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Bilge pump

Merisirri has a bilge pump installed. It moves water from the footwell to the centerboard box where it exhausts. Self-bailers were considered but as they leak a bit and require relatively high speed to operate the idea was shelved. Scamp would benefit of them only when planing.

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See also: Building Merisirri