Wilderness Systems Tempest 170

Wilderness Systems Tempest 170
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Mid-sized paddlers will relish the fusion of performance capabilities in the Wilderness Systems Tempest 170. The winner of Sea Kayaker Magazine Reader's Choice award from 2008-2011 for best kayak for day and weekend touring. Known for strong initial and secondary stability, coupled with excellent tracking thanks to its TruTrak Skeg System the Tempest 170 is a great option for paddlers of a wide variety of skill levels and sizes. Paddlers will enjoy the fully adjustable seat, thigh and hip support, SlideLock footrails, and ratcheting backband for hours of comfortable paddling. The Phase 3 AirPro XP seat provides the ultimate in touring comfort and ventilation. The Tempest 170 includes three hatches and plenty of deck rigging to handle all of your touring supply needs. Proven year-after-year the Tempest is a great touring boat and an industry go-to.

• High-density Gen2 polyethylene construction performs offers durability and performance
• Excellent initial and secondary stability combined with great turning ability
• Fully adjustable seat, adjustable thigh braces, SlideLock foot-pegs and backband and for a custom fit
• Deployable TruTrak Skeg System assists with tracking in windy or rough conditions
• Bow and stern dry hatches with bulkheads for dry storage and midship dry hatch for quick easy access
• Colors Available:
  • Eclipse White
  • Mango
  • Red
• Discounts and/or coupons do not apply to this item
Item #: 15748
Length: 15 ft 6 in / 4.72 m
Width: 23.5 in / 59.69 cm
Weight: 54 lb / 24.49 kg
Cockpit Size: 36 / 91 cm
Size/Color Part Number
Eclipse White 9720077171
Mango 9720077054
Red 9720077040
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Q: I weight approx 230 lbs and am 5'10" I would like to have GOOD back support and would like to have a rudder. Does this model have this capacity or can I purchase accessories for these options?
A: This kayak will be a great fit for your. There is enough capacity for you and your gear. Here is the rudder for this boat: http://www.austinkayak.com/products/18197/Wilderness-Systems-Rudder-Kit.html
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