Frequently Asked Questions

  • ProBax Boat Seats

    Can I get this made is a different color?

    Please email us directly at csr2@tempress.com to discuss possible custom color options, pricing and lead time.

    Can I get armrest to match this seat?

    Yes, we do have armrest available. Please visit our armrest category. Click Here

    How do I clean the material?

    Please see the link to the manufacture of this material. Where cleaning recommendations are available. Click Here

  • Navistyle High-Back

    Can I buy replacement cushions for the NaviStyle™ seats?

    No, the NaviStyle cushions are not sold as replacements.

    Can I use the Quick Disconnect Kit with this seat?

    No, the Quick Disconnect Kit is only compatible with the All-Weather and Profile Guide Series seats.

    What is the bolt hole pattern for the mount?

    The bolt hole pattern under the seat for the mount is a universal 5 ¼” square.

  • Navistyle Low-Back

    How much higher is the High-Back Navistyle compared to the Low-Back Navistyle?

    The High-Back’s back cushion is approximately 3” higher at the top center of the cushion thank the Low-Back. The seats are nearly identical.

    Can I use these seats in a bench style set up?

    Yes, you can use the seats in any configuration as long as you have access to mount the seats securely to your boat or any flat surface.

    Does the seat lock in the upright position?

    No, the seat only has the ability to lock in the down position only.

  • Profile Guide Series

    What is the difference between the Profile Guide vs the All-Weather?

    The Profile Guide series seats are thicker foam padding and also have welded seams to allow the seat to be more water resistant.

    Can I use the Quick Disconnect Kit with this seat?

    Yes, you can use the Quick Disconnect with the Profile Guide Series seats.

    Can I get this made in a different color?

    No, the only colors available are the color options shown.

  • All-Weather High-Back

    How can I tell if I have an All-Weather™ High-Back or Low-Back Seat?

    Check the seat back length – See below

    High Back

    1. In the folded position, the backrest and seat are the same length.
    2. The bottom seat cushion slides onto the seat shell (such as a pillowcase) and snaps to the back underside.

    Low-Back

    1. In the folded position, the backrest is approximately 1 3/4 inches shorter than the seat.
    2. The bottom seat cushion snaps directly to the top of the seat shell in front and snaps to the back underside.
    Do you have any other camo patterns other than what is shown online?

    No, all available patterns are shown online.

    Does the All-Weather High-Back come in a combo with the Quick Disconnect Kit?

    No, the Quick Disconnect Kit must be purchased separately.

    Can I get this made is a different color?

    Please email us directly at csr2@tempress.com to discuss possible custom color options, pricing and lead time.

  • All-Weather Low-Back

    How can I tell if I have an All-Weather™ High-Back or Low-Back Seat?

    Check the seat back length – See below

    High Back

    1. In the folded position, the backrest and seat are the same length.
    2. The bottom seat cushion slides onto the seat shell (such as a pillowcase) and snaps to the back underside.

    Low-Back

    1. In the folded position, the backrest is approximately 1 3/4 inches shorter than the seat.
    2. The bottom seat cushion snaps directly to the top of the seat shell in front and snaps to the back underside.
    Can you make cushions like the ones I already have?

    No, the only cushions available are the color and style options shown online.

    Does it come in any other colors?

    No, the only colors available are shown online for purchase.

  • All Helm Seats

    Can I buy replacement cushions for the helm seats?

    Yes, limited colors are available.

    What type of mount is necessary for the Helm seat?

    The Helm seat has a 5” x 12” bolt pattern and is designed to be mounted on a fore & aft slide for proper support. There are 8 bolt holes under the seat of which the center 4 create a 5” square. You may opt to use a standard square swivel, but will need to purchase a reinforcement plate to use in combination with your swivel to comply with warranty standards.

    What is the depth of the seat from the front of the cushion to the back of the cushion?

    It is approximately 18”; but please note due to the some of the captains seats having contoured foam this measurement can vary depending on where you are measuring from.

    What is the width between the armrest?

