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Wilderness Systems Tempest 165

by: Wilderness Systems Item # 442293699

Signature performance, but designed for paddlers with a smaller frame, this kayak features a lower deck, narrow beam, and slightly shorter length. Read more 


Color:
Red
Borealis
Mango Blend
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Tempest 165


We Pay Sales Tax on All of Our Kayaks and Stand Up Paddleboards, 10% Off Accessories for Life, and Free Local Delivery within 30 Miles of Our Port Gamble, Washington Store


Get added control and durability on your expedition from the redesigned TruTrak Skeg System.  The Wilderness Systems Tempest 165 is an outstanding first "sea kayak' for small to mid size paddlers.  The Tempest is extremely stable in a variety of conditions and while on edge.  The high degree of secondary stability (Stability on edge) allows the paddler to learn intermediate and advanced techniques in a boat that is forgiving and comfortable.
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FEATURES:
  • Phase 3 AirPro XP
  • Adjustable Padded Thigh Braces
  • SlideLock Foot Brace System
  • Domed Bow, Midship and Stern Hatches
  • Bow, Midship and Stern Bulkheads
  • Bungee Deck Rigging w/ Reflective Static Perimeter Safety Line
  • Soft Touch Handles
  • TruTrak Adjustable Skeg System
  • Bow Compass Recess
SPECIFICATIONS:
Ideal Use* Weight Length Width Cockpit Capacity
Touring 55 lbs
18 kg
16'6"
503 cm
21.5″
55 cm
34″ x 18″
86 cm x 46 cm
300 lbs
136 kg

Why Shop with Us Locally?

Our shop is located in Port Gamble Washington, at the North End of Kitsap County. Olympic Outdoor Center opened its doors here in Kitsap County in 1986 and we are proud to be one of the regions go to sources for all things Kayak and Stand Up Paddle Board. Take advantage of our over 30 years of experience, large selection and in depth knowledge to ensure you get the proper piece equipment for you and your needs, goals and budget. So shop with confidence knowing that we use all of the gear in our shop!

Local Delivery

Kayaks and Stand Up Paddleboards are only available for in-store pickup or local delivery within the Puget Sound area of Western Washington. Delivery is available for free on boat and board purchases of at least $1000 and within 30 miles of our Port Gamble, Washington store. A ferry surcharge may apply for deliveries to Seattle and the east side of Puget Sound. We do not have the ability to ship Kayaks or SUP's, other than inflatables, outside of Western Washington at this time.

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Wilderness Systems Limited Lifetime Warranty

For the original retail purchaser (“Consumer”), Wilderness Systems kayaks by Confluence Outdoor provide a limited lifetime warranty against material or manufacturing defects in the hull and deck. Parts, accessories, and outfitting are warranted for a period of one (1) year against material or manufacturing defects from the date of purchase. For Wilderness Systems kayaks sold as “2nd Quality” as indicated on the Manufacturer's Statement of Origin (MSO), Confluence Outdoor provides this limited warranty for five (5) years for the hull and deck and one (1) year for parts, accessories, and outfitting. This limited warranty is only valid with the purchase of a Wilderness Systems kayak from an Authorized Wilderness Systems Dealer. This warranty is non-transferable. Read More


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