About Marine Upholstery

At Marine Upholstery we aspire to turn old to new, for a much cheaper price, we are an interior design company meaning we turn an aged tired seating arear within a boat, caravan or campervan, to a new luxury bespoke seating arear for you to socialise. We are able to take a boat seating area that’s been seasoned and worn down and we use our outstanding upholstery skills to refurbish the seating area to look brand-new.

This doesn’t just apply to people who own a boat or caravan this applies to people who own a nice seating area and wish to get new upholstery cushions for their seating area. However, this also applies to business men/women as if you purchased a beaten but boat, but your intentions are to clean it up and sell it on with a good profit margin, then re upholstery is a really cheap way to up the value of a boat or caravan still with lost of room to make a good profit. In addition, we also can make extra scatter cushions to match your upholstery and the size of the cushions can vary to small or large marvellous sized cushions.

Furthermore, we also recover dining room chairs, which could match your new seating area and cushions! We also make curtains; our curtains can be lined with a blackout lining to provide darkness to your room. We are also available to flatpack too. It doesn’t stop there though, Marine will come to measure up and template a job up to a 50-mile radius from her location and she will email you a quote within 24 hours, once you have selected your material, buttons and all the specifics, Marnie will be able to make your new upholstery from her own premises.

When choosing your fabric they are various types of fabric for example; aries, cashmir, classic, evoke, furnisoft PU, fusion, gemini, juno and the list goes on, but you have more of a variety than you do when buying the caravan or boat, you can add great value to your boat or caravan, however we understand that not every person is looking to add value to their boat or caravan and some simply wish to make their family holiday home last longer but still feel like a holiday and that’s what we are here for. We can transform a seasoned caravan to feel like a new holiday home for you and your loved ones to enjoy.

  • Good evening Val
    Just a quick message to thank you for the lovely cushions you made for me. I cleaned the boat today and popped all the cushions into place and they fit perfectly. Thank you so much Val 👍
    Kindest regards
    Lynsey x
  • Hi Val,
    Sorry for the delay in sending this email. Just wanted to let you know that we are delighted with the cabin upholstery you have made for us.
    Everything fits fantastically and looks just great.
    Many thanks, Steve & Sue Cook
  • Hi Val,   We have finally fitted our new upholstery and curtains on our Freeman 23 and they look absolutely amazing.  We still have lots of work to do but the new cushions and curtains just take it to another level. Just thought I would send you some photos so you can see your fantastic work on our boat. Warm regards, Angela & Mark Caddell
  • Hi Val,
    Just thought I would let you know that the boat seats look great! Thank you once again for your excellent work.
    Mark Goodhind.
  • Hi Val
    We are over the moon with the boat external seats, they look amazing , what a difference it has made to the appearance of the boat. Thank you.
    We will be in touch about the interior later in the year.
    Kind Regards
    Dawn Brant
  • Dear Val Here are a few pictures of the cushions in place on Arunem - they look and feel great!  Thank you for the excellent service, you made the whole process very easy and your helpful observations on our various options were much appreciated. Best regards, David & Trish (27/08/19)
  • Hello Val, Aneke and I would like to say a very big thank you for our beautiful new seats and back rests, they look magnificent and have totally changed the look of Karita. Thank you again, Keith & Aneke Vertigen (08/10/19)
  • Once again Val, I can't thank you enough. I love it. 6 years of hard work and you have topped it off brilliantly (boat cushions). I will definitely recommend you. Warren Hill.
  • "Val I have just offered up the new cushions and I thought I would let you know my first reaction. Cushions are nicely made and the interior is transformed but what really struck me is the fit which is superb, there is no other word for it. So much better than the manufacturers original. Very happy indeed." Regards Ken D (08/02/2019)
  • Just thought I`d drop you an Email to say the cushions you made for Priscilla fitted lovely and we were very pleased with the quality of the finished product , so many thanks.
    Mick
    The Pioneer sailing Trust in Brightlingsea (30/07/18)
  • Have just got home and put the cushions in place. They look great . We’re really pleased with them. Thank you so much.
    Veronica Tyler
    Customer (11/08/2018)
  • Hi Val Thank you so much for doing such a great job on our blinds and seat covers! The caravan looks great! I am so pleased. Once again, thanks for transforming our caravan - looks brill !!! Thanks again. Best regards
    Debi & John Pidgeon
    13/10/2017
  • Dear Val
    I wanted to let you know that the curtain repairs you carried out are brilliant.  I am so pleased and can only add you are very talented.
    Thank you, Anna
    Anna
    10/07/2017
  • Val, quick note to say that I am delighted with the cushions. They are beautifully made and fit perfectly. Thank you very much    
    Troy Batley (17/06/2017)
  • We have a 1979 Dolphin 31 sailing Yacht which we have been upgrading and renovating
    The contribution that Val has made to this process has been invaluable , the interior has gone from looking very tired to something we are very proud of and has taken years off the boat
    When we first saw the cushions they had something which is very rare these days a "WOW" factor
    To summarise we would heartily recommend Val who provides a very professional and friendly service all at a very reasonable cost
    Thanks again Val
    Best Wishes
    Russell & Diane Haughan
  • Thanks Val for lovely cushion covers, they look very nice indeed.
    Mrs Viv Smith
    17/12/2016
  • Thank you so so much Valerie. You have done a fabulous job! Have a great xmas. Xx
    Mrs Mary Hayton
    19/12/2016
  • Just to say THANKS for the wonderful job you did on the cushions for our Sadler29 which is transformed. Excellent service, beautiful finish, thoughtful communication, very competitive pricing and easy transportation arrangements. We would be delighted for you to use this as testimonial Best wishes
    James & Charlotte
  • Last week, I took delivery of my new upholstery for the saloon, chart table seat and a cover to go over my hanging locker.

