this repurposed boat chair is all rustic, nautical charm
an outdoor boat shelter spot
The average automotive hobbyist can do a passable DIY seat repair to prevent further damage. My technique depends on whether the rip borders on a seam or not.
"How to Create Waterproof Seams. Protect a vinyl tarp cover or give anti-wick thread a try!" May work on diy dog beds made with waterproof canvas.
How To Build Wooden Boat: Homemade Boat Plans For Amatuer Boat Builders