    The approximate width between the armrest at the further front portion of the seat is 18 ¾” wide and approximately 17 ¾” at the rear of the seat.

    What is the difference between a regular Elite™ and the Ultimate Elite™

    The difference is in the contoured foam pack. The Ultimate has thicker foam and upgraded textured vinyl in the insert and matching upgraded piping as well.

    Do I have to use the reinforcement plate?

    You only are required to use a reinforcement plate with the helm seat if you are not using a standard fore & aft aluminum slide.

    Can I get this made is a different color?

    Please email us directly at csr2@tempress.com to discuss possible custom color options, pricing and lead time.

  • 31” & 48” Benches

    What hardware do I use to mount it?

    That is completely up to you as no hardware is included. This is very much a DIY install. Many customers use piano style hinges or try to re-use existing hardware from their old bench they are replacing.

    How thick is the base?

    The bottom high density base board is ¾” thick.

    Is it ok to drill into the bottom?

    Yes, the base board is ¾”.

    Can I get this in a different color?

    Please email us directly at csr2@tempress.com to discuss possible custom color options, pricing and lead time.

    Does this hinge only come in black?

    Yes, black is the only color hinge offered.

    Can this fold up or only fold down? (Meaning can it be mounted by the back?)

    The 31” & 48” Benches are designed to fold down only.

    Can I get this in another size?

    No, the only sizes available are 31” & 48”.

  • 5PC Bench

    Can I buy just the center seat?

    Yes. Please email us directly at csr2@tempress.com to discuss options, pricing and lead time.

    Can I buy just the back or bottom of one of the driver/passenger seats?

    Yes. Please email us directly at csr2@tempress.com to discuss options, pricing and lead time.

    How do I install the TEMPRESS 5pc Deluxe Bench Seat?

    The TEMPRESS 5pc Deluxe Bench Seat is manufactured to be a DIY (Do It Yourself) project. A hardware kit is included, but placement of the hardware on the parts will vary depending on your individual application. Each piece of our Deluxe Bench Seat is manufactured with a 1/2 inch black plastic base which is universal for easy installation in a wide variety of configurations in the event you need to mount it in a special way. You can simply line up the seats where you want them and attach them using the appropriate hinges supplied in the hardware kit. The seat bottoms can be attached using the supplied hinges for storage underneath and the seat backs can be attached using brackets directly to the surface. For more ideas or help with the installation process, you may want to visit your local boat builder or dealer for assistance.

    Does it come in a different size?

    No, the 5 Piece Bench is only available in one size.

  • Quick Disconnect Kits

    Are the Quick Disconnects compatible with the Helm, Navistyle or ProBax seats?

    No, the Quick Disconnects are only compatible with the All-Weather and Profile Guides series seats.

    Can you I get just the locking tab or just the adapter?

    No, the only parts or pieces available are shown online for purchase.

  • Elite Reinforcement Plate

    Do I have to use the reinforcement plate with all Captains seats?

    No, not if you are using the recommended fore & aft slide that is recommended.

    What is the reinforcement plate made out of?

    The reinforcement plates are made of high density polyethylene.

    Does the reinforcement plate come with hardware?

    No, it does not. ¼ – 20 size bolts are needed, the depth will depend on the thickness of the of mount you choose to use. 1” in length is generally ideal.

  • Hatches

    Can I walk on your hatches?

    Yes, our hatches are constructed with glass filled polypropylene and designed to be walked on.

    Are white and gray the only colors your hatches come in?

    Yes, except for the 1115 black cam hatch which is available only on a limited basis.

    Can I get a different size hatch than what is shown online?

    No, all sizes offered are shown online for purchase.

  • Rod Holders

    Do the Rod Holders come with hardware?

    No, hardware is not included.

    Can I use the Fish-On! Rod Holders with any other brand of mounts?

    No, our Fish-On! Rod Holders are only compatible with Fish-On! mounts.

    What is the recommended weight limit?

    We recommend not exceeding a 30lb fish.