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Must See Clinics at the 2015 Fall Demo Days!

| September 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

One of the best parts of the ACK Demo Days is our clinic selection, taught by some of the most knowledgeable and passionate people in the industry. So this year, before heading out to the Demo Days, head to ACK.

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Highlights from ICAST 2015

| August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

If you’ve been on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter these past few days you’ve probably seen hundreds of new product posts hyping the latest and greatest from this years ICAST convention in Orlando, Florida. Brands such as Hobie, Diablo Paddle sports, and Native all showed off new gear we can’t wait to get our hands on.

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2015 Fall Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboard Demo Days Announced

| August 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Austin Canoe & Kayak (ACK) is excited to announce their annual Fall Demo Day events featuring over 90 kayaks, canoes and stand up paddleboards as well as educational clinics from industry experts. Austin, Texas (August 18, 2015) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC, announces its annual Fall Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboard Demo Days & Outdoor Expo.

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Engel Limited Edition Pink Coolers

| July 15, 2015 | 3 Comments

Today walking through the endless lineup of tents and new products at the On the Water Demo at ICAST 2015 I was immediately drawn to the brand new Pink Engel Dry Box Cooler under the familiar blue Engel tent. The pink Engel Dry Box Cooler still boasts the original cooler’s best features including stainless steel screws, carry handles, and an air-tight “O” ring seal to keep your goods air and water tight.

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ACK to Sponsor Casting for a Cause Kayak Fishing Tournament for 3rd Consecutive Year

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

We are proud to announce our sponsorship of the 8th Annual Casting for a Cause Fishing Tournament in Port Aransas, Texas. Casting for a Cause is one of the fastest growing, non-profit fishing tournaments in the Coastal Bend accumulating over 2,500 anglers over the past 7 years and an expected 600 participants this year alone.

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The Rise of Demo Days

| April 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Austin Canoe & Kayak (ACK) Demo Days are ACK’s pride and joy. Since 2005, the Demo Days have been a favorite bi-annual tradition where vendors, customers and employees alike get together and get on the water.

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From One to Five: The Story of the ACK Stores

| April 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

What do you see when you find a small, locally owned kayak shop in Austin, Texas? Steve and Peter Messana, owners of Austin Canoe & Kayak (ACK), saw potential. They took a tiny specialty paddling shop and developed it into the booming business it is today. Starting with the flagship store in Austin, TX and then growing across Central Texas, ACK has developed into one of Texas’s largest kayak fishing and outdoor retailer while maintaining its mom-and-pop shop feel in each of its brick and mortar locations.

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The Roo Life

| April 9, 2015 | 2 Comments

The minute I set my eyes on a Kammok Roo I knew I had to own one. Not only is it attractive, local to Austin, and tear resistant but with the purchase of every Roo, Dragonfly, or Glider, Kammok is able to provide life-saving treatment to 5 children diagnosed with malaria in Africa.

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Austin Canoe & Kayak (ACK) Announces 10th Annual Spring Demo Days

| March 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Austin, Texas (March 10, 2015) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC, announces its 10th Annual Spring Demo Days & Outdoor Exposition. A total of four events will be held in locations based around ACK’s physical store locations with Houston and San Marcos/San Antonio on April 11th and 12th and Austin and North Houston (Spring) on the 18th and 19th.

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Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK) Donates $8,000 to San Antonio and Hill Country Heroes on the Water Chapters

| December 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Austin, Texas (December 16, 2014) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC, today announced donations totaling $8,000 were made to the San Antonio and Hill Country chapters of Heroes on the Water using money raised by its Kayak Angler Tournament Series (KATS) in 2014. Heroes on the Water is a 501c3 organization that serves veterans from all branches of the United States military by providing healing and rehabilitating kayak fishing outings that are physically and mentally therapeutic.

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