Since 2008, The Canvas Company Inc. has served the boating industry in northern Lower Michigan, from Bay Breeze Yacht Charters, MacDonald Marine, The Boat Doctors, and Jacobsen Marina, to a wide variety of charter skippers and private customers.


From concept to completion, you want the highest quality workmanship and the shortest turnaround time. The Canvas Company understands the pressures of the short northern Michigan boating season.

The Canvas Company can offer the fastest service because we offer YOU the choice of where you want the work done: your place, the marina or our centrally located facility in Grand Traverse County.  We even pick up and deliver! When speed matters, you don’t need to compromise on quality. We design and build dodgers, biminis, enclosures, awnings, and a wide variety of covers, and have worked on sail and power boats ranging in size from 8’ to 110’.  We provide top quality construction and materials including Sunbrella, WeatherMax, Strataglass, and hard acrylic windows such as Macralon.

We pride ourselves in creating satisfied customers. We believe each top and enclosure should be built with our customers’ needs in mind. We listen, offer suggestions, design and strive to meet our customers’ expectations for their boat, their use, and their lifestyle.

New Mobile Repair Trailer

Currently we are increasing our staff and preparing to roll out our new mobile repair trailer. We plan to have the trailer ready for late-winter operations, supporting frame bending and patterning for winter projects on our customers’ boats stored in heated facilities. During the spring and summer, we will publish and support a travelling schedule of in-marina repairs, appearing on weekends when tenants are with their boats. In addition, we are expanding our service area to include all of western and northwestern Lower Michigan.