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ACK Presents: 10 Fun Facts for Earth Day

ACK Presents: 10 Fun Facts for Earth Day

| April 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Happy Earth Day! Today is about celebrating the beauty Earth has to offer and realizing that we can all make a difference when it comes to preserving and taking care of the environment we live in. Did you know that the average person generates over 4 pounds of trash every day and about 1.5 tons […]

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ACK.com and the “Heartbleed” Bug

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Security is a top priority for us and with the transactions we handle it is the utmost importance as Credit Card information as well as other personal information is something that our customers trust us with.  If you haven’t heard of the “heartbleed” bug, it is essentially a bug that was recently discovered that allowed […]

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How to Choose the Perfect Whitewater or Touring Kayak Paddle

How to Choose the Perfect Whitewater or Touring Kayak Paddle

| March 30, 2014 | 1 Comment

by Danny Mongno, Werner Paddles Marketing Manager Selecting the perfect kayak paddle is probably the most important decision you will make as a boater. That’s because the paddle is your engine, your tool to transfer energy to the water. Choosing the proper blade shape will allow you to perform at the highest level for your […]

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Gearing Up For Stand Up Paddling (SUP)

Gearing Up For Stand Up Paddling (SUP)

| March 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Stand up paddling (SUP) has been popular for many years now but it’s still a new and exciting concept for many paddlers. One of the greatest things about SUP is that it requires minimal gear and can take on just about any body of water (though having the right board for the job certainly helps). […]

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Travel Safe: How To Protect Your Bags and Belongings While Traveling

Travel Safe: How To Protect Your Bags and Belongings While Traveling

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you strategize for travel safety—and plan ahead—you can avoid becoming a victim of theft on the road. Keep these eight tips as you start packing up for your next getaway. From Eagle Creek Blogger Jessica Festa When traveling and exploring unfamiliar territory, your belongings become more vulnerable to being lost or stolen. That said, […]

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Viking Kayak Comes to ACK

Viking Kayak Comes to ACK

| March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

As many of you have seen/heard, we will now be adding Viking Kayak to our lineup. These boats are imported from over in New Zealand and we’re very excited to be the first US retailer to offer them. We plan on carrying 2 of the Viking Kayak models: the Profish Reload and the Profish 400 […]

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8 Ways to be a Backcountry Chef

8 Ways to be a Backcountry Chef

| March 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

From Eno Team Member, Carolyn Ellison With Spring in the air, our weekends will soon be filled with hammocking, camping, playing in rivers and then when we’re all done…we’ll be hungry. Cooking–or eating rather–is personally one of my favorite times of camping trips. You just can’t get that campfire taste at home. There is an art to cooking […]

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Yak Gear Announces US Distribution of Viking Kayaks

Yak Gear Announces US Distribution of Viking Kayaks

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Vikings are coming!  The Vikings are coming! Yak Gear is proud to announce the United States distribution of Viking Kayaks, a New Zealand based kayak manufacturer. As the United States distributor of Viking Kayaks and the accompanying line of paddling and fishing accessories, Yak Gear is distributing the newly designed Viking Kayak Profish Reload and the Viking Kayak […]

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YakAttack Surface Mount Retractor + StakeOut Pole Clip = Safe Boga Grips

YakAttack Surface Mount Retractor + StakeOut Pole Clip = Safe Boga Grips

| March 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

I recently had some time at the house to play around with the YakAttack Surface Mount Retractor and found it is quite handy to use in conjunction with the 3/4″ StakeOut Pole Clip that we sell. I use this combo to hold my Boga Grip to the lid of my Ocean Kayak. If you’re on the […]

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Native Ultimate FX Has Landed at ACK!

Native Ultimate FX Has Landed at ACK!

| March 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Native’s long awaited update to their highly popular hybrid canoe/kayak Ultimate series has landed at the ACK warehouse and for my unwrapping I couldn’t resist going with a St. Patty’s Day Green. So what’s new on the Native Ultimate FX? A whole lot. I opened up Ultimate FX 15 Solo, but it also comes in […]

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