From Sunbrella this solution-dyed acrylic is considered the standard cover cloth in the boating industry because of its fantastic color options high resistance to fading and long lifespan. Sunbrella is a soft breathable solution-dyed acrylic that is UV and water resistant and does not noticeably shrink or stretch. Both sides of this marine fabric are the same meaning that either side can be exposed to the outside. In addition to being the best outdoor fabric Sunbrella acrylic fabric is easy to sew. Sunbrella Marine fabric is intended for outdoor use and is perfect for awnings biminis sun bands boat tops sail covers other outdoor covers outdoor furniture cockpit cushions and enclosure curtains.