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How LuminAid Got Started

How LuminAid Got Started

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

From the founders of LuminAid, Anna Stork and Andrea Sreshta. The two share an interest in solar lighting technology and a common belief that design and design thinking can be used to solve problems at a global scale, including improving access to basic resources such as lighting and power.  The LuminAID solar light was designed to […]

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Walk Through The Front Doors of ACK San Antonio Without Leaving Your Couch

Walk Through The Front Doors of ACK San Antonio Without Leaving Your Couch

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

ACK San Antonio, the newest ACK location to open, can now be visited online via a Google Virtual Tour. ACK San Antonio is the second store to be featured in this way after ACK Austin was uploaded earlier this month. We’re thrilled that customers or just interested persons can now navigate through the store just […]

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ACK Supports Local Paddlesports Community With 7th Annual Spring Demo Days Event

ACK Supports Local Paddlesports Community With 7th Annual Spring Demo Days Event

| March 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Austin, Texas (March 11th, 2013) – Outdoor retailer Austin Canoe and Kayak (ACK), a division of MSP Holdings, LLC., announces its 7th Annual Spring Demo Days & Outdoor Exposition. A total of four events will be held in locations based around ACK’s physical stores with Austin and North Houston (Spring) on April 5th and 6th, […]

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Fitting Railblaza To The Old Town Predator 13 & Ocean Kayak Big Game II Mounting Plates

Fitting Railblaza To The Old Town Predator 13 & Ocean Kayak Big Game II Mounting Plates

| March 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

From the Railblaza Team Railblaza sponsored UK angler Ian Pickering (Ocean Kayak UK Fishing Team) has been putting his thinking cap on and applying a little DIY to make use of his Railblaza accessories on the Old Town Predator 13 fishing kayak. The Predator 13 comes with mount plates fitted to the gunnels, which allow the mounting of […]

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Packing Smart for Adventure Travel

Packing Smart for Adventure Travel

| March 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

An extended adventure vacation can be a life changing event, so don’t let disorganization bring you down! Packing smart for adventure travel really means packing light, taking less and keeping things organized. Below are some useful packing tips to help you do just that. Choose The Right Travel Bag Whether it’s a rolling suitcase, big […]

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10 Pieces of Advice For 1st Time Paddlers

10 Pieces of Advice For 1st Time Paddlers

| March 6, 2014 | 1 Comment

We asked our Facebook fans, “What’s one piece of advice you’d give to a 1st time paddler?” Some of the responses were serious and some were just downright funny. Here’s 10 of our favorites: 1. Don’t go without wearing your PFD. — Advice from Don P., JT L., Gary L., Lisa W., Billy M., Jonathan B., Travis […]

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6 Tips On Surf Launching For Offshore Kayak Fishing

6 Tips On Surf Launching For Offshore Kayak Fishing

| March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

From the Yak Gear / Railblaza Team Paddling through the rough surf for an offshore kayak fishing adventure, more commonly referred to as surf launching, can be challenging depending on your specific location, the weather conditions, and the size of the swells you are battling!  Done properly, surf launching can be a painless hurdle on […]

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Pack-It, The Revolutionary Way to Pack Your Luggage

Pack-It, The Revolutionary Way to Pack Your Luggage

| March 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

by the Eagle Creek team “How do I pack it all?” This is the challenge that nearly every type of traveler faces, whether planning for a quick overnight trip or an extended getaway. You’ve got clothes, toiletries, laptops, phones, digital cameras, itineraries, jackets, guide books and so much more. So, how do you manage to fit it […]

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Take A Stroll Through the ACK Austin Store

Take A Stroll Through the ACK Austin Store

| March 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ever wonder what it’s like to visit an ACK store in person? Well now you can see one for yourself! ACK Austin is the first of our stores to have it’s very own Google Virtual Tour, which allows you to navigate through the store just as you would navigate through Google Maps using Street View. […]

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You’re Wearing What To Work?

You’re Wearing What To Work?

| March 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Whether you paddle a canoe, kayak or SUP, we at ACK want you to be safe on the water. The easiest way to do is is by wearing your personal flