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Made in the USAComfort Seating System (backrest only)Side Carry Handles with Paddle HolderMolded Footbrace SystemSoft Touch Handles2-6 Midship HatchesTankwell w/ Bungee SpecificationsLength: 13' / 396 cmWidth: 34 / 86 cmMax Capacity: 550 lbs. / 249 kgDeck Height: 15 / 38 cmWeight: 69 lbs. / 31 kgCockpit Length: 52 / 132 cmCockpit Width: 20 / 51 cm
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Wilderness Systems Tarpon 130T Tandem Sit-On-Top Kayak - The Wilderness Systems Tarpon line of kayaks is extremely popular, offering exceptional paddling performance. The Tarpon 130T continues this high standard. With a slightly uplifted bow, the Tarpon won't dive into the water but glides easily above and through the surf and chop. There is a huge amount of storage space in the dual tank wells, perfect for a cooler or tacklebox. There's even a hatch in front of each seat to keep essentials within easy reach. The Wilderness Systems Tarpon 130T Tandem Sit-On-Top Kayak is perfectly designed to carry two, making it twice the fun for any family. Incredibly stable, anglers rave about the Tarpon 130T as an excellent platform for fishing. Proving that a roomy tandem doesn't have to sacrifice solid performance, the Tarpon 130T sit-on-top can fit almost any team comfortably!
The Wilderness Systems Tarpon 130 sit-on-top tandem kayak is a fun, stable way to share the experience of paddling with a friend. Smooth-paddling design lends itself to serious paddling fun; kayak tracks very well, offers surprising speed and turns easily. If your partner is busy, you can paddle the Tarpon 130 tandem all by your lonesome and enjoy the same feeling of reliable performance. Hull is crafted in high-density polyethylene to provide rugged durability and easy care. Multichine hull responds to leans and delivers terrific secondary stability; self-bailing hull ensures flotation in rough water. Adjustable backrest offers support during long paddles, and contoured seat and molded footbraces create a very smooth, comfortable surface to sit on and paddle. Fore and aft tankwells with with bungee cords keep bulky gear such as a tackle box or dry bags secure. Positioned within easy reach of the seats, midship hatches offer dry storage for small items such as snacks and clothing. Stow your paddle to free up your hands with the bungee paddle holders with quick-release tabs. Soft-to-the-touch carry handles ease transport of the 69 lb. Tarpon 130 tandem kayak and are not too harsh on paddle-weary hands.
Picture a calm, misty morning with the sun about to crack the horizon, ready illuminate the glassy body of water just steps from the cabin. With kids deep in slumber and only the waking calls of fowl filling the air, you and your partner gently slip into the seats of the Wilderness Systems Tarpon 130T Sit-On-Top Kayak. With a few strokes, you both match cadence and quietly drift away toward bliss for a few hours. Oh, and don't worry about your return home; the clan will be waiting on shore for their turn ... which leaves you with a few more hours together back on land.
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