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Leaky sprayskirt question

I've got an all nylon sprayskirt that I can't seem to get tight enough to stop leaking when rolling. I easily get 1-2 gallons of water in the boat after 20 rolls.

I have been assuming that most of the water comes in at the skirt/body connection not the skirt/kayak connection, but now I'm not so sure.

I notice that many of the neoprene/nylon sprayskirts are neoprene on the deck and nylon on the sleeve which makes me think that the leaking problem is more the fit around the coaming than the sleeve. I did tighten up the bungie some and it helped a little but it won't tighten much more without maxing out the bungie stretch.

Are there any tricks to getting a good seal without spending $150 on a fancy new skirt?

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Leaky sprayskirt question
The problem with nylon sprayskirts...
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Leaky ? maybe not exactly...
Maybe through the fabric?
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Walden sprayskirt