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Old 24-09-2020, 17:27   #1
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Check my thinking on this: Dry Mattress Discussion.

First order of business, the 1984 cushions hopped off at the nearest port. It was apparent to them that the reign of debauchery they proudly supported was over. No assurances I could provide them would encourage them to stay, they insisted that they and the “bespoke” cabin essence they worked so hard these three decades to cultivate would be leaving with them.

Despite my fervent please, the era had come to an end.

So I hit all the teak down below with a gallon, if not more of lemon oil, sanded down the cabin sole, ive got a shipwright rebuilding some lockers, I’ve rebed damn near everything on deck now (to include gutting rotted cores and backfilling with thickened epoxy, THEN bedding down with 3M4200.

I finally feel leaky teaky is starting to get brought up.


So to address my cushion mutiny, I ordered the same memory foam cushions we use at home (just low profile) with a cool jel top, and added the froli sleep system.


Does anyone have any good sheet suggestions for the humid environment, or other Considerations to keep these cushions from developing their own brand of sentience and taking it among them self’s to hop overboard again some time down the future?
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Old 25-09-2020, 04:41   #2
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Re: Check my thinking on this: Dry Mattress Discussion.

Hey Creedance,

Scarlet started a great thread on this subject:

Condensation and Smell Under Matress
https://www.cruisersforum.com/forums...ss-232239.html

There are 73 posts in the thread, but I remember the majority of them to have really useful tips + good product recommendations - and they're recent! (thread is from March 2020)

Good luck with your cushions,
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Re: Check my thinking on this: Dry Mattress Discussion.

We use the Froli system and a similar memory foam mattress works very well, we use Bamboo fabric sheets, the get a thumbs up for addressing humidity.

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Re: Check my thinking on this: Dry Mattress Discussion.

While we are going for a mattress purchase, it's really confusing. Each and every mattress have its own advantages and disadvantages. I have used many mattresses but I didn't get an apt one till now. In the mid of night, I lose my sleep due to body pain, I have changed 3 mattress within 1 year but the issue is still harassing me. I'm really frustrated.
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Re: Check my thinking on this: Dry Mattress Discussion.

I bought a custom made mattress, cut to fit our trapezoidal bunk, slit athwart-ships to allow access underneath.

It is something like 3 inches of foam topped with an inch of memory foam. There are many foam varieties so it is maddening to try to buy online. I just went with a fairly common mix.

Most comfortable mattress we have ever had. Love it.

Underneath it we put “dry deck“ which seems to eliminate cindensation.
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I bought a custom made mattress, cut to fit our trapezoidal bunk, slit athwart-ships to allow access underneath.

It is something like 3 inches of foam topped with an inch of memory foam. There are many foam varieties so it is maddening to try to buy online. I just went with a fairly common mix.

Most comfortable mattress we have ever had. Love it.

Underneath it we put “dry deck“ which seems to eliminate cindensation.
Thank you so much for your suggestion.
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Re: Check my thinking on this: Dry Mattress Discussion.

We happy with our Handcraft Mattress Company latex mattress. Sheets, not so much. I'll try a set of bamboo sheets. It might be the consistent 80% humidity here in Grenada.

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