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Peter's Latest Posts and the “Heartbleed” Bug

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Security is a top priority for us and with the transactions we handle it is the utmost importance as Credit Card information as well as other personal information is something that our customers trust us with.  If you haven’t heard of the “heartbleed” bug, it is essentially a bug that was recently discovered that allowed someone to see encrypted traffic  ( you can read all about it here:

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Product Search, Today vs Yesterday

| September 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Until late Friday our search, well, was pathetic!  Our instant results are powered by Google and they rock, but as soon as you clicked “search” the full results were teed up by our own engine.

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Website Changes – Filters and More

| May 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Today we launched our latest release of our website with some major and minor changes, I thought I would give a quick summary. Filters We have finally enabled some real filtering ability.

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Go Play Watch DOGS!

| February 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

At ACK we have what we call “Go Play” days, which are days where employees can take a paid day off to go and play. There is also something in there for non-paddlers that I actually did for my Go Play day, not because I didn’t want to go paddling but rather because it was equally or more rewarding to do something for the community.

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12/14/12 It’s Not About Remembering, It’s About Never Forgetting

| December 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

I don’t spend much time blogging, I often wish I did but I never really feel that what I want to share is worth sharing and inconsequential to our Blog.  For some reason last Friday 12/14/12 has me feeling different and I wanted to take a moment and reflect on the heinous crime and absolute tragedy.

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Houston Store – Update

| March 12, 2012 | 7 Comments

Last night we posted on our Facebook account regarding a fire at our Houston location, I wanted to take a few minutes and provide a detailed update. First and foremost, no one was injured, the fire happened after hours.

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What’s all that mess?

| February 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you have been by one of our stores you most likely encountered a little dust. Pardon the dust, we are reconfiguring all three stores to incorporate our new Rack Boys () store.

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Top 10 Things I Heard at the San Antonio Boat Show

| January 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

I went to the San Antonio Boat Show this past weekend to help man the booth Saturday and Sunday.  I will be honest,  I don’t get out to the shows nearly as much as I used to and used this one as an opportunity to shake some rust off and see what happens in the trenches.

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Jack’s First Fish

| January 4, 2012 | 1 Comment

Many of our readers will appreciate this since many are Kayak fisherman, it is a natural fit since the Kayak can get you to places that walking and/or motor boating cannot.  My son, Jack (4), caught his first fish this past weekend.

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When Less is More – Email!

| September 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Over the past 5+ years ACK has been known for stellar communication on orders. Currently, when you place an order you get a confirmation email immediately — typically before the page finishes loading.

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