Technical Specifications for Boatgirl Bags
Materials for all Boatgirl bags are sourced in the USA when possible. We use proven high quality performance materials that are sourced for ruggedness, sophisitication and style. Currently, we are using:
Sunbrella®: Sunbrella fabrics are engineered to combine the highest level of design and performance. Boaters have made Sunbrella fabrics the No. 1 marine fabric because of the brand’s classic good looks, fade resistance, ease of cleaning and durability. Sunbrella marine awning can withstand the elements many times longer than traditional canvas without fading or losing strength. Boatgirl bags are made with marine canvas from the Sunbrella Shade Collection. Sunbrella marine canvas is produced from 100% Sunbrella Acrylic, is water repellent and mildew resistant. Sunbrella fabrics always perform well in the toughest conditions which make it a great choice for Boatgirl bags. 9 oz weight with Fluorocarbon finish. Made in USA.
- UV and Fade Resistant: Sunbrella fabrics hold their vibrant colour even with constant exposure to the sun, salt and chlorine of harsh marine environments.
- Mold and Mildew Resistant: All Sunbrella fabrics are mold and mildew resistant. Should exposure to dirt, debris and the elements cause mold and mildew to occur, Sunbrella marine canvas can be quickly and easily cleaned with a simple bleach solution.
- Bleach Cleanable: When tough stains occur, Sunbrella fabrics can be cleaned with bleach without losing color.
Sunbrella Exclusive Designer Patterns (for pockets): The playful Brentano stripe pattern channels the Asiri women of Saudi Arabia whose vivid frescos wrap entire rooms in colorful geometric motifs. Like their traditional paintings, the colorways express eclectic individuality in a 17-plus-inch vertical repeat of patterned stripes. The 54” Sunbrella® Contract product capitalizes on solution-dyed acrylic for extreme lightfastness and a tight, solution-dyed polyester warp.This material offers stain resistance and bleach cleanability. Made in USA.
1050 Denier Ballistic Nylon: 1050 Denier Ballistic Nylon is a tough, synthetic fabric woven from INVISTA yarns. The basketweave of this ballistic nylon combined with the resilient nature of the INVISTA yarns makes this 1050 Denier fabric a top-performing choice for rugged applications where durability and abrasion resistance are a high priority. Durable water repellent finish with urethane coating. Imported.
600x300 PVC Backed Polyester Liner: Our 600 X 300 Denier PVC Backed Polyester is a polyester fabric with a durable 0.55mm vinyl embossed backing. Durable water repellent finish with urethane coating. Imported.
Turquoise 200 Denier Liner: Nylon Oxford Fabric, Urethane Coated, Durable Water Resistant finish. Imported.
Webbing for Straps on Big Bag: This 4000 lb. tensile 100% polyester child seat belt webbing 1 1/2 inch black will not shrink, rot, mold, or mildew. Made in USA.
Webbing for Straps on Hip Bag: This 3000 lb. tensile 100% polyester 1 inch seat belt webbing in Black is UV inhibited and will not shrink, rot, mold, or mildew. Made in USA.
Stainless Steel Hardware (Snap Hook, D Ring, O Ring, Key Ring, Slide) Stainless steel does not readily corrode, rust or stain with contact with water - keeping your Boatgirl bag clean and rust free. Made in USA/Imported.
YKK Custom Designed Stainless Steel Snap: These snaps have the strongest lateral sheer strength in the industry and are the strongest snap system YKK has on the market. Non-corrosive and custom designed with the Boatgirl logo. Made in USA.
YKK Vislon Zipper: The VISLON® zipper is made of injected plastic elements. and 100% polyester zipper tape. Rich element color variations are created by formulating the color pigment during the injection process. UV resistant additive, fade-proof, water resistant. Zinc Die Cast slider with enamel coating gives a durable scratchproof product. Made in USA.
Woven Patch: Custom designed woven label on damask. Made in USA.
Sunbrella Binding: Sunbrella acrylic marine binding provides excellent color retention and weatherability. A double folded edge gives a finished and attractive look. Double folded and glued back 1/4 inch on each side. Made in USA.
Paracord zipper pull with bead: Handmade snakeknot paracord pull with stainless steel bead. 550 Paracord is the most used, toughest and longest lasting cord on the market. Black Paracord Type III, Nylon, 550-pound Tensile Strength, 7 Inner Strands, 4mm Diameter, Rot Resistance, UV Fading Resistance, Durable. Made in USA/Imported.
Notes: Sunbrella® is a registered trademark of Glen Raven, Inc.