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Looking for something fun to do while trying to beat those post-holiday blues? Stop by our booth at the Austin, Houston, and San Antonio Winter Boat Shows!
Fall Demo Days is on its way to a location near you! With over eighty kayaks to test and purchase, both experienced and new paddlers are in for a treat.
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.
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.
Are you looking for a kayak but overwhelmed by all the different choices? Well you’ve come to the right place!
With the ACK Demo Days just a few days past, I’ve turned my attention to my next event of the month. Our semi-annual ACK Demo Days are our biggest events of the year, however the National Hunting and Fishing Day event held the week after the Austin Demo Day is just as important to me.
DEMO Days are back in Austin! An event that is worth getting excited about has built anticipation throughout a long summer.
We have recently added a bunch of new Clearance and Closeout kayaks to our Outlet (you can see the full list here: When looking at this list it made me think about something we are often asked, “What is the difference between Closeout and Clearance?