Tarpon 135T Tandem Sit-On-Top Kayak
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WILDERNESS SYSTEMSTarpon 135T Tandem Sit-On-Top Kayak

Model # 18712919 | Mfg # 9750346142UPC # 729282074720

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Tarpon 135T Tandem Sit-On-Top Kayak

Name Value
Best Use Recreation
Capacity 600 Pounds
Color Galaxy
Drive Type Paddle
Hull Construction Roto Molded
Length 13 Feet 3 Inches
Material Polyethylene
Seat Type Padded Vented Adjustable
Type Sit-On-Top
Warranty Details Limited Lifetime on Hull and Deck
One Year on Parts and Accessories
Weight 88 Pounds
Width 34 Inches

Product Overview

Paddle out to your favorite spot and enjoy nature with a companion in the Tarpon 135T Tandem Sit-On-Top Kayak.

Built with all the same industry-leading features and technology kayakers expect from the Tarpon series, this tandem yak boasts two Phase 3® AirPro seats and more deck space for an incredibly comfortable ride. Abundant storage and two sets of SlideTrax™ Accessory Systems for each seat accommodate gear to suit your favorite hobbies and activities. Spend your day comfortably adventuring with a friend or loved one.

Speed and stability keep this 13’6” tandem gliding through the water with ease while the sleek mid-sized design keeps the Tarpon 135T maneuverable. With both paddlers working, you can reach great speeds in this yak—paddling farther out without worrying about getting to home base before sundown. Or take turns paddling while the other lounges and relaxes while taking in the sights. The possibilities are endless.

Unparalleled Comfort

The Phase 3® AirPro Sit-On-Top Seat is so comfortable you’ll forget you’re even sitting in a kayak. This innovative design features an ergonomic, contoured seat that flexes for support and adjusts to your specifications. A scalloped, leg lifter raises up and down to support your legs and remove pressure while increasing blood flow. Quickly and easily change the height of the back support to suit your casting, rowing or lounging needs.

The exclusive vented design allows for breathability while simultaneously providing padding and protection to hard contact areas under the legs and along the spine. Additional ventilation and drainage are provided by the small holes on the backrest and seat while simultaneously providing cushioning for your oblique muscles and sit bones.

The Keepers XL Foot Brace system offers larger, “gas pedal” style footpegs that provide better grip and more control while paddling. Each paddler can conveniently and easily adjust the footpegs for the most comfortable position. Together with the Keepers XL Foot Brace System, this kayak raises the bar on tandem comfort and adjustability. Before you know it, you’ll have spent your entire day on the water.

Balanced Hull

Constructed from strong, high-density polyethylene, the Tarpon’s hull lasts long even in rough waters. Wilderness Systems engineered a flared hull to provide balanced stability and superior tracking while maintaining speed and handling. It glides well while reducing hull slap in choppy waters.


Featuring a number of storage options to carry your gear for fishing, cruising or short camping trips. The Tarpon boasts two, large Orbix hatches on the bow and midship for dry storage. The midship Orbix hatch is easily accessible while an even larger tankwell than previous models allows you to carry a cooler, tackle box, or bag securely thanks to the adjustable bungee cord. Finally, midship mesh pockets allow you to store any other gear you may need to have readily available while a nifty cup holder keeps your beverage close at hand.


Wilderness Systems’ patented SlideTrax™ accessory system allows each passenger to have an accessory track within arm’s reach to customize their seat to their needs. This system allows you to easily outfit and accessorize your kayak without drilling any additional holes. Add rod holders, a Go-Pro mount, a fishfinder mount or whatever else you want—outfit your Tarpon to suit your specific activity needs.

Other Key Features

  • Comfort carry handles are ergonomically designed for a secure and comfortable grip
  • Self-bailing scupper holes drain out water
  • Side carry handles for easy lifting feature a convenient paddle holder
  • Side paddle park
  • Rudder ready
  • 2 molded-in cup holders


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