Sebastian Obermeier established CoverMania in 2005 after having worked for 25 years in the international sail and canvas industry.
“Quality is paramount to me, and my aim is to produce high standard long lasting products to the complete satisfaction of my clients.”
Sebastian started working in the industry when he joined his father’s business, Obermeier Segel (Sails), in 1988 in Germany. During this time he completed an apprenticeship as a Sailmaker. After a short stint sailmaking in Australia he moved to NZ where he worked for 5 years for Boyd & MacMasters, Doyle Sails and Dave Giddens Sailmakers. He next worked with Cool Awnings for 7 Years during which time he started Covermania in 2005 as a sole trader and incorporated the company in 2008.
I did an apprenticeship in horticulture from 1980 till 83, after that I have been working in life Insurance from 1985 till 1988. I joined my father’s Business in Sailmaking and completed a second Apprenticeship as a Sailmaker. It was then time to move on and leave Germany to find my place in the world. After a short stint in Australia (6 month) I made. My way to good old NZ, here I started working for Sailmakers for 5 Years, then it was again time for a change and worked with an Awning. Manufacturer for 7 Years
I started my own Business in 2005 as a sole trader and incorporated the company in 2008.
Quality is paramount to me, and my aim is to produce high standard quality lasting products to the complete satisfaction of my clients.