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What window treatment is the best fit for my yacht or boat?

February 22, 2021

What window treatment is the best fit for my yacht or boat?

When it comes to Marine Window Treatments, there are two critical aspects to consider. First and foremost, the utility that will be derived from the treatment, coupled with the durability necessary to withstand marine conditions. The second aspect not to be overlooked is style. You work hard to earn your lifestyle, it’s important to select a window treatment that adds to the ambiance of your nautical experience. With that out of the way, let's explore the critical attributes to look for in a Marine Window Treatment.


  • ShadeMonster is well aware of the wear and tear of marine life, and design treatments to withstand erosive environments. We recommend only trusting vendors that treatments come with at least a 2 year warranty.

Temperature Regulation:

  • Aim for window treatments that are designed to retain cool air in hot conditions, and warm air in cool conditions. The perfect segway to our next point.


  • High quality window treatments significantly lowers your energy usage enabling you to save up to 30% on your energy bill! This alone transforms your purchase into a financially sound investment.


  • We recommend going with a motorized option if you plan on having children or pets on board. Motorized option removes all pull cords, tilt wands, and chains that pose a strangulation risk. 


  • Window treatment technology had advanced to where you can customize elements such as the material, and opacity enabling you to create the perfect atmosphere for your style.

What type of shades and blinds are recommended for Marine Window Treatment?

Solar Shades

Solar shades are the perfect mix of privacy and light filtering. Block up to 95% of UV rays while keeping your outside view. This enables the captain to see clearly, and safely maneuver your vessel.  Highly customizable to match nautical style with motorized options available. 

Sheer Shades

Sheer shades are known for giving off an angelic glow; combine elegance with practicality, giving your vessel a softer feel while providing privacy. ShadeMonster sheer shades come in a variety of colors, perfect for elevating any design! Customizable to match nautical style. 

Faux Wood Blinds

Faux wood blinds are known for bringing that naturalistic, homey feel to any yacht making them a favorite among our marine clients. ShadeMonster Faux wood blinds can be customized in a variety of colors and lengths and are moisture, humidity, warp, and fade resistant with UV ratings as high as 500.

Zebra Shades 

Enjoy the benefits of both Solar and Blackout shades rolled into one. Pull down the shades for enhanced privacy, and UV protection of your interior or leave them open when you want more sunlight. You can also raise them into their valance for an unhindered view. Available in a variety of colors and materials; motorized options available. 

Why Trust ShadeMonster with your window treatment?

ShadeMonster boasts over 25 years of experience creating custom window treatments. Our products come directly from our local factory guaranteeing high quality customizable materials, competitive pricing, and quick turn around.  Contact us today for your free estimate, and have your new shades in less than 7 business days!

Still need help deciding on a window treatment?

ShadeMonster’s team of experts are happy to assist. Call now for free consultation: 551-587-8740

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