Wilderness Systems Tempest 170

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L.L.Bean says:
This Wilderness Systems Tempest 170 kayak is an outstanding rough-water expedition sea kayak proportioned for larger paddlers. Exceptionally capable and comfortable, it stays in control even in rough conditions. Phase 3 Air Pro seat made of contoured perforated foam to increase ventilation and comfort. Thigh braces, hip pads, seat and ergonomic back band all adjust to custom fit your body. Gen2 polyethylene hull is high-density, stiff and lightweight plastic. SlideLock XL foot-brace adjusts with an ergonomic handle for reset while in the boat. Adjustments are within easy reach and use friction rather than ratcheting for precise control. Body is thin yet durable with a smooth finish and rich, long-lasting color. All adjustment straps are 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 seatback down flat for car-top transport. Retractable skeg gives you even more control in rough water. Footpads are shaped to alleviate foot fatigue. Bulkheads provide plenty of dry storage for gear. New hatches have a tighter seal and are easier to get on and off. 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 provide shock absorption. USA.

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Price MSRP: $1,599.00
Current Retail: $1,679.00
Historic Range: $999.98-$2,066.52

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