Wilderness Systems Tempest 170 Kayak

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Color: Infinite Yellow
Size: 17 FT
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Delivering solid initial stability and strong tracking in wind and current, Wilderness Systems Tempest 170 kayak is made for midsize paddlers looking to explore rough-water coastlines.

  • Features

    • High-density polyethylene construction offers performance and rugged durability
    • Phase3™ AirPro XP seating system offers adjustments: leg lifter shores up space below legs and the back strap adjusts seat back height and the angle of the back rest
    • Adjustable padded thighbraces and SlideLock XL adjustable footbraces help maintain proper paddling posture and assist in edge turn maneuvers
    • TruTrak adjustable skeg system provides excellent tracking in wind and strong currents
    • Full-size stern hatch, 10 in. bow hatch and 8 in. day hatch all have bulkheads to keep gear dry and secure and to add flotation
    • Domed hatch covers offer a rugged watertight seal and have an easy-to-remove tab
    • Shockcord deck rigging provides multiple options for stowing gear on decks
    • Reflective, static safety lines around kayak perimeter assist in reentry in the event of a wet exit
    • Soft-touch retractable bow and stern carry handles
    • Recessed bow compass mount fits most brands of deck compasses (deck compass not included)

    Made in USA.

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  • Technical Specs

    Best Use

    Sea Kayaking




    17 feet


    22 inches


    13.5 inches


    57 pounds

    Cockpit Size

    34 x 18 inches

    Seat Type

    Padded / Foam

    Number of Paddlers


    Paddle Included


    Hatch Capacity


    Weight Capacity (lbs)


    Tracking System

    Retractable Skeg

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