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Wilderness Systems Aspire 100 Kayak with Skeg - 2012/2013

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    Wilderness Systems Aspire 100 Kayak with Skeg - 2012/2013

    Love to paddle lakes, but looking to enjoy the experience of some faster-moving rivers? The Wilderness Systems Aspire 100 helps expand your paddling repertoire beyond flatwater. See details

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    Love to paddle lakes, but looking to enjoy the experience of some faster-moving rivers? The Wilderness Systems Aspire 100 helps expand your paddling repertoire beyond flatwater.

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    Love to paddle lakes, but looking to enjoy the experience of some faster-moving rivers? The Wilderness Systems Aspire 100 helps expand your paddling repertoire beyond flatwater.

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    Love to paddle lakes, but looking to enjoy the experience of some faster-moving rivers? The Wilderness Systems Aspire 100 helps expand your paddling repertoire beyond flatwater.

    • High density polyethylene hull withstands years of use and offers high durability
    • Slightly smaller than its 10 ft. 6 in. counterpart, the 10 ft. Wilderness Systems Aspire 100 is designed for small kayakers
    • The Aspire 100 features a hybrid design between a purely recreational kayak and 1 designed for moving water
    • As with all Wilderness Systems kayaks, you'll love the confidence-inspiring stability of the Aspire 100
    • Shallow arch hull is easy to turn, reminiscent of Tarpon and tandem Pamlico series, and it enhances maneuverability in class II rivers and even gentle surf
    • Upswept, full bow easily rides up and over waves
    • Front console fits in multiple sizes of bottles, cans, liter-sized wide-mouth bottles and smaller bottles
    • Gear trays on either side of the water-bottle holder offers storage for small cameras, cell phones, sunscreen or sunglasses; drain holes help keep things dry
    • Adjustable, spring-loaded skeg deploys with a cord on right side of cockpit and enhances tracking in flatwater
    • Phase 3 Air Pro seat offers excellent comfort and intuitive adjustments
    • Mesh stretched over contoured foam forms a perforated pad; large holes enhance airflow, and small holes enhance support for sit bones and lower back
    • Scalloped, contoured seat pan cradles and cushions legs, and backrest conforms to size of paddler and flexes a bit with every paddle stroke
    • Icons show what each adjustment strap does, and all control points are forward of the paddler and centrally located to reduce strain
    • Leg lifter uses handle to shore up space below your legs; back strap lowers seat back, and the angle of back rest is adjustable as well
    • Small gear bag under seat features a gear clip and enough capacity for a water bottle or extra food
    • Rear bungee cords lock seat back forward during transport
    • Knee pads enhance comfort inside cockpit and allow greater maneuverability
    • Slidelock footrail system is easily adjustable, comfortable and rugged; footbraces adjust via extension rod that places positioning at your fingertips
    • Generous rear Orbix stern hatch holds your lunch, paddling gear and extra clothes, and rear bulkheaded compartment keeps things organized and dry
    • Orbix hatch cover features a hinged design and locking lever; to open hatch, simply slide lever to unlock cover and flip open to access gear
    • Comfort carry handles at bow and stern make transporting the 44 lb. Aspire 100 kayak easy
    • Skid plate protects bottom of kayak from scuffs

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    Wilderness Systems Aspire 100 Kayak with Skeg - 2012/2013 Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Flatwater kayaking
    Polyethylene
    Plastic
    10 feet
    27.5 inches
    14 inches
    44 pounds
    49 x 22.25 inches
    Padded / foam
    1
    Unavailable
    300 pounds
    Skeg
    No
    Material(s)
    Hull construction
    Length
    Width
    Depth
    Weight
    Cockpit size
    Seat type
    Number of paddlers
    Hatch capacity
    Weight capacity (lbs)
    Tracking system
    Foldable

    Wilderness Systems Aspire 100 Kayak with Skeg - 2012/2013

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    Wilderness Systems Aspire 100 Kayak with Skeg - 2012/2013is rated4.0out of5by1.
    Rated4out of5byfromGreat Recreational Kayak!I've only had this for a few weeks, used it only a couple of times, but I love it! I'm a short 5'0 woman so the 10' size is perfect for me to handle. The kayak has plenty of storage space and a convenient cup holder right in front of you. I love the adjustable seat which I adjusted several times depending on my fatigue. Foot holder pedals are super easy to adjust. Being a beginner, this kayak has everything I could think of needing. Easy to get in and out and with the skeg, glides in the water. I have used it only on a lake, but am planning on doing some river kayaking soon. I'm confidant that it will be easy to maneuver on a mildly swift current. It fits in my Murano, but will be getting a roof rack soon as it pretty much takes up the whole car. I can't wait to get it on the water again!
    Date published: 2013-07-07

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