and I'd imagine a piece of nylon/dacron or something if so inclined, if it's a wear hole and not a tear. When I paddled harder and farther away, I always brought a coffee can with gaskets and glue, and my aqua seal helped a few guys out with tears. Being a canoeist, I was always unscathed ;-).
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