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Wilderness Systems Tarpon 140 Kayak
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Rating Stars   Customer Rating: 4.7 out of 5 (24 Reviews)

The new Wilderness Systems Tarpon 140 kayak delivers improved speed, better glide, and even more storage than its smaller counterparts. The new Phase 3 AirPro seating system adds comfort and easy adjustability. The hull and deck have been fine tuned to offer increased performance while still maintaining the stability to stand and cast from the flat floored seating area. This well rounded sit-on-top is capable of adapting to a variety of water conditions by combining small kayak maneuverability with large kayak speed.

New Phase 3 AirPro Seating System and adjustable footpegs offer a comfortable and customizable fit
SlideTrax accessory rail, bungee paddle holders, and molded mesh gear pockets
Two turn and lock 8 inch round hinged Orbix hatch covers for dry storage
Quicker than the smaller boats in the Tarpon family but yet still maneuverable
Item#: 315
Length: 14' 0" / 4.3 m
Width: 28 in / 70.8 cm
Weight: 68 lbs / 30.8 kgs
Capacity: 375 lbs / 168 kgs
Leg Room To Peg: 49
Leg Room - Total: 51
Number of Paddlers: 1 - Single/Solo
Type of Kayak: Sit on Top
Hatches Incl: 2
Optional Hatches: 0
Material: Polyethelene
Made in: USA 
Reviewer: Paul Laureano Rating: 4 Date: 09/19/2013
Review: Tarpon 140 with Rudder kit. Excellent kayak. The rudder makes a great difference. I use it on the St, Johns River. It is connected to the ocean, So it can get quite rough. This kayak goes straight. It handles quite well no matter how rough it gets.

Reviewer: Susan S. Rating: 5 Date: 09/02/2013
Review: My husband and I are new to kayaking, and wanted kayaks that would be safe in reasonably calm ocean water, and also fun for flat water river trips. We also wanted to be able to take friends kayaking in the local lakes near us. We ordered 2 Tarpon140s with rudders, delivered to our home on Orcas Island off the coast of the state of Washington. The kayaks arrived with a week, and in perfect shape, and free shipping besides! Over the last month, we took our kayaks into both fresh and ocean water and couldn't have been happier with how they performed. We love how sensitive the rudder is and what a great option it is for a 14 ft. long kayak - allowing the kayak to turn on a dime. The kayaks are also extremely stable and the seat is comfortable for long periods. We haven't tried our kayaks in ocean water with strong currents, wind, etc., yet. The only drawback for us is the weight of the kayak, but my husband and I have a system for putting it on and off our car racks together, which has so far worked well (we are not very strong or young!) We have needed to carry a small step ladder with us for putting the kayaks on the car. Very happy with our purchase!

Reviewer: Joseph Harvey Rating: 5 Date: 08/27/2013
Review: Great Kayak! Should be cheaper or come with rudder package for this price!

Reviewer: Mike Rating: 5 Date: 05/28/2013
Review: I love this kayak. It tracks straight without the rudder. It's kinda heavy paddling but I mainly use it for fishing and sailing. I'm glad I choose the mango color as it is visible from afar. ACK is a great website and for all my kayak/boat purchases will be with them. They offer free shipping on orders over $39 and they take care of your tax. Great website too!

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