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The Importance of Fitted Marine Furniture

Posted by formed on 3 October 2017

Here at Robes and Rails, we understand the difference that bespoke furniture can make to any space. That’s why we believe there is no space too awkward for our expert fitters – not even boats. That’s why this month we will be focusing on marine travel and the difference that fitted furniture can make to the experience as a whole.

In 2017, everyone seems to be in a hurry, and the ways in which we travel reflect this. If we take a holiday we want to get to our destination as quickly as possible, so we fly. However, the key problem with flying is that it fails to acknowledge the journey as something truly important to the experience. This is what makes travelling by boat such a unique and attractive option – the journey and the holiday are one and the same. When we travel by boat, we get to experience a multitude of different places and things, all from the comfort of our cockpit.


Speaking of which, since you’ll be spending a lot of time on the boat, comfort is key. That’s why, if you are looking to purchase a boat, we would always recommend opting for bespoke marine furniture. Here’s three reasons why:


Each boat is unique

Where houses are fairly uniform in structure, boats tend to be far more individual. Cabins, cockpits and communal areas vary hugely from boat to boat and, as a result, pre-made furniture is unlikely to satisfy the unique requirements of a boat. For example, when fitting a barge last year, the expert Robes and Rails fitters had to negotiate the vessel’s curved roof when fitting mirrored cabinets, ensuring the finish was completely flush.


Awkward spaces

On top of each boat’s individuality, their on-board architecture can be rather awkward, too. Since each leisure space must take into account the internal mechanisms of the boat itself, things like seats, sofas, beds and storage must do the same. It’s quite clear, then, that bespoke furniture can make negotiating this problem much simpler. Plus, you are guaranteed a perfect fit!


Supreme comfort for long, lazy journeys

When choosing to travel by boat, you are committing a great deal of time to a rather small space. That is, to take in all the wonderful sights that each stretch of water has to offer, you’re going to have to sacrifice some movement. Consequently, you are going to want to make your boat as comfortable as possible! That’s why good quality, bespoke marine-grade furniture is a must – it will make all the difference.


Here at Robes n Rails, we supply and install top quality fitted furniture to suit a multitude of requirements. With a wealth of experience in the industry, we design, manufacture and install the highly efficient storage solutions which are tailored to your exact specifications. So, whether you would like some fitted furniture for your lounge, bedroom, boat or somewhere particularly unique, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our expert team today – we’re up to the challenge! Alternatively, if you would like to experience what we do first-hand, you can visit our comprehensive showroom in Lincoln.

Need more information? Talk to one of our friendly staff on 01522 387 037