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Scotty Kayak Bilge Pump

rated 4.5 of 5 stars
photo:   Scotty Kayak Bilge Pump bilge pump

The Scotty Bilge Pump for kayakers is an essential piece of gear with a lifetime warranty. I've used it during safety practice and to splash my friends. My oldest pump is nine years old and still works!


  • Easy to operate
  • Lifetime warranty
  • Floats!
  • It's also a fun toy for splashing people


  • It's tiring for small people to use any hand pump for a long time

I liked my first Scotty Bilge Pump so much that I bought new ones for each of my kayaks. A bilge pump or bailer is required by law in Canada, and this pump is a great way to meet that requirement.

This model floats very well and its flotation foam collar has lasted me for years. I use my Scotty pumps in safety practise. They're also fun for when I want to splash someone during a water fight.

Any bilge pump is tiring to use for a long time. I'm not a big, strong person. I recommend buying the larger size pump at 21 inches instead of the smaller size at 15 inches, so that it moves more water with each stroke.

Source: bought it new
Price Paid: $20

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