Wilderness Systems Aspire 100 Kayak

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Easy to maneuver with great stability, the Wilderness Systems Aspire 100 day-touring kayak is sized perfectly for small-framed paddlers and is ideal for paddling lakes, ponds and slow-moving rivers.


Reaching for dishes on the top shelf, getting a good view at a concert, and getting stuck as the monkey in the middle--being a smaller person isn't always easy. But when it comes to paddling, you and the Wilderness Systems 2018 Aspire 100 Kayak show the bigger guys what's up. With a hull made for lightweight agility and beginner-friendly stability, this recreational kayak excels in slow moving rivers, ocean bays, and (thanks to the integrated drop-down skeg) smooth lakes.Comfort for the shorter paddler is at the forefront of the design. A fully adjustable seat (raising and lowering on your preference), sliding foot braces, and complementing thigh and knee pads all come standard in the well-matched cockpit. The molded in console in front of the cockpit offers a place to stash go-to items, like a cowboy coffee for a morning float down your local lazy river or your camera while you're paddling towards the sunset to get the perfect shot. Bungee rigging across both decks and a covered stern hatch supply more room for your dry bag or additional layers.

- Backcountry.com

If you're a beginner or intermediate paddler, develop your skills for a range of slow-moving water scenarios in the Aspire 100. Ideal for women and smaller-frame paddlers, this high-performance kayak places emphasis on agility and efficiency, offering a design that's optimal for stability, handling, and maneuverability. When you're learning the sport or going off on your own, you'll find its user-friendly hull comes outfitted with several key features, such as a skeg for better tracking on extended stretches, a Phase 3deg AirPro seat for longer-lasting comfort, bungee deck rigging, a molded-in console for beverages, and a water-tight stern hatch. . . . . . Colors may vary slightly from those shown. Color combinations (Desert Camo, Dusk, Galaxy, Indigo, Mango, Midnight, Solar, and Sonar) will vary from those shown and are unique for each boat produced. Variations in color are not covered by warranty. . . . . . . . Made out of polyethylene. . Phase 3(R) AirPro seating gives you long-lasting stability, ventilation, drainage, and comfort. . SlideLock XL foot brace system allows for quick and easy adjustment for leg length. . TruTrak Adjustable Skeg System provides better tracking when the water starts to get rough. . Redesigned Orbix stern bulkhead offers a water-tight hatch for storage and a lower profile. . Bungee deck rigging for bringing along gear. . Molded-in gear tray/water bottle holder lets you keep a drink nearby. . Thigh and knee padding ensures that you stay comfortable, no matter how long you're on the water. . Skid plate on the bottom protects the boat from rocky launches. . Ideal for small- to medium-size paddlers. . 10 ft. length. . 27.5 in. width. . Cockpit measures 49 in. long by 22.25 in. wide. . Weighs 44 lbs.. . 300 lbs. capacity. . Named in.Best for Beginners in. by Men's Journal