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Save the Date- Fall ACK Demo Days is in Two Months!

| July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

ACK Demo Days – Fall 2014 Save the date- The ACK Fall 2014 Demo Days are only two months out! As always  this FREE event will feature a gigantic selection of paddlecraft for you to check out as well as paddling & outdoor clinics from our vendors and other experts. Not to mention, we will continue […]

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Wanderlust: Takachiho Gorge

| June 5, 2014 | 2 Comments

As the second installment in our Wanderlust series,we thought it would be fitting to write a post on one of our most popular Facebook destinations, Takachiho Gorge. The photo of paddlers beneath the canopy of foliage amongst a waterfall has garnered quite a bit of attention so without further ado we would like to take you on a trip to […]

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How to Choose a Paddle That’s Right For You

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Blade shape and paddling style – From a Fisherman’s perspective Simply put, if you focus on a paddle that fits you it will means less fatigue, more time on the water and more fish in your boat.  A lot goes into a great paddling paddle and each manufacture will happily tell their story, so do your […]

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10 Reasons To Go Paddling

| May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

At ACK we love paddling for a number of reasons- but we don’t want to focus on why we are obsessed! We took to our Facebook page and asked all of our customers what makes them want  to go out paddling and got some great answers. Y’all answered with everything from waking up to getting excited […]

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You’re Wearing What To Work?

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Whether you paddle a canoe, kayak or SUP, we at ACK want you to be safe on the water. The easiest way to do is is by wearing your personal flotation device, or PFD. We’re happy to share this piece about the upcoming Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day by Rachel Johnson, Executive Director […]

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You Saw What?! 10 Interesting On The Water Finds

| February 28, 2014 | 4 Comments

We asked our Facebook fans, “What’s the strangest thing you’ve found while out on the water?” As you might imagine, there were some interesting responses. Here were 10 of our favorites on the water finds: 1. A canoe which had been lost in a tornado and floated 30 miles down river. (It was returned to […]

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Tips for Cleaning Your CamelBak

| January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Kelsey from ACK Houston give tips on cleaning your CamelBak. “Do you have to clean your CamelBak? Even if you just put water in it?” I’ve been asked about this several times recently and thought I would write a bit about it for our online readers. The answer is yes. Ideally you should clean and air […]

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The New Portable Camp Chair (and Table) Solution

| January 23, 2014 | 3 Comments

One issue I face when going kayak camping or backpacking is how to bring along my camp chair. I have a Kelty Folding Mesh Chair which I love using on camp outs and tailgates, but at 8 lbs and nearly 3 feet tall when packed down it’s not a truly portable camp chair option. Often […]

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Life Jacket Facts From The Safe Boating Campaign

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Keep these Life Jacket Facts in Mind Whatever kind of paddling you like to do, it’s important to always wear your life jacket (or PFD) while you’re out on the water. Think of it like wearing a seat belt in your car – you probably won’t find yourself in a situation where you need it, […]

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5 Most Common Paddling Goals for 2014

| January 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

With a new year comes new adventure and paddlers everywhere are looking ahead to what they want 2014 to hold for them and their kayak, canoe or paddle board. I decided to find out what types of paddling goals were being set by asking our ACK social pages. Here were the 5 most common paddling […]

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