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Wilderness Systems Tempest 170

by: Wilderness Systems

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


Color:
Red
Borealis
Mango Blend
Generally available within 2-4 weeks.
Please Note:
You can browse our current inventory here. Kayaks are only available for in-store pick up or delivery within Western Washington. Learn More

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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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 Skeg System
  • Bow Compass Recess
SPECIFICATIONS:
Ideal Use* Weight Length Width Cockpit Capacity
Touring 57 lbs
26 kg
17'
518 cm
22″
56 cm
34″ x 18″
86 cm x 46 cm
325 lbs
147 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!

  • We pay the Sales Tax on Kayak and Stand Up Paddle-Board (SUP) Purchases. Use Coupon Code: OOCTAX during checkout
  • Free Kayak and SUP Demos: Try Before you Buy!
  • We offer free delivery within Kitsap County on any boat or board purchase over $1000.
  • 10% Off Accessories for life after the purchase of a Kayak or SUP.
  • Free Vehicle Rack Installation when you purchase over $750 of equipment from Thule or Yakima

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