Wilderess Systems Kayak Improvements for 2015
Improved performance. Customizable comfort. Superior Strength. Awe-Inspiring Aesthetics.
Wilderness Systems received a full facelift for the 2015 season to make their already great kayaks even better! Sometimes it’s the small changes that make the biggest difference, which inspired Wildy to focus on the details that helps set them apart from the competition. The following is a list of Wilderness System Kayak Improvements for 2015:
New Keepers XL Foot Braces: All Recreational Sit-On-Tops
New SlideLock XL Foot Braces: All Sit-In Kayaks (excludes PRO models)
The footbrace trigger has been increased in size to make it easier to find. Foot pedals are larger and have an ergonomic shape and soft rubber facing to make them more comfortable. Rails are stiffer & more durable and have been increased 2” in length to 21”s to fit all sized paddlers.
New Course Control Rudder: All Rudder Versions (excludes PRO models)
Vast designs improvements and modifications over the previous rudder design have been incorporated such as:
- A new thermoplastic/ carbon/ nylon blade for added stiffness and durability
- Its contemporary foil-shape reduces drag
- Stainless steel cables have been replaced with a lightweight Spectra ® cord – a durable cord similar to steel but less inclined to binding and connects without tools
The following rudder operation enhancements have been made to enable a more comfortable, customizable paddler experience:
- A pivoting gas-pedal style footbraces with larger ergo foot pads control rudder direction without sacrificing bracing ability in rough conditions
- Three Rudder head routing points customize rudder movement sensitivity and pedal angle can now be adjusted by a cord tension knob
- A self-lubricating axle prevents over tightening
Redesigned from the ground up with new, lower-profile locking levers and longer more aggressive locking tabs. More durable rubber gaskets and seals translate into an overall drier hatch. Inside storage tabs have been added to the inside of the rim for the option of adding new ‘drop in’ bins.
Improved Dual Density Domed Hatches: All Polyethylene Touring Kayaks
A new softer perimeter material provides a more watertight seal, while enabling faster, easier on & off the boat fittings.
Pamlico 135T and Pamlico 145T
Improved wall rails to increase rigidity along the side of kayak while reducing the overall weight.
New Phase 3® AirPro Max high/low seating system: Ride Series of Kayaks
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½ hour north of Kingston beside Frontenac Provincial Park – Ontario’s most Southern Wilderness Park, offering 15,000 acres, 22 lakes, 160 km’s of hiking, & 48 interior campsites. Our region was recently voted a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve “one of the most significant landscapes on earth.”