Suggested Retail
$1679 USD
$2269 CAD

Tempest 165

Wilderness Systems
Suggested Retail
$1679 USD
$2269 CAD
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Escaping the lights and noise for the brilliant colors and smooth landscapes of the wide-open; you've found perfection. It's only fitting that you choose a kayak designed to match. Since 1986, Wilderness Systems has been chasing that same perfection. Innovative designs tuned for performance, premium outfitting, and stunning quality have made these boats among the most acclaimed paddling experiences in the world. From new entrants to seasoned experts, Wilderness Systems kayaks are designed to get you where you want to be, more often - on the water.

Overview

Signature performance, but designed for paddlers with a smaller frame, this kayak features a lower deck, narrow beam, and slightly shorter length.
MSRP
$1679 USD
$2269 CAD

Highlights

  • Fully Adjustable, Ergonmoic Phase 3® AirPro Seat
  • Thigh and Knee Braces for Comfortable Support
  • SlideLock XL Foot Brace System Offers Large, Padded Foot Rests for Comfort
  • Adjustable TruTrak Skeg with cockpit control to stay on course in current a
  • Bungee Cord Lashes in Front and Rear to Secure Gear & 3 Storage Hatches

Available Colours

  • Yellow
  • Orange
  • Blue

Escaping the lights and noise for the brilliant colors and smooth landscapes of the wide-open; you've found perfection. It's only fitting that you choose a kayak designed to match. Since 1986, Wilderness Systems has been chasing that same perfection. Innovative designs tuned for performance, premium outfitting, and stunning quality have made these boats among the most acclaimed paddling experiences in the world. From new entrants to seasoned experts, Wilderness Systems kayaks are designed to get you where you want to be, more often - on the water.

Features & Specifications

Overview
  • Model Year: 2017
  • Category: Kayaks
  • Kayak Type: Sit Inside, Touring Kayak
  • Paddlesport: Kayaking
  • Number of Paddlers: Solo
  • Structure: Rigid or Hard
  • Propulsion: Paddle
  • Best Used For: Sea Kayaking & Touring, Kayak Day Touring
Specifications
  • Length: 16' 6" / 503 cm
  • Width: 21.5" / 55 cm
  • Weight: 55 lb / 25 kg
  • Deck Height: 12.5" / 32 cm
  • Capacity: 300 lb / 136.1 kg
Features
  • Primary Material: Rotomolded Plastic
  • Rudder or Skeg: Skeg
  • Bulkheads: Stern, Bow, Midship
  • Number of Hatches: 3
  • Storage: Stern Hatch, Bow Hatch, Day Hatch
Outfitting
  • Outfitting: Backband
  • Seat: Adjustable
  • Rigging: Deck Rigging, Safety Lines

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