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August 2008 Issue 8,Vol 2
In This Issue
:: Back to School
:: Ocean Kayak 2009 Models
:: ACK Dealer of the Year!
:: Deal of the Week
:: Demo Days
:: Heritage Redfish 10
:: New Products From ACK
Back to School

Unfortunately it's here, the last month of summer vacation. It's crunch time. Time to pack in all those summer activities you've been meaning to do before it's back to the daily grind. Ugh.

Perhaps you made a list of places to visit, people to see, or acts to catch. Summer just isn't summer if you can't boast of one stellar activity or trip that puts a smile on your face. Or maybe you're more of the self-improvement sort... getting through a reading list, running that 6-minute mile, or learning to cook. Whatever your goals for this summer, the end is fast approaching.

Prepare yourself. Make sure to schedule a little "you" time... read that book, push that mile, and get that passport stamp. After all, its only summer once a year.

Good luck,
The ACK Staff
Ocean Kayak 2009 Models
Boats arriving soon!

Many of you have already seen the new Ocean Kayak Trident 11 and Trident 13 and have been asking when we will have them in stock.  While nothing is guaranteed when it comes to shipping, we do expect them in stock within two weeks.  They are already listed on our website and you are welcome to pre-order, we will ship the same day we receive them.

In addition to these two brand new models we are also adding the Kea, a kids boat as well as the Venus 11 to our model lineup.
Ocean Kayak Dealer of the Year!!!
Way To Go ACK!

For the second year in a row, ACK has been bestowed with the title of Ocean Kayak Specialty Dealer of the Year!  We thank you, our dedicated customers, for helping to make this happen.
Deal of the Week Reminder
Sign up for the Weekly Reminder

Just a reminder to all the faithful ACK fans, be sure to check out the Deal of the Week on our website. Make it even easier on yourself by signing up for a Weekly Reminder, which sends the current deal to your email Inbox.  These deals are on good for one week and one week only, so don't miss out on the incredible discounts on fantastic products!

Deal of the Week
Demo Day Weekends
Mark Your Calendars
Everything is set for the 4th annual ACK Fall Demo.  We can't wait to see our old friends and introduce new friends to paddling.

As always this event is free for everyone.  Don't miss the chance to test paddle over 50 different models and discuss the pros and cons of all our boats with the professionals.  This is the perfect opportunity to collect all of the information you need to make an informed decision plus we will also have all of the available 2009 models to see and test for the first time. 

Austin Sept. 20th and 21st
Hyde Park Quarries

San Marcos  Sept. 27th and 28th
Texas Ski Ranch

A Closer Look At A Special Kayak
Heritage Redfish 10

The Redfish 10 was a new addition last year to the very successful Redfish line of kayaks from Heritage and it personally made a big impact on me this year.  I am taller than most folks and have always found molded foot wells a little uncomfortable.  Heritage chose to include adjustable foot pegs with the Redfish 10 and this allows me greater comfort and the ability to stretch out and relax. 

The hull of the kayak is designed to allow good stability and maneuverability is all river conditions and decent tracking on open bodies of water.  The flat foot area is perfect for me to kneel and cast.  While I'm limited to casting, others with better balance also find this a perfect area to stand and sight the fish. 

The DVC Seating system is so comfortable you can sit for hours enjoying the water.  The tall mesh seat back utilizes part of the kayak to help support your back in addition to the mesh seat bottom cushion which dries quickly.  I really think you will enjoy this kayak for all adventures.

Red Fish

New Products from ACK

Dog VestNRS Dog PFD
Man's best friend should never be left behind... especially when it comes to the water. NRS has made a terrific PFD for 'Sparky' that is durable, easy to use, and won't restrain his swimming soul.

Paddle BagSeattle Sports Paddle Bag
For as much abuse as your equipment probably takes, having this added protection certainly won't hurt things. The Seattle Sports Paddle Bag offers that extra protection, with a few pockets to keep things conveniently organized. Now you won't have to hesitate when tossing those paddles in the back of your truck.
ACK offers our sincere thanks for taking the time to read our monthly newsletter. We hope you find it valuable and informative. If you have any suggestions or requests to make the newsletters better and more informative, please let us know.
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