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With all the features you could want for extended trips and expeditions, the Wilderness Systems Tsunami 145 kayak with rudder is designed for everyone from beginners to experienced paddlers. Made of Gen2 polyethylene, a high-density, lightweight and superstiff plastic. Body has thin yet durable walls and a smooth finish with rich, long-lasting color. Phase 3 Air Pro seat made of contoured perforated foam to increase ventilation and comfort. New Course Control rudder system is easier to use and more durable, helping you track straight. SlideLock XL foot-brace adjusts with an ergonomic handle for reset in the boat. Designed with dimensions that are comfortable for larger paddlers. All adjustment straps are easy to use and located forward of the paddler. Gear bag attached to seat holds snacks, water bottle or anything you want to keep close at hand. Bungee cords let you fold the seat back down flat for car-top transport. Footpads are shaped to alleviate foot fatigue. Bulkheads provide plenty of dry storage for gear. New hatches have tighter seal and are easier to open and close. Deck rigging has reflective perimeter cord for extra visibility. USA.
Quick on the water and roomy in the cockpit, the Wilderness Systems Tsunami 145 Kayak with Rudder is the ideal balance of comfort and efficiency, and it now comes with a drop-down rudder to keep you on the straight and narrow. Inherent Wilderness Systems stability is evident as the multi-chined hull keeps this boat on an even keel in the event that the wind stirs up swells or you're trying to turn on an edge. A touring hull design means the Tsunami slices through water with the speed and stealth of the latest military boondoggle. At least in this case nobody will be on the hook for a billion dollars per vehicle. The moderate V on the bottom offers outstanding initial tracking ability, and multiple chines create sidewall rigidity. Not only does this extend the life of your boat, but multi-chines enhance primary and secondary stability, tipping is tricky while tracking gets glorious. The BTS rudder takes this already-awesome tracking boat and converts it into a screaming arrow of directed speed, regardless of water conditions. In concert, the hull design and rudder let long-time paddlers and novices alike enjoy a stable touring platform. The Phase 3 AirPro Tour seat adjusts for a custom fit and can be tweaked mid-paddle to relieve fatigue following a full day of paddling. Finish off the perfect fit by adjusting the Keeper footbraces to find the perfect paw-resting position for maximally powerful paddling. Three hatches offer storage galore for an extended tour, and the domed rubber covers offer some protection when the wind brings spray across the boat. On-deck rigging in front and in back puts the bare necessities at your fingertips.
Fusing the stability and quickness of a recreational kayak with the storage and efficiency of a sea kayak, the Wilderness Systems Tsunami 145 kayak offers outstanding performance for all skill levels.
With room for larger paddlers, The Wilderness Systems Tsunami 145 Kayak w/Rudder provides ample storage space for long day and overnight trips, without comprising the stability and performance you have come to expect from this classic boat.
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