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The following list is an example of what you might take on a typical daytrip: Boat Paddle Personal Flotation Device (PFD) with whistle (required) Neoprene or Nylon Spray Skirt Quick drying clothing suitable for the conditions Bilge Pump Paddle Float...

Many factors influence the amount of gear and the actual weight capacity of your kayak. These include: weight distribution, water and wind conditions, paddler’s weight and size, and skill level. That's why it is difficult to give an absolute answer...

Wilderness Systems kayaks that have a bulkhead use a router to create a groove most or all of the way around the edge of our bulkheads. This allows the bulkhead to move and flex with the boat which extends the life of the seal and is perfectly...

If you think your kayak may have a warranty issue, first be sure that it is in fact eligible for a warranty. To be eligible, your boat must have been purchased new less than five years ago, and from an authorized Wilderness Systems retailer. Keep in...

Most of our boats come with a comprehensive outfitting system. Consult the instructions that came with your boat to ensure that you are getting the full potential of the existing system. If that isn’t enough, you may also opt to bolster that system...

Many people are afraid of this...until they take a class and learn the “wet exit”, a technique of rolling over and exiting the boat. Gravity isn’t just a good idea, it’s the LAW! Most folks slip easily out of the seat with little or no effort. In...

Reposted from the Wilderness Systems blog, written by Kyle Sawyer Well since there were no directions in the box and I knew how to install these rudders, I figured I would post a how to on mounting a rudder on the tarpon 140. Step 1: put wire cable...

There are two different possible scenarios: 1) The spring & plunger securing the seatback is missing but the seatback is in otherwise fine condition. Click here to see the “symptoms” of a missing spring and plunger. If this is the case you can...

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