Archive for May, 2012

We SUP…do you SUP?

| May 31, 2012 | 8 Comments

They took the nation by storm and they’re here to stay. I realize that most of our readers are paddlers of the kayak kind, but before you skim this over and move on to the next article, take a moment to consider trying a stand up paddleboard — if even just to break your curiosity.

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Outdoor Summer Fun, Fun, Fun!

| May 31, 2012 | 3 Comments

School’s out, summer is here, let’s all get out and play. Whether you’ve got kids, grand kids, nieces, nephews…

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Camp Moken

| May 30, 2012 | 2 Comments

We’ve always wanted to camp out of our kayaks and promised ourselves that this year we would finally do it. Back in April, my good friend Jason and I set off down the Tennessee River Blueway for an overnight trip out of our kayaks.

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Press Release: Outdoor Retailer ACK, Launches iPad® Optimized Online Store –

| May 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Austin, Texas (May, 29 2012) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC today announced the launch of an Apple® iPad® optimized version of their online store at enabling customers to quickly and easily purchase outdoor gear anytime and anywhere.

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ACK Featured Brand: Feel Free

| May 28, 2012 | 1 Comment

Feel Free is all about delivering boats to the customer that provide “the best feeling on water”. Their unique boats feature specific designs for specific paddlers.

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Inks Lake Trip Report – Texas

| May 27, 2012 | 2 Comments

About 2 months ago one of my closest friends, Ben, and I decided to encourage each other to lose weight and get in shape. Ben had already been at it for 4 or 5 months and I was just starting.

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ACK Featured Brand: Danuu

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Danuu manufactures watersport accessories for kayaks, canoes and even SUPs! Their claim to fame are their boat covers which are a great way to protect your craft from the elements and extend their lives.

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Celebrate Outside this Memorial Day

| May 23, 2012 | 1 Comment

We’ve put together a Memorial Day gear guide that we hope helps bring fun for the whole family, see it here. Memorial Day is only a few days away and its a great opportunity to honor and celebrate with family and friends while enjoying the outdoors.

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ACK Featured in SNEWS Magazine

| May 21, 2012 | 2 Comments

This article was originally published in SNEWS Magazine (online) back in March offering some insight into ACK’s commitment to customer service. Building trust is the key ingredient for online success at Austin Canoe and Kayak It was probably one of the biggest upsets in Retailer of the Year history.

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2012 Kayak Angler Tournament Series – Wildcard “Decker” Report

| May 20, 2012 | 2 Comments

The KATS Wildcard event was a battleground event as competitors took a chance at securing one of five spots for the 2012 Classic Championship. Thirty-two competitors lined the shores of Walter E.

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