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Tempest 165

by: Wilderness Systems

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

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Tempest 165

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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  • 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
Ideal Use* Weight Length Width Cockpit Capacity
Touring 55 lbs
18 kg
503 cm
55 cm
34″ x 18″
86 cm x 46 cm
300 lbs
136 kg

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