Outdoor area too hot? Need to protect your kids from UV exposure? Straitline Canvas has decades of experience manufacturing Shade Sails for the Manawatu climate. We custom design each Shade Sail to suit your needs. We use the chain & shackles tensioning system, for easy installation and to avoid binding issues common with turnbuckles.
We use Australian-made Shadetex Shade Mesh, available in 370 Premium or 320 Standard grade. Shadetex reduces UV exposure by 85-95% and comes with a 15 year (370) or 10 year (320) UV guarantee.
All our shade sails are made using UV-resistant PTFE thread, guaranteed to resist UV for the life of the fabric. Straitline Canvas guarantees the workmanship on our Shade Sails for the life of the Shade Sail.
- Reduce UV exposure and shade your outdoor area
- Click here for Shadetex 370 colour options
- Click here for Shadetex 320 colour options
- We use stainless steel fittings where possible
- Galvanised steel or timber poles available
- Steel poles can be powdercoated any Dulux colour
- See below to download a Dulux colour swatch
- Installation available
- See below for installation instructions
- See the images above for examples
You are welcome to source and install poles yourself. Please follow our recommended pole specifcations, available for download below.
Waterproof Shade Sails
We use Ferrari 502 Shade PVC for our Waterproof Shade Sails. Click here for colour options and more information on Ferrari 502 PVC.
Please contact us today to arrange a visit from one of our team. We can assess whether your area would be suitable for a Waterproof Shade Sail. Note Waterproof Shade Sails require at least 15% fall.
Other Shade Solutions
Need a retractable solution? Try our Swingline Sun Awnings.
Need shade under an existing clear plastic roof? We recommend our Overhead Shade Covers... contact us for a quote or more information.
COMING SOON... common sizes of Shade Sails will be available for purchase on our website by mid 2018.
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Custom made Shade Sails, designed for New Zealand weather. Built to last from quality materials.
Custom made Patio Blinds or Outdoor Clear Screens, designed for New Zealand weather.
Sandpit Covers and Outdoor Furniture Covers, designed to last under New Zealand sunlight.
Custom sun awnings to protect doors & windows from sun or rain.