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Tempest 170

by: Wilderness Systems

Mid-sized paddlers will relish the fusion of performance capabilities in this award-winning kayak. Read more 

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Tempest 170

The Tempest 170 is an outstanding kayak for a beginning to intermediate paddler looking to evolve and take their skills to the next level. High initial and secondary stability allow the paddler confidence when edging and when paddling in dynamic conditions. The Tempest 170 is also very comfortable to paddle due to its Phase 3 Air Pro outfitting.

Winner of the Sea Kayaker Magazine Reader's Choice Award for "Best Day and Weekend Touring Kayak."

Named "Best Beginners Kayak : Sea" - OutsideOnline, June 2012
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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 Skeg System
  • Bow Compass Recess
Ideal Use* Weight Length Width Cockpit Capacity
Touring 57 lbs
26 kg
518 cm
56 cm
34″ x 18″
86 cm x 46 cm
325 lbs
147 kg

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