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Wilderness Systems Tempest 165 Kayak


Product Details

Exceptionally capable and comfortable, the Wilderness Systems Tempest 165 kayak stays true in rough conditions, letting you refine your skills rather than fight to stay on course.


  • Capacity: 300 lb.
  • Weight: 55 lb.
  • Overall dimensions: 16'6"L x 21.5"W.
  • Cockpit dimensions: 34"L x 18"W.
  • Stern storage: 4,821 cu. in.
  • Bow storage: 4,760 cu. in.
  • Construction

  • The hull is made of Gen2 polyethylene, a high-density, stiff and lightweight plastic.
  • Hull's increased rocker and chine enable skilled paddlers to stay on course and carve turns on edge.
  • Retractable TruTrak adjustable skeg improves tracking in wind and waves.
  • Phase 3 Air Pro seat features contoured perforated foam to increase ventilation and comfort.
  • Thigh braces, hip pads, seat and ergonomic back band all adjust to custom fit your body.
  • SlideLock foot-brace adjustment with ergonomic handle to reset foot pegs while in boat.
  • Footpads are shaped to alleviate foot fatigue.
  • Bulkheads provide plenty of dry storage and have a tighter seal yet are easier to get on and off.
  • Additional Features

  • Gear bag attached to seat holds snacks, water bottle or anything you want to keep close at hand.
  • Bungee cords let you fold seatback down flat if you transport your boat bow-down on top of your car.
  • Deck rigging has reflective perimeter cord for extra visibility.
  • Expedition deck rigging and compass mount are recessed to minimize deck spray.
  • Carry handles attached with shock cord.
  • All adjustment straps are easy to use and are located forward of the paddler.
  • Made in the USA.
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