2012 Award winners

Congratulations to all the winners of the 2012 MFA Fabrication Excellence Awards! Winners were chosen for demonstrating outstanding achievement or overall excellence in marine fabrication in the following categories.

Cockpit covers

Award of Excellence
Canvas Experts Inc. - Protective covering

Outstanding Achievement Award
Riverside Covers - Cockpit protection
Brandt Canvas and Upholstery - Snap-on cover

Dodgers

Award of Excellence
Bennett Custom Canvas - Rugged dodger

Outstanding Achievement Award
David’s Custom Trimmers - Patterned, manufactured dodger
Custom Marine Canvas - Protection for holiday trip

Exterior upholstery

Award of Excellence
Paul’s Custom Canvas Inc. - Custom seats

Outstanding Achievement Award
Custom Marine Canvas - Cockpit canvas
Paul’s Custom Canvas Inc. - Full cockpit redo

Full covers 27' and up

Outstanding Achievement Award
Bennett Custom Canvas - Travel, storage cover
Nickle Ink Upholstery - Custom pontoon cover

Full covers under 27'

Outstanding Achievement Award
Mike's Marine Custom Canvas - Below-waterline protection

Full exterior canvas powerboat 27’ and up

Outstanding Achievement Award
Signature CanvasMakers - Enclosure with easy access
Canvas Innovations - Sunshade and camper top

Full exterior canvas powerboat under 27’

Award of Excellence
Canvas Experts Inc. - Hybrid enclosure

Full exterior canvas sailboat 27’ and up

Award of Excellence
Bennett Custom Canvas - Waterproof roof

Outstanding Achievement Award
Seacanvas - Sailboat dodger, bimini
Custom Marine Canvas - Complete exterior remake

Miscellaneous

Award of Excellence
David’s Custom Trimmers - Matching top, rear awnings

Outstanding Achievement Award
Mike's Marine Custom Canvas - Cockpit cover transforms to awning
Signature CanvasMakers - Unobtrusive storage

Rigid enclosures

Award of Excellence
Riverside Covers - Helm protection

Outstanding Achievement Award
Canvas Experts Inc. - Panel enclosure
Canvas Innovations - Aft drop enclosure

Salon/dinette upholstery

Award of Excellence
David’s Custom Trimmers - Curved lounge

Outstanding Achievement Award
Nautilux Custom Canvas LLC - Salon headliner gets a face lift

Soft enclosures

Award of Excellence
Canvas Innovations - Entry door protection

Outstanding Achievement Award
The Nautical Needle - Canvas enclosure
Nautilux Custom Canvas - Panel protection

Tops 27' and up

Outstanding Achievement Award
Canvas by Victoria - Shade for upper helm
Mariner Canvas Company - Self-supporting bimini

Tops under 27'

Award of Excellence
Riverside Covers - Updating lace top

Unique & different

Award of Excellence
Bennett Custom Canvas Inc. - Jaguar convertible top