• Soft bristle brush
  • Formula 409® + water
  • Fantastik® + water
  • Ivory® or Dawn® dish soap + water
  • ALWAYS rinse w/water and pat dry








  • NO Eraser sponges
  • NO Power washers
  • NO Abrasives
  • NO Silicones
  • NO Full Strength Bleach
  • NO Hard brushes


Step 1:

For light soiling, a solution of I 0% household liquid dish soap in warm water, applied with a soft damp cloth. Rub gently and rinse with a water-dampened cloth and pat dry.

Step 2:

For heavy soiling, dampen a soft white cloth with a one-to-one (I: I) solution of *Formula 409® and water or *Fantastik® and water. Rub gently and rinse with a water-dampened cloth and pat dry.

Step 3:

For more difficult stains, dampen a soft white cloth with a solution of household bleach ( I 0% bleach and 90% water). Rub gently and rinse with a water-dampened cloth to remove bleach concentration and pat dry.

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Do use alcohol-based cleaning agents!

Failure to care for your vinyl properly, or use of improper cleaners, may void your warranty & damage your vinyl.


Fight to prevent Pink Stain:

  • Keep your boat free of dirt and debris, and upholstery dry when not in use.
  • Clean frequently with mild soap and water, paying special attention to crevices.
  • Always allow the upholstery to dry completely.
  • Cover the boat when not in use, allowing for adequate venting.

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There are things that can stain permanently or damage the vinyl:

(this type of staining is not covered under warranty)

  • Suntan lotion
  • Organic substances (pollen, wet leaves, etc.)


DO NOT USE: (may void your warranty)

  • Power washer
  • Kerosene, gasoline, or acetone
  • Silicone-based protectants
  • Industrial cleaners
  • Powdered abrasives, steel wool
  • Dry cleaning fluids
  • Lacquer solvents

The information published in this care guide refers to the performance of Spradling International Marine products in specific tests conducted under laboratory conditions. Results may vary under actual conditions.

This information is not a guarantee and does not relieve the user from the responsibility of the proper and safe use of the product and cleaning agents. The use of certain agents can be harmful to the surface appearance and lifespan of vinyl. Spradling, its agents, and assigns assume no responsibility resulting from the use of such cleaning agents to the vinyl. Certain clothing and accessory dyes (such as those used on denim jeans) may migrate to lighter colors. This phenomenon is increased by humidity and temperature and is irreversible.

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