Suggested Retail
$1659 USD
$2289 CAD
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Tempest 170

Wilderness Systems
Suggested Retail
$1659 USD
$2289 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

Intentionally designed for paddlers of all sizes to take their sea kayaking prowess to the next level, the award-winning Tempest series delivers a signature performance like no other. The industry-leading comfort of the Phase 3® AirPro seating system combined with an unmatched capacity enables you to travel farther and achieve more, while the TruTrak adjustable skeg system allows you to seamlessly transfer from straight-tracking to supreme maneuverability.
Available in 16'6" model (Tempest 165)
MSRP
$1659 USD
$2289 CAD

Highlights

  • Proudly designed, molded and hand-assembled in the USA
  • Backed by our Lifetime-Limited Warranty

Available Colours

  • Yellow
  • Orange
  • Red
  • Green
  • Pink

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: 2018
  • 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
  • Intended Waterway: Lakes, Ponds & Inshore, Rivers & Creeks (Class I-II), Open Water & Ocean, Rock Gardens
  • Specifically Designed For: Average Adults
Specifications
  • Size: Medium
  • Length: 17' 0" / 518.2 cm
  • Width: 22" / 55.9 cm
  • Weight: 57 lb / 26 kg
  • Capacity: 325 lb / 147.2 kg
Features
  • Primary Material: Rotomolded Plastic
  • Hull Shape: V-Bottom
  • Chine: Soft
  • Rudder or Skeg: Skeg
  • Bulkheads: Stern, Bow, Midship
  • Number of Hatches: 3
  • Storage: Bow Hatch, Day Hatch, Stern Tankwell
Outfitting
  • Outfitting: Backband, Thigh Braces, Adjustable Foot Braces
  • Seat: Adjustable
  • Rigging: Deck Rigging, Safety Lines, Carry Handles, Security Bar

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