Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK) Named Retailer of the Year by Kayak Angler Choice Awards

KACA_Retailer_14Austin, Texas (November 24, 2014) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC, was named “Kayak Angling Retailer of the Year” by the “Kayak Angler Choice Awards” for the fourth year in a row.

Kayak Anglers Choice Awards (KACA) is a joint venture between YakAngler.com and KayakFishingRadio.com honoring individuals, companies, products, events, websites and organizations all within the kayak angling community. Kayak anglers from across the globe nominate and vote for their favorites in a variety of different categories.

“Austin Kayak has deep roots in the kayak angling community and we are excited that our customers once again voted us as Retailer of the Year,” said Peter Messana, CEO of MSP Holdings. “We strive to provide the best product selection and customer service and are proud that our customers chose to reward us with this honor.”

According to the organizers of the Kayak Anglers Choice Awards, over 15,000 unique voters participated this year resulting in three winners in each of the 10 categories. Continue reading Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK) Named Retailer of the Year by Kayak Angler Choice Awards

Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK) Receives 3rd Kayak Angler Choice Award

Austin, Texas (November 15th, 2013) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC is honored to have received the “Kayak Angling Retailer of the Year Award” of the “Kayak Angler Choice Awards” for the third year in a row.

KACA 2013 RetailerKayak Anglers Choice Awards (KACA) is a joint venture between YakAngler.com and KayakFishingRadio.com honoring individuals, companies, products, events, websites and organizations all within the kayak angling community. Kayak anglers from across the globe nominate and vote for their favorites in a variety of different categories.

“What really sets this apart from other awards we have received is the direct connection to our kayak angling customers” said Peter Messana, CEO, “a segment of the industry in which we are deeply rooted and value, we are honored.”

“We are serious about satisfying the needs of our customers. We listen to our customers needs and understand the latest trends and top products. We are committed to delivering those top products to our customers. There is nothing more rewarding than being recognized for this effort.” added Steve Messana, President.

According to the organizers of the Kayak Anglers Choice Awards, over 9,000 unique voters participated this year resulting in three winners in each of 10 categories. For more information about the 2013 Kayak Angler’s Choice awards visit: www.yakangler.com.

About MSP Holdings, LLC

MSP Holdings, LLC operates Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), an award-winning paddlesports and outdoor retailer and Rack Boys a vehicle rack and sports travel outfitter dedicated to providing exceptional customer service. Both retail outfits are based out of the central Texas area, with their respective online stores at www.ACK.com and www.RackBoys.com and within four physical locations in Austin, San Marcos, Spring and Houston, Texas.

If you’d like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with MSP Holdings, LLC, please call Malcolm Holmes at 512-687-3010, or email pr@austinkayak.com.

 

Kayak Fishing Bondoggle w/ YakTastic Adventures

At ACK, we’re big fans of kayak fishing. Well, our friends at YakTastic Adventures, a kayak fishing film community, attended a recent kayak fishing event called The Boondoggle and we have to say it looks like a ton of fun! The Boondoggle is a joint venture put on by YakAngler.com and KayakFishingRadio.com and offers kayak anglers a chance to meet new people, paddle new locations and hang out and fish with kayak anglers from around the country. We’re doing our best to get these guys to come down to Texas for their next stop. Check out the video below from Merritt Island and for more details about the Boondoggle, click here.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=or_AAL64aYQ

 

Joseph @ACK

Press Release: Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK) Receives 2nd Kayak Angler Choice Award

Austin, Texas (November 9th, 2012) – Outdoor retailer, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC is honored to have received the “Kayak Angling Retailer of the Year Award” in the “Kayak Angler Choice Awards” for the second year in a row.

Kayak Anglers Choice Awards (KACA) is a joint venture between YakAngler.com and KayakFishingRadio.com honoring individuals, companies, products, events, websites and organizations all within the kayak angling community. Kayak anglers from across the globe nominate and vote for their favorites in a variety of different categories.

“What really sets this apart from other awards we have received is the direct connection to our kayak angling customers” said Peter Messana, MSP Holdings CEO, “a segment of the industry in which we are deeply rooted and value, we are honored.”

According to the organizers of the Kayak Anglers Choice Awards, over 5,000 unique voters participated this year resulting in three winners in each of 12 categories. For more information about the 2012 Kayak Angler’s Choice awards visit: www.yakangler.com.

About MSP Holdings, LLC

MSP Holdings, LLC operates Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), an award-winning paddlesports and outdoor retailer and Rack Boys a vehicle rack and sports travel outfitter dedicated to providing exceptional customer service. Both retail outfits are based out of the central Texas area, with their respective online stores at www.AustinKayak.com and www.RackBoys.com and within four physical locations in Austin, San Marcos, Spring and Houston, Texas.

If you’d like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with MSP Holdings, LLC, please call Roland Jimenez at 512-687-3010, or email pr@austinkayak.com.

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We Need Your Votes!

Just a reminder that voting ends soon…and we need your votes! As you probably know by now (we’re not shy), ACK has been nominated for a chance to win the Kayak Anglers Choice Award for Kayak Angling Retailer of the year and we need your votes! As a token of our appreciation for taking the time to do this, simply click here to request one of our free classic ACK stickers. Of course, you don’t have to vote for ACK to get a sticker nor do you have to request a free sticker but why wouldn’t you? To begin the process, click here.

Press Release: Austin Canoe and Kayak Receives Two Awards

Austin, Texas (October 6th, 2011) – Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a national paddlesports and outdoor retailer, is honored to have accepted the 2011 Bizrate® Circle of Excellence award for the third year in a row along with the 2011 Kayak Angler’s Choice award for Outfitter/Retailer/Kayak Fishing Supplier of the Year.

The Bizrate Circle of Excellence award recognizes those online retailers within the Bizrate Insights Network who have demonstrated outstanding performance, as rated by their customers, throughout a one-year period.

The Kayak Angler’s Choice Award, organized by KayakFishingRadio.com and YakAngler.com was designed to honor individuals, retailers, manufacturers and other organizations associated with the kayak fishing industry.

“The Circle of Excellence award is one of the most honorable awards any online retailer could receive,” said Peter Messana, Austin Canoe and Kayak CEO, “knowing that it’s a direct result of our customer’s feedback validates our commitment to a higher-level of customer service and we can’t thank them enough for their support.”

Steve Messana, Austin Canoe and Kayak President, added: “Everyone at ACK prides themselves on providing the community with exemplary service and support and both of these awards reinforce our mission and remind us how important our customers are.”

This year, only 84 online retailers received the Bizrate® Circle of Excellence award, representing 1.7% of all online retailers within the Bizrate Insights North American Retailer Network. In 2011, over 5,000 online retailers in North America were considered for the award. The ratings are from direct feedback, collected at the point-of-sale and after the delivery of goods, from customers concerning seven key satisfaction indicators.

For more information about the 2011 Bizrate® Circle of Excellence award visit: http://www.bizrate.com/boutique/2011circleofexcellence.html

For more information about the 2011 Kayak Angler’s Choice awards visit: http://kayakfishingradio.com/?p=675

About Austin Canoe and Kayak

Founded over 20 years ago, Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK) is an award-winning paddlesports and outdoor retailer based out of Central Texas dedicated to providing exceptional customer service and the widest selection of paddlesports and outdoor equipment. ACK operates three physical retail shops in Austin, San Marcos and Houston, Texas and an online store at www.AustinKayak.com.

If you’d like more information about this topic, or to schedule an interview with Austin Canoe and Kayak, please call Roland Jimenez at 512.687.3010, or email pr@austinkayak.com.

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