Replacement Boat Windows and Screens – Marine Grade Plastics, Acrylic, Polycarbonate & Perspex®

If you are looking for replacement boat windows and screens, the team at Hampshire Plastics is here to help.

Replacing your boat windows, and windscreens can often seem like a costly task.

With the use of clear acrylic, polycarbonate sheets or high-impact plastic, our boat windows are cost-effective, durable, and of the highest quality.


The importance of a solid, fit-for-purpose boat window can often be ignored. However, your windows and screens need to be resilient, weather-resistant, robust, to ensure safe passage when out on the water.

The range of boat windows and screens we design, and manufacture are:

  • Replacement boat windows
  • Acrylic and Perspex® boat screens / windscreens
  • Polycarbonate boat windows and screens
  • Curved boat windows and screens

Looking to discuss a requirement?

Need a replacement boat window fast? Looking for a new plastic boat windscreen? The team at Hampshire Plastics is on hand to help.

Clear acrylic, polycarbonate & high impact plastic replacement boat windows and screens

We offer a range of replacement boat windows and windscreens in a range of marine-grade plastics.

They are:

  • Acrylic
  • Polycarbonate
  • High impact plastic

Our clear acrylic, polycarbonate, and high-impact plastic sheets are an excellent alternative to glass.

They have all the required attributes at a cost more reasonable than glass alternatives.

Hampshire Plastics offer boat window options in clear acrylic, polycarbonate, or high-impact plastic to meet your specifications and measurements, as well as providing options for customisation, should you require.

Replacement boat screens & windows – Perspex®

In addition to acrylic and polycarbonate boat windscreens and windows, we offer a range of these products in Perspex®.

Perspex® acrylic sheets are far tougher and more durable than traditional glass. This makes Perspex® the perfect option for your replacement boat window.

This durable material offers around 20 years of use without showing signs of deterioration. Highly cost-effective, and durable.

Further to this, Clear Perspex® Acrylic sheeting also provides up to 92% light transmission and offers improved visibility –  higher than most types of glass.

Therefore it’s the perfect option for use in replacement boat windows.

Curved boat windows and screens

Traditionally tempered glass has been used to manufacture curved boat windows and screens.

However, acrylic and plastic alternatives offer a durable, cost-effective alternative to glass.

Whether you are the proud owner of a motor yacht, rib, or speed boat, our experienced, dedicated marine and boat plastics team will work to a range of needs and customer requirements.

The curved boat windows and screens, we offer include the following:

  • Replacement curved boat windscreens and windows
  • Acrylic curved boat screens
  • Perspex® curved boat screens
  • Polycarbonate curved boat windows and windscreens

Find out more: Curved boat windows and screens

Replacing Boat Windows on Insurance

Hampshire Plastics boasts Insurance-Friendly Expertise, earning trust from insurance providers and boat owners. With vast industry experience, we excel in insurance-related projects, ensuring a smooth process from start to finish. Our adept team anticipates challenges, expediting projects while maintaining quality craftsmanship. Tailoring services to individual needs, Hampshire Plastics prioritises customer satisfaction and builds lasting relationships with clients. As a preferred choice in the marine industry, our reputation rests on reliable, efficient, and insurance-friendly services.

The Hampshire Plastics timeline

As well as sourcing top grade materials, the thing that really sets us apart is our process. We’ve developed a clear timeline, so every aspect of producing and supplying your replacement plastic boat windows project is covered without exception.

  • 1 The Project Brief
  • 2 Research
  • 3 Concept Development
  • 4 Design Process
  • 5 Sign-off
  • 6 Fit out

Replacement boat windows – FAQs

Looking to learn more ahead of making an enquiry? Here are some of the most common questions we get asked by our customers.

  • What is the best material for boat windows? Plastic? Acrylic? Perspex®?
  • What are boat windows called?
  • What material should be used for a boat windshield or screen?
  • Can I use Perspex® for a boat windshield?
  • What is the best plastic for replacement boat windows?
  • How much do replacement plastic boat windows and screens cost?

Find out the answers below.

What is the best material for boat windows? Plastic? Acrylic? Perspex®?

Our recommended options for marine uses are:

  • Acrylic / Polycarbonate
  • Perspex®

Acrylic offers flexibility and is easily fitted to boats. Acrylic is also known for its durability and exceptional strength.

Perspex® is an exceptionally strong material. Perfect for its purpose. Perfect for marine use.

I'm confused about the terminology. What are boat windows called?

Boat windows are known as portholes.

This is the common term for boat windows.

What material should be used for a boat windshield or screen?

Windshields and screens are an essential feature of almost every boat. Acrylic and polycarbonate are two popular options.

Polycarbonate provides superior resilience, and durability compared to acrylic. However, it has slightly less optical transparency.

Acrylic is less susceptible to UV light and is more scratch-resistant.

Can I use Perspex® for a boat windshield?

Perspex® is an exceptionally strong material. Perfect for its purpose. Perfect for marine use.

Therefore yes, it can be used for replacement boat windows and screens.

What is the best plastic for replacement boat windows?

We recommend acrylic, polycarbonate, along with Perspex®

Boat windows can often be neglected. However, they need to be durable, weather-resistant, and sturdy. Fit to withstand the elements across all seasons and conditions

Our clear acrylic and polycarbonate sheets have all these qualities. When compared to glass, they be significantly cheaper without negating quality.

How much do replacement boat windows and screens cost?

This depends on a range of factors including the price of the materials and labor costs.

The larger the boat window or screen, the higher the price will likely be higher.

People also often ask us if plastic/acrylic is better than glass. Again, this depends on a range of factors. Plastics and acrylic is often more cost-effective and suitable to a range of budgets.

How do I keep my new boat screen clean?

You should use a clean cloth, fresh water and simply give it a good wipe, often. If you are looking to remove tough stains and blemishes, use a mild soap. Whatever you do, don’t use detergents, spray, or glass cleaners. Why? They can damage the screen.

How do I clean my replacement boat window?

To get started, rinse your boat windows with water and a clean cloth to remove any dirt and smudges, sand, and grit. Use a conventional mixture of soap and water – that’ll help to get the job done. Never ever use any abrasive soaps or cleaners.

Looking for a replacement plastic boat window or windscreens in acrylic, polycarbonate or Perspex®?

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