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Old 06-21-2013
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Re: Pumps do not do what you think

A pump is not there to "unhole" the boat. It is there to help empty the water out, while you are plugging the hole. There's a reason why serious dewatering pumps are driven by gasoline engines and resemble medium size gensets.
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