It’s a Wrap!

wrapNick Vanhoff

No, this center-console boat isn’t a rusty hulk of steel but a pristine fiberglass Cape Horn fisherman wrapped in custom graphic vinyl film. Printed with a seemingly unlimited variety of digital art, 3M’s film makes it possible to radically alter the appearance of a boat or vehicle. Computer designs of any color, shape, or outrageous concept are possible. The sheets have pressure-activated adhesive with peel-away backing. A utility knife can be employed to cut around edges and features such as hardware and trim. A growing number of businesses offer professional and do-it-yourself applications, most popular, it seems, on wake boats and bass boats.