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2014 ACK Winter Boat Show Season

2014 ACK Winter Boat Show Season

| December 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

The holidays are over, but the fun is just beginning. That’s right, it’s nearly time for the 2014 Winter Boat Shows! Each year we join these Houston, Austin and San Antonio based events with our huge assortment of kayaks. For the most part the shows revolve around powerboats but we at ACK have taken it […]

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Stay Prepared with the Weekender First Aid Kit

Stay Prepared with the Weekender First Aid Kit

| December 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Written by Spring Store Associate Kelsey Knowlden Emergency preparedness is an important aspect of outdoor adventures that often is overlooked or forgotten. What many people don’t realize is that it doesn’t usually take much. Getting a basic kit like the Weekender First Aid Kit and keeping it in your pack or car glove compartment can prepare […]

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Fibers Smaller Than a Strand of Human Hair

Fibers Smaller Than a Strand of Human Hair

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Written by Austin Assistant Store Manager Bill Newberry A towel might not be the first thing that comes to mind when listing out favorite paddling accessories, but it is for me. When I hit the water, I almost always have a McNett Microfiber Towel with me. With fibers smaller than a strand of human hair, […]

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Purchase a Tahoe SUP this Holiday Season & Score a FREE Paddle & DVD!

Purchase a Tahoe SUP this Holiday Season & Score a FREE Paddle & DVD!

| December 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘Tis the Season for Tahoe SUP Buy any Tahoe Rubicon, Bliss or Zephyr paddleboard this holiday season and, if you’re among the first 200 to do so,  you’ll receive a FREE, limited edition, Tahoe SUP Carbon / Bamboo adjustable paddle plus an Explore Project DVD! Make your purchase and we’ll be sure to send you […]

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9 New Products at ACK.com That You Should Be Excited About

9 New Products at ACK.com That You Should Be Excited About

| November 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

The ACK.com merchandising team is constantly finding and adding new products to the website year-round but as manufacturers prepare for 2014 this is the time of the year when we start to see some very exciting stuff heading our way. With so much awesome gear either in or on it’s way in, I decided to […]

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Apparel Options for Cold Weather Paddling

Apparel Options for Cold Weather Paddling

| October 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

There’s Lots of Options When it Comes to Cold Weather Paddling Summertime paddling apparel is easy. Throw on a lightweight t-shirt (or don’t), a swimsuit, a pair of water shoes and you’re set. Ok, it’s not always quite that simple, but the point is summertime is a breeze when you compare it to fall and […]

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ACK Austin Paddling Seminars Revamped for Fall

ACK Austin Paddling Seminars Revamped for Fall

| October 21, 2013 | 2 Comments

Got cold weather blues? ACK Austin Paddling Seminars are just what you need! With the Winter season slowly approaching the ACK Austin Store will be looking to take every one’s mind off of the rainy cold weather that would keep them off the water by holding several informative and fun paddling seminars. Here’s what you can […]

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Big Savings for Paddlers at ACK

Big Savings for Paddlers at ACK

| October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Save at Your Local ACK Store Our stores are full of savings for paddlers with plenty of ways score a good deal on a kayak, canoe or SUP and the best place to start is the Used Kayaks section on our website which shows you everything you can find at our various store locations. Do […]

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3 Simple Steps to Better Sun Protection

3 Simple Steps to Better Sun Protection

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

After four consecutive weekends of ACK events this month, I’ve gotten my fair share of sun. It’s been a lot of fun, but the bad news is that I haven’t done my best to consider sun protection while I’ve been out there. It wasn’t until a visit to my grandfather’s house prompted me to reconsider […]

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Youngest Stand Up Paddling Kid You’ve Ever Seen

| September 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Stand Up Paddling Is Easier Than You Think Or maybe this 2 year old just has some serious skills! I came across this video posted by the Paddling Headquarters and loved it. It showcases just how easy and fun Stand Up Paddling can really be. The beginning is a bit tedious with the unnecessary slow-mo’s […]

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