be arranged by us depending on location, or we can post out to you for fitting yourself with an applicator and instructions included.
This was a Beneteau Oceanis Clipper based at Dunstaffnage, Argyll. The boats striping, lettering and logos were all starting to fade and crack. Our customer was keen to have everything removed and replaced for a clean new look.
The first step was to take close up photos and dimensions, along with colour matching for all of the graphics. We could then set about removing all of the old vinyl lettering and striping. Once removed and new graphics cut, we carefully applied the new decals in position.
Another customer based at Dunstaffnage, looking to replace the block vinyl between the coachroof windows.
With 3D lettering on top, we carefully removed this so that we could re-create something close in a chrome effect vinyl. A new block of metallic silver was fitted between each window panel, and a chrome finish lettering added on top.
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