Sol-Mates B.V. is a Dutch company with expertise in composites, metal constructions, special engineering, 3D engineering and project management. With our knowledge, experience and wide industry network, we strive to be the trustworthy partner for high-end, bespoke shading solutions (removable and retractable awnings, louvres, parasols etc.).


Jan Pieter Braam
Ohmstraat 7
3861NB, Nijkerk

Mission statement: We want to deliver the maritime industry with high quality shading solutions that are always a perfect fit to customer demands. Our core values are reliability, co-operation and the love for making something beautiful.

Products and turn-key shading solutions:

  • Awning systems with carbon uprights and awning sails: Standard cylindrical, tapered and curved uprights but also full custom shapes of carbon uprights. Options with lighting (wired/wireless) or even watermist.
  • Retractable awnings: A custom slide-out carbon spoiler to fit the yacht’s structure with a fabric on a roller as a shade. Or a complete custom carbon slide-out system.
  • Louvre systems: Turn-key cassette systems with aluminium or composite rotating louvres that are a perfect fit to the yacht’s structure
  • Parasols: Full custom carbon parasols or semi-custom versions
  • Other products that combine carbon uprights and fabric (e.g. projection screens)

We are actively using our knowledge and experience with the feedback from clients to improve existing products and develop new