Frank Walczak, Marine Canvas Fabricator
Contact Frank by Email or
Phone: (250) 744-7171

All projects are custom designed to meet the specific needs of each customer.
  • Dodgers
  • Window & Zipper Replacements
  • In-Shop Frame Fabrication
  • Matching Exterior Canvas Items
  • Biminis
  • Enclosures
  • Mainsail Covers
  • Wheel & Binnacle Covers
  • Timely Repairs

Product Features:

  • 1″ Stainless Steel tubing and fittings
  • 1″ Stainless Steel Hand Rails mounted port & starboard are standard on all sailboat dodgers.
    Note that all dodger and bimini frames are self-supporting without relying on the fabric or straps for support.
  • Sunbrella® Acrylic Marine Fabrics in full range of colours
  • Sunbrella® window weather covers standard on all sailboat dodgers
    Sunbrella is an industry standard, rated the #1 marine fabric in the world. This quality, good looking and durable marine acrylic canvas is our primary choice. Other fabrics are available.
  • Strataglass® Window Vinyls . . . 40 mil for durability and clarity. Strataglass is a premium, brand name, marine grade window vinyl. Our standard for marine windows is Crystal Clear 20/20 by the makers of Strataglass. Other products are available.
  • Enduratex Ship2Shore marine exterior grade vinyls for trim in complimentary colours.
  • Leather binding for chafe resistance in slots or openings where line travel through the dodger is required.


Dear Frank:

I enclose herewith my cheque in full payment for your excellent work on my boat. I am delighted with your craftsmanship and would have wished to see you this morning on completion of the project in order to thank you personally. Thank you very much indeed for your fine attention to detail, your timeliness and skill – and for your congeniality.

With all best wishes,