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g36
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v berth mattress

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78 f32. looking to make sleeping a bit more comfy has anybody had a v berth mattress made? still using what is probably the original cushions to sleep on and i would like to get a better nights sleep than present. we spend alot of overnights and think its about time. like to get a few thougths from you guys on this. thanks
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Any furniture repair shop should be able to do the work. Give them your old ones to use as templates so they can match the outside curves in both L & V directions.
You should be able to have any options added too. I had them use HD foam with a 2" topping of memory foam and I selected the fabric for them to use as the cover. Micro fibre cover with vinyl on the bottom to ensure I don't get any condensation into the foam.

Very comfortable sleep.... the new ones were at least 1 1/2" thicker....
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Post by Stripermann2 »

A while back, I asked about something along the same lines but modified.

I think it's possible to put a mattress from one side at a 45 degree to the otherside...eliminating the two halves and making one double sized mattress. Maybe not...? :roll:

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Post by jordan »

My family spends alot of weekends in our boat and the original v berth cushions were not comfortable. My wife ordered a king size memory foam mattress cover, must be at least 2" thick maybe 3", I cut it to fit as one piece over the v berth cushions and it made all the difference. She is making custom fitted sheets for it this winter. Cheap and comfortable.
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Post by Danny Bailey »

We had all our upholstery recovered in 2004 and had the v-berth cushions made with thicker foam (5 inches best I remember). The old ones ( 3- 4 inches) would let your bones bottom out on the plywood. The thicker foam makes all the difference.
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Post by mr elevman »

we replaced all ower foam last lear thairs a place in colingswood that will cut what ever you want he has marine grade foam 2-3-4-5- inch thick ill have my wife find his card and ill post it he allso has a wide select. of marine vinal

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I had mine redone... Took the old cushions to a local upholstery shop and picked the fabric I liked, they used the same foam but put some other material to fill it out. Looks and feels great, I will post pics...

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Post by gofish103 »

were having our v berth cushions recovered and and they are adding two more inches of foam. and the bench cushions are also be recovered. We used a sunbrella fabric. I'll post pics as soon as they are done.

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Post by prowlersfish »

We put 3 or 4 inch memory foam on top what a diffrence it made !
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We had inner spring mattress s made up for the v berth by Gioia Sails in Lakewood N.J. He makes them himself. Just like sleeping at home. He also made up custom sheeets and mattress pads for us. Give him a call times are tight right now if you need any enclosure or other work done you might be surprised at the pricing . They have a web site http://www.gioiasails.com. No they dont do any sails. He can do anything you need for a boat . phone in N.J. is 732 901 6770. He also has a shop in Florida in Palm Coast 386 446 6650
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Post by captain jack »

Serlo mattresses in milwaukee wisconsin will make you a custom fit regular bed mattress for your boat. Call them and they will ask for the measurements and will usually have it done and shipped to you in about 3 days. :D

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