Tag: choosing a kayak

New Video: Kayaks 101 – Differences Between Kayak Designs

| February 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

Are you looking for a kayak but overwhelmed by all the different choices? Well you’ve come to the right place! In our continuing “101″ video series, ACK’s Roland Jimenez walks you through the basics of choosing the right kayak by identifying the differences between sit-inside, sit-on-top, whitewater, touring and the canoe/kayak hybrid design types. Still […]

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Choosing the Right Kayak

| September 14, 2012 | 1 Comment

Knowing which kayak is right for you is a question we are always trying to help answer. In fact, it’s a subject we’ve talked about quite a bit this year! Since our Texas customers will be getting all the expert advice they want at our 2012 Fall Demo Days, we thought this would be a good […]

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To Tandem or Not…That is the Question

| July 5, 2011 | 13 Comments

A Pro/Con comparison between Tandem and Single Kayaks I can’t even count the number of times I’ve heard the phrase “I want to buy a tandem so that I can either paddle alone or with my…” only to find that after a few trips, that same person actually finds themselves paddling alone the majority of […]

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ACK San Marcos Seminar Recap

| January 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

On Friday, January 7th, San Marcos ACK held an informal seminar with Chris Roberts. Chris has a long history in the paddle sports industry. He worked for Wilderness Systems in 1996 and continued on as the Production Manager after they merged with Confluence Watersports through 2001. Today Chris is working with Pyranha and Feel Free […]

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ACK Seminars: Understanding the Differences Between Kayaks

| December 16, 2010 | 1 Comment

Speaker: Chris Roberts Date: Friday, January 7th 2011 Time: 5pm-7pm Location: ACK San Marcos Store Address: 4554 South IH35, San Marcos, Texas 78666 ACK San Marcos would like to invite you to join us for a free seminar discussing the differences between the many styles of kayaks. With so many different types and models available […]

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Which Kayak is Right For Me?

| July 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

The process of purchasing a kayak is the same as any other luxury item: discover your need, research the possibilities, and finally, experience the ride. Kayaks are manufactured by companies who emphasize different aspects of the kayaking experience; some rely on flotation stability and accessibility of features.  Other companies might build their kayaks specifically for […]

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