spray skirt


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spray skirt

n.
A piece of waterproof fabric that fits around a kayaker and extends over the opening of a kayak to keep out water.
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He grabs the loop attached to his spray skirt and pulls the skirt off the cockpit.
That shifted enough weight so I could reach my grab loop and pull my spray skirt loose from the kayak and get out.
Swimming is what kayakers call having to release their spray skirt and bail out of the kayak.
Casey also wears special equipment including a life vest, a helmet, and a spray skirt to keep water from leaking into the boat.
With the blue neoprene spray skirt and red life jacket around my waist, I lurch toward the house in water-logged rubber boots.
Engineered by and for women - the Eliza's([TM]) wider cockpit is shaped for a woman's curves and its shorter length simplifies spray skirt installation and removal.
Photo by Feng Chun Travis Winn, clad in a white-water kayak helmet and spray skirt, exchanges greetings with a robed Tibetan monk on horseback along a trail near the Luchu He River last summer.
Neoprene spray skirt (D) to keep lower body and kayak interior dry; PED, a personal flotation device or life jacket (E); bilge pump (F); and signaling device (flares, whistle, mirror, and/or lights) are essential.
You sit inside the latter type, sealed in with a spray skirt.
Before her debut, Kathryn was terrified, as are many adults the first time they squeeze into a slim, bobbing boat and seal themselves in (permanently, some fear) beneath the cockpit's water-repelling spray skirt.
Ian Blanchard jumps up and down to help pull on his spray skirt before paddling with a parade of boats that celebrated a new ramp on the Willamette River south of Day Island Road.
Tight-fitting spray skirt to shield interior of enclosed (whitewater) kayak against water.