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Rudder-Ready Kayak Rudder Kit
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Ready Rudder Kit

  • Fits the following kayaks:
    • '09 to current model rudder-ready Tarpons (100 and 130 not rudder ready compatible)
    • Ultralite Tarpons
    • '09 to current Tsunami 135, 140, 145, 160, 165, and 175
    • '09 to current Rides
    • Tandem Pamlico's
    • Perception Essence
  • 4 lbs.
  • Aluminum rudder blade
  • Includes rudder, foot pedals, cables and all other necessary hardware
  • Instructions included
  • Tools needed:
    • Phillips screw driver
    • Cable cutters
    • Drill w/ 5/32" bit
    • 11/32" wrench
    • Small tube of sealant
    • Lighter
    • Tape measure
    • 7/16" socket wrench
    • Crimpers or vice grips
    • Scissors & a marker
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    Rudder-Ready Kayak Rudder Kit - When the going gets tough, sometimes you just need a little help! This kayak rudder kit is specifically designed to fit your Perception Essence, some Wilderness Systems Tarpons and Tsunami's, and tandem Pamlico's. A kayak rudder can aid your steering in high winds or currents. Anglers have also found a rudder to be a handy tool when trying to land the Big One. If you are paddling in ever-changing weather conditions or you're an angler looking for an advantage, consider adding a rudder to your kayak. It'll make your paddling as efficient as possible in all kinds of circumstances!

    This kits fits the Perception Essence, '09 and later Rides, tandem Pamlico's, Wilderness Systems Tarpon 120 Ultralite, '09 and later Tarpons (but not the 100 or 130), '09 and later Tsunami's 13 feet and longer. Questions about your boat? Talk to an Outdoorplay paddling specialist at 800.994.4327, Mon-Fri from 7am to 5pm Pacific time.

    Click here for: Rudder-Ready Rudder Kit Installation Instructions

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    Ive got an older model Tarpon Airalite that Im just not ready to get rid of yet. The rudder allows me more control in high wind situations. It was fairly easy to install and definitely worth the time. Dont fight the wind. Cheat and get a rudder!

    Ted Wilkens

    Augusta Ga


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