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'The Masterclass' 10 day Course

Learn Boat Upholstery, Covers and the Business set up

  • Starts 4 Mar
  • 1,950 British pounds
  • Wimborne Minster

Available spots

Service Description

​This is an intense course and you will learn a lot.​ Course Description: Please Note .......This Course Runs Monday to Friday on both weeks. NOT on the weekend in between. Introducing the Ultimate Marine Course! This course focuses on Marine Upholstery & Covers and is designed to provide you with extensive knowledge and skills in this field. This intense course will equip you with the necessary expertise. During the course, you will cover various topics such as planning & preparation, materials & tools, windows, fastenings, different seams, machine usage, advanced skills, and troubleshooting. Additionally, we provide guidance on setting up your own business if that's your goal. Here's a breakdown of the course content: Boat Covers: Learn how to use an Industrial sewing machine. Learn the art of designing and creating high-quality boat covers. You'll explore different cover types, including cockpit enclosures, cabin enclosures, and winter covers. The module covers materials, measurements, patterning, cutting, sewing techniques, and finishing touches to ensure a perfect fit and maximum protection for any vessel. Boat Upholstery: Focus on boat upholstery, including seat cushions, berth mattresses, headliners, and other interior elements. Discover how to select suitable marine-grade materials, master upholstery techniques, and create custom-fit upholstery that enhances comfort and appearance.  Business Start-up Course: In addition to technical skills, this masterclass includes guidance on starting your own marine upholstery and cover manufacturing business. Topics covered include market research, social media, pricing strategies, marketing and promotion, client management, and financial management. During this course, you'll gain the knowledge & confidence necessary to excel in marine upholstery and cover manufacturing. Accommodation is not provided, but there are many B&Bs in Wimborne within a 10-minute walk of the workshop. You can find options on and Airbnb. Travelodges and Premier Inns are also available within a 30-minute drive. Course materials, tea, and coffee are included. You'll need to bring your own lunch, but there are nearby places to buy food, including a snack van that visits Monday to Friday and offers hot and cold options. When you leave the course remember we are still here to support you. We dont just take your money and leave you.

Contact Details

  • Wimborne BH21 1QU, UK


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