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Re: Pumps
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Well....ya know....you're supposed to put the skirt on the boat then loosen the tunnel enough that you can insert the pump next to you and the skirt then prevents water from washing over the coaming and re-filling the boat.

I suppose that would work if you are in the habit of putting the sprayskirt (tunnel) over your PFD, which I never see. A lot of people I paddle with use drysuits like the Kokatat Meridian or the LevelSix Emperor which include an overskirt which goes over the sprayskirt tunnel, so that creates another overlap.

Another commonly recommended tactic that doesn't work in a narrow boat is to pop the sprayskirt at the side and insert the pump...in my Frej there isn't any space there that isn't occupied by a leg.

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