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Wilderness Systems Tarpon 140 Sit-On-Top Kayak - 2012/2013

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    Wilderness Systems Tarpon 140 Sit-On-Top Kayak - 2012/2013

    A favorite among paddlers and avid anglers alike, the Wilderness Systems Tarpon 140 sit-on-top kayak opens up local waterways to leisurely paddles and day trips. See details

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    A favorite among paddlers and avid anglers alike, the Wilderness Systems Tarpon 140 sit-on-top kayak opens up local waterways to leisurely paddles and day trips.

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    A favorite among paddlers and avid anglers alike, the Wilderness Systems Tarpon 140 sit-on-top kayak opens up local waterways to leisurely paddles and day trips.

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    A favorite among paddlers and avid anglers alike, the Wilderness Systems Tarpon 140 sit-on-top kayak opens up local waterways to leisurely paddles and day trips.

    • Flat bottom and extra width gives the casual paddler the confidence to take on rolling waves and chop
    • High-density polyethylene construction offers performance, rugged durability and affordability
    • Multichine hull responds to your leans and delivers rock-solid secondary stability
    • Speedy, smooth-paddling design lends itself to serious paddling fun; kayak tracks very well, offering a great balance between speed and maneuverability
    • Updated for 2012, the Phase 3 Air Pro sit-on-top seat offers excellent comfort and intuitive adjustments
    • Mesh stretched over 3-dimensional 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
    • Series of icons shows 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
    • Large tank well with bungee cords securely stores tackle box and dry bags; bow bungee decking secures gear up front
    • Dual Slide-Trax rail system at front of seating area and tank well let you attach compatible accessories (not included) without tools or complicated adjustments
    • Keepers footbraces adjust to maximize comfort, personalizing your paddling experience and ensuring optimal paddling position
    • 8 in. center hatch and 19 in. bow hatch offer dry storage options for small items like clothing and lunch
    • Hatch covers feature a hinged design and locking lever; to open hatch, simply slide lever to unlock cover and flip open to access gear
    • 2 handy paddle holders secure your paddle when you're fishing or taking photographs
    • Molded-in mesh pockets stash small items
    • Comfort carry handles ease transport of the 68 lb. Tarpon 140 sit-on-top kayak

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    Wilderness Systems Tarpon 140 Sit-On-Top Kayak - 2012/2013 Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Flatwater kayaking
    Polyethylene
    Plastic
    14 feet
    28 inches
    68 pounds
    Padded / foam
    1
    Unavailable
    375 pounds
    None
    No
    Material(s)
    Hull construction
    Length
    Width
    Weight
    Seat type
    Number of paddlers
    Hatch capacity
    Weight capacity (lbs)
    Tracking system
    Foldable

    Wilderness Systems Tarpon 140 Sit-On-Top Kayak - 2012/2013

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    Wilderness Systems Tarpon 140 Sit-On-Top Kayak - 2012/2013 is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Buy this kayk. I have had this kayak two years ago and I love it. It has many great features. I have only tipped it once (knock on wood). It is very stable. Does well in the open ocean, high sierra mountain lakes and bays. I mainly use it for fishing. The slide trax make it so you don't have to drill holes to customize it. This ensures that you maintain it water tight. It is a great kayak for beginners and advanced water enthusiasts.
    Date published: 2014-04-09

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