Oceanair, a UK manufacturer of blinds, shading and soft furnishings, has chosen Paynes Marine Group as its new distributor in Canada.

Paynes has more than 29 years in the marine industry. The company runs four branches across Canada and represents brands such as Dometic, Lewmar, Standard Horizon and Whale.

Plans to further develop the Oceanair brand across Canada include the placement of displays within retail locations and further nurturing relationships with boatbuilders, repair yards and commissioning agents.

Oceanair prooducts will also be displayed at key boat shows in Canada, including Toronto, Vancouver and Halifax.

Founded in 1990, Oceanair is a leading supplier of blinds, shades, screens and soft furnishings to the marine market. All products are designed and manufactured in a state-of-the-art facility in Selsey, UK.

The company also has an office and distribution facility in the US.