Wilderness Systems New Tarpon Lineup E-mail
Tuesday, 20 October 2009 14:35

 

   

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 Easley, S.C. (August 6, 2008) – Wilderness Systems Tarpon, the ultimate, all-around, sit on top kayak series, receives a major redesign for the 2009 season. Every detail has been painstakingly overhauled for improved performance, comfort and rigging capability. The Tarpon series offers the ultimate in luxury sit on top performance.

 

 new-tarpon

 

The redesigned boats show a consistency in hull design for the 100, 120, 140 and 160. Notably, they each feature bow lift enhancements for gliding through the surf and significantly increased tankwell sizes. Extensive outfitting and deck innovations improve the total paddling experience for anglers and non-anglers alike.

 

Features of the Redesigned Tarpon Models:

  • Tarpon 100 – The Tarpon 100 offers excellent glide and maneuverability for a small boat, but does not sacrifice any comfort.
    • Increased tankwell size
    • Improved accessibility
    • New outfitting: hinged hatch covers, Phase 3 SOT seat, SlideTrax, bungee paddle holder and molded-in mesh gear pockets
    • Colors: Blue, Light Blue, Light Lime, Yellow, Red and Orange

 

  • Tarpon 120 – An incredibly versatile sit on top, the Tarpon 120 offers extensive performance capabilities to any sized paddler, plus sufficient room for their gear.
    • Increased tankwell size
    • New outfitting: SlideTrax, Phase 3 SOT seat, and hinged hatch covers
    • Rudder, angler and angler with rudder models also available
    • Colors (may vary): Sand, Blue, Light Blue, Light Lime, Spruce, Yellow, Mango, Red Orange and Camo

 

  • Tarpon 140 – The Tarpon 140 is the number one fisherman’s model on the market for good reason. For 2009, we’ve enhanced its finest qualities,

ensuring its position as the ideal kayak for coastal paddling and casual touring.

  • Improved speed, better glide and even more storage

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  • New outfitting includes: Phase 3 SOT seat, locking hatch covers, easily accessible tankwell and gear pockets, and SlideTrax accessory systems for virtually limitless add-ons
  • Rudder, angler and angler with rudder models also available
  • Colors: Sand, Blue, Spruce, Yellow, Mango, Red, Orange and Camo

 

  • Tarpon 160 – The Tarpon 160 is the ultimate destination kayak. For 2009, this famous sit on top touring kayak is boasting the most enhancements. New outfitting complements the well-appointed traditional rigging to make the Tarpon 160 a fisherman’s dream.
    • More capacity and even greater speed and acceleration
    • New outfitting includes: more easy-access storage, Phase 3 SOT seat, SlideTrax accessory system for virtually limitless add-ons, locking hatch covers, and a re-engineered scupper tube design that ensures your gear will stay dry
    • Rudder, angler and angler with rudder models also available
    • Colors: Sand, Blue, Spruce, Yellow, Mango, Red, Orange and Camo

Specifications:

 

Tarpon Series

100

120

140

160

Length

10’

12’3”

14’

16’

Width

30.5”

30”

28”

27.9”

Weight

52 lbs

60 lbs

62 lbs

66 lbs

Max Capacity

325 lbs

350 lbs

375 lbs

400 lbs

MSRP

$650

$850-1225

$950-1375

$1050-1425

 

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