THE PBO SOLUTION
Raw materials, while potentially a little costly, won’t be needed in any great quantity. Keep your closed cell foam strips to just a few millimetres thick, otherwise a raised sole means you’ll lose valuable headroom. Companies such as Seals Direct or Polymax can also supply closed cell foam strips made from Neoprene up to 75mm wide and 5mm thick.
riGht discovery yachts has solved the potential problem of rattling soleboards by bonding a thick rubber sheet to the underside
Below a locking mechanism holds the board firmly down to make a good seal. the rubber not only removes any rattles, it also acts as a shock absorber for heavy footfalls, and as an additional acoustic barrier