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Judo or Exercise mats for Berth and Sette Cushions


I am in the market for some new cushions / pads for my V-Berth and interior Settee's. My first though was to buy some foam and make a cover, I prefer firmer mattresses and would need foam about 1" thick. This was looking to be expensive, Also I want to be able to access 3 storage areas under my Berth. With the current cushions (5" thick memory foam) they are big and cumbersome and slide around very easily, resulting in the sleeper waking up laying on the fiberglass, and far to soft for my liking.

Has anyone used 3/4" or 1" Thick Inner locking Judo or exercise mats for their settee or Berth cushions?

Here are the materials I am thinking of:
EXERVO Interlocking Mats, 24 sq ft, 3/4" thick
1" Premium Martial Arts Mats
SoftTiles 2x2 1 Inch Double Sided Mats

Some things I like about them
- Inner locking... wont slide apart leaving you in the "crack" sleeping on fiberglass
- Water proof... These are designed for hot, wet, sauna like gyms. very low mold possibilities?
- Easy to clean
- Fairly cheap
- Firm

My concerns how much will they sweat? meaning after a night sleep how much water will condense under the cushion?

Does anyone have any experience using these before on a boat?

Ps: I have no affiliation with these companies or products.

Also as an additional bonus the Judo mats come with a "wood patern" design
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