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Onsite Install Boat Stripes Kettering Tasmania – Covering up sun damage

Boat Names Australia recently executed an onsite install of Boat Stripes in Kettering Tasmania on a Cruise Craft Executive 800.

Onsite Install Boat Stripes Kettering Tasmania 

 This 30 year old bay cruiser had the reminiscence of old boat stripes from the past 10 years, which let to uneven sun damage.

The sun slowly eats away the gelcoat of the boat, while Boat Stripes or other vinyl boat graphics will protect the gelcoat from this damage which ultimately results in colour difference once the old striping is removed. The best way to get rid of this is obviously to repaint, but if the paint still looks to be in reasonable condition and you would rather postpone this costly task until later, there is a way to cheat yourself out of it.

Applying new boat stripes can be used as a good method to mask old sun damage. Now you don't even need to stick to replicating the old boat striping, it would be extremely hard to cover up every bit of sun damage exactly even when sticking to a replica. Instead you can use a design that sits in the same general location. By having the contrast between the colour the boat stripes and the white (or any hull colour of choice) it will be very hard to see the bit of staining caused by sun damage around the new graphics, creating the illusion of an evenly coloured hull. As an added bonus, when leaving the boat outside in the sun the paint should start evening out within 3 month.

For this Cruise Craft Executive 800 Boat Names Australia created boat graphics mimicking the original default factory graphics, sending it back to its former glory (read more on restoring vintage graphics here), whilst using the method described above to cover up staining caused by sun damage.

If you have a boat in the Hobart – Kettering area, we'd be happy to drop by and give you on the spot advise on custom boat graphics, boat striping or covering up sun damage and have a professional install your graphics onsite. Or if you live on the mainland, give us a call for some advise over the phone.

For quotes or question on an onsite install of boat graphics, don't hesitate to contact Boat Names Australia!

chris lloyd parker | Thursday, February 20, 2014 | Comments (0) | Trackbacks (0) | Permalink

Boat Graphics - An easy and affordable way to customise your boat

Do you have a fun weekend boat and looking into ways to customise it? Have a look at our extensive collection of boat graphics. With our wide variety of option, we have a graphic to suite any runabout boat from fishing tinnies to wake boats or even jet skis but can also be customised to fit larger vessels.

Boat Graphics 

Our boat fish graphics are a great affordable way to completely transform the look of your boat. They can be added to our standard Boat Name Kits, sold on their own or, if you want to take it to the next level, we can create custom lettering to match the colours, shapes and effects of your boat graphic for a unique and consistent look.

Boat graphics are super easy to apply and will arrive in the same way as our Boat Name Kits, which you can read more about here.

Boat Graphics
 

All our boat graphics are high definition images digitally printed onto vinyl and finished off with a scratch resistant UV-protection laminate. The marine grade graphics will easily last you for 5 years and beyond when properly cared for.

They also make great gifts to anyone who just splurged on a new boat or has had their boat for years and it could use a bit of a spruce.

Do you have a bit more to spend or looking for something very specific? We can also create customised boat graphic or even full wraps to suite any needs and wishes.

If you have any questions about boat graphics, please don't hesitate to contact Boat Names Australia.

chris lloyd parker | Monday, February 03, 2014 | Comments (0) | Trackbacks (0) | Permalink

Doing it tough in Russia

Pity the poor politicians - they have a tough life. In this country, the perks are mostly confined to mere thousands or tens of thousands in travel, accommodation, maybe the odd hooker and similar lowly pleasures.

 

Our local blokes have a way to go, but it seems t

he Russians are doing it tough too. Mr Putin is the subject of a new expose where items of interest to boaters include "his use" of a £26 million yacht called Sirius with whirlpool baths, a cinema and an artificial waterfall. Another 53.6-metre yacht includes a spa pool, waterfall and wine cellar, but ''the real diamond of the Kremlin flotilla'', the report claims, is a five-decked boat with a jacuzzi, barbecue, a maple wood colonnade and a bathroom faced in marble.

We reckon it looks a bit plain, so BOATNAMES AUSTRALIA has put in (pun intended) a submission to add the graphics and stripes.

Alan Loveard | Thursday, August 30, 2012 | Comments ((Disabled)) | Trackbacks (0) | Permalink

Elegant design for luxury cruiser

My 40' cruiser has just been refurbished and the name needs to be added to both sides, also with the rego number on the stern. I am after something a little different to the designs in your website crusier's gallery. If I send you a picture of the boat, can you create something special for me?
Alan Loveard | Monday, July 23, 2012 | Comments ((Disabled)) | Trackbacks (0) | Permalink
 
 
 



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