Wilderness Systems Northstar Tandem Kayak Review

This kayak is a perfect choice for two people with different skill levels. A mid-sized touring tandem kayak, the Wilderness Systems Northstar with rudder is designed with a rockered hull, providing some of the top maneuverability in the industry.

Overall a good choice for a comfortable and smooth ride.


  • Molded In Thighbraces
  • Keepers Rudder Footbrace System
  • Neoprene w/ Hard Bow and Stern Hatch Covers
  • Phase 3 Outfitting
  • Deck Rigging
  • Soft Touch Handles
  • Bow, Midship, and Stern Bulkheads


  • Length: 18’6″ / 564 cm
  • Width: 29″ / 74 cm
  • Max Capacity: 600 lbs. / 272 kg
  • Deck Height: 15″ / 38 cm
  • Weight: 94 lbs. / 43 kg
  • Cockpit Length: 33″ / 84 cm
  • Cockpit Width: 20″ / 51 cm
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Rating: 3.9/5 (9 votes cast)
Wilderness Systems Northstar Tandem Kayak Review, 3.9 out of 5 based on 9 ratings

Written by Cliff Steele

Cliff Steele prides himself on having a strong knowledge of kayaks and kayak supplies. He works hand-building kayaks for a variety of clients. Sharing a name with a well-known comic book character, Cliff is known to his friends as “Robotman.” Cliff lives in San Diego, California.

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