    I used 'Marine Upholstery By Val', based in Clacton but will travel to most east coast marinas I believe.

    I was very impressed with the information, advice and communication prior to order being placed and am absolutely thrilled with the appearance, comfort and standard of craftsmanship now that the items have arrived. The cost was very reasonable indeed and I'll be sure to use Val for any future upholstery work. She is able to do boats, campers and probably everything in between!

    Can't recommend highly enough!

    I have no link to the company, just a very very happy customer!

    Jon Harvey. (09/02/17)
  • A brief note to say how pleased we are with the berth and cockpit cushions for our Mitchell motor boat. The workmanship is superb, the turnaround was impressive and the price competitive. Who could ask for more? Regards and thanks so much.
    Richard
    Customer
  • Just to let you know that we have received the cushion in-fill - thank you very much.  It is now in place on the boat. We are thoroughly delighted with the work you have done for us and can't praise you enough for your customer treatment and expertise in the work you do. We shall definitely recommend you to anyone who might be looking to have some upholstery done in the near future. We are totally satisfied with everything now.  Thank you again for such wonderful work. Best wishes
     
    Barbara
    Customer
  • Just a note to say we are very pleased with the settees. I'm really pleased with the seats it's greatly improved the overall appearance. Thanks for your excellent service and attention to detail. Kind regards
    Jenny
    Customer

Why Choose Marine Upholstery By Val


Here at Marine Upholstery By Val we specialise in marine upholstery, however, we do also offer additional services as well as offering a large range fabrics, so bring your tired looking furniture back to life.

From reupholstering your old boat upholstery on the inside,(but keeping your existing foam) with a new suitable marine fabric to replacing your old boat cushions with new foam and new material, I will do it. No job is too small.

I am able to make curtains to measure with either your own material or from my own suppliers. In addition to replacing and renewing your old outdoor upholstery with a brand new one. I can also replace your old and tired seat covers with up to date fabrics in a wide range of textures and colours. If your foam is not up to your standard of comfort, this too can be replaced.


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Valerie Sinclair
5 Carisbrooke Avenue
Great Clacton
Essex
CO15 4SB | UK

Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday: 08.00 - 18.00 Saturday: 08.00 - 16.00 Sunday: By appointment only
Tel: +44.07904786431 | 01255 434378 (24H answering machine)
Email: sales@marineupholsterybyval.co.uk

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