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Wilderness Systems Aspire 105 Kayak with Skeg - 2012/2013

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  • High density polyethylene hull withstands years of use and offers high durability
  • Sized for medium and large paddlers, the Wilderness Systems Aspire 105 features a hybrid design that's 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 105
  • Shallow arch hull is easy to turn, reminiscent of Tarpon and tandem Pamlico series, and it enhances manueverability 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 a small camera, 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 48 lb. Aspire 105 kayak easy
  • Skid plate protects bottom of kayak from scuffs

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Best use Flatwater kayaking
Material(s) Polyethylene
Length 10 ft. 6 in.
Width 29 inches
Depth 15.5 inches
Weight 48 pounds
Cockpit size 51.5 x 23.5 inches
Seat type Padded / foam
Number of paddlers 1
Hatch capacity Unavailable
Weight capacity (lbs) 400 pounds
Tracking system Skeg

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