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Over the last 2 or 3 years the demand for Bimini Enclosure style canopies has been on the increase.

The obvious benefits are for all to see; a combination of a Bimini and a Cockpit Enclosure using 1 set of framework. You don’t need 2 separate Bimini and Cockpit Enclosures, with 2 sets of frames. The Bimini element can be quickly transformed into a lovely protective cover. Ideal in the climate we experience in the UK, lots of wind and rain with the occasional week of really hot glorious sunshine!!

However, a word of warning here…..as yachts get larger, so does the canvas work. This could lead to more windage, more surface area for rain, snow and ice to collect on and subsequently some areas for concern regarding the functionality of this canopy style.

During winter when your beloved yacht is not being used, naturally a Bimini Enclosure could be left in-situ protecting the cockpit; it makes sense. But….as some of our customers do not live locally to their yachts this can cause other issues as you may not be able to get down to your yacht to remove the Bimini/Enclosure before the bad weather arrives. On larger yachts, it is not recommended that these hefty Bimini Enclosures are left up in adverse weather; you wouldn’t leave your sails up in a force 10, would you??

Our list of new and used sails has been updated. We've had a few additions that could be interesting.....

Click here to download the list.........Used Sail List

Used Sail Agency

Our festive holiday hours are as follows.

Closed Saturday 20th December

Open Monday 22nd December to Wednesday 24th December

Closed Thursday 25th December to Sunday 4th January

Open as normal on Monday 5th January

Christmas

We are pleased to announce that here at C&J Marine we have joined the Made in Britain campaign.

By enabling customers to identify British made products, the Made in Britain marque supports & promotes British manufacturing in the UK and overseas. Using the Made in Britain marque draws attention to  UK made goods for customers in the UK and worldwide.  More and more customers are keen to buy goods they know for certain are made in the UK to support the design, skills and craftsmanship which still exist here in the UK.

 

We are now recruiting for a few ambitious individuals to join our team of  dedicated staff. In particular we are looking for.. 

An Upholsterer/Covermaker who is interested in making our range of quality Upholstery and Marine canopies.

A Production Assistant who will help make our range of Marine canopies, laying up our cnc cutting table, making our support framework etc.

If you feel that your skills and/or your ambitions could benefit our market leading company please contact us by email at opportunities@cjmarine.co.uk. For more information see our Career Opportunties page.

 

Design and Manufacturing Presentation at the Southampton Boat Show

Over recent years C&J Marine have embraced new technology to improve the design and manufacturing of their product range. The company uses our years of experience together with modern technology and traditional methods to provide our customers with the quality they desire.

On Tuesday 16th September, Andy Strange, our Lead Designer, will be demonstrating how we use photo modelling and CAD modelling tools to provide our customers with carefully designed and engineered covers, Sprayhoods, Biminis and Cockpit Enclosures.

Why not join us on Stand EO023 at one of the presentations at 12.00, 14.00 and 16.00 

Also on hand will be our product experts to discuss any specific requirements or interest you may have.

Well, it's that time of year again and the Southampton Boat Show is just around the corner.. 12-21 September. Stand E023.

Our Boat Show Newsletter is available to download. Click here to see what we are planning......

Fantastic New range of colours on the comfort seats!

Comfort Seats are fabulous for those long days on the water. Whether you opt for the savage sea or the smooth tranquillity of the inland waterways, a picnic in the grass or a break on the beach. It is made of polyether foam and has a frame with a unique integrated hinging system which enables you to adjust the back into six different positions. The Comfort Seat is equipped with a protective anti-slip layer and has no legs or sharp parts so that it cannot cause any damage. The Comfort Seat now comes complete with a protective bag for storage. All seats are fitted with a sturdy carry handle, the Aqua seats in the Leisure range also come complete with a convenient shoulder strap.

Colours now available include Navy Blue & white stripe, Navy Blue, Aqua, Burgundy, Dark Sand and Bottle Green.

Priced at £82.00 (inc Vat) each!

Visit our boat accessories section to order.


So far...it's been a perfect summer for Cruising Chutes. Our range of Chutes are again proving to be really popular this year and it's not too late to grab a bargain.

Have a look at our Cruising Chutes page; you can filter by colour, sail area, luff and foot length. There are also some reductions here, just in time for your Summer Holiday!

 

Don't forget we also have some bargains available on our Used Sail Agency. Click here to download our list of stock sails.

Adding another string to our bow with the replacement of a green cotton canvas cover on this wonderful traditional gypsy caravan.  

Patterned directly from the caravan and fitted back on by our expert fitting team, we think you will agree that it has helped restore this caravan back to its former glory.

If you have a requirement for a caravan cover, either one such as this or a different style, contact us on 01243 785485 or email us at sales@cjmarine.co.uk 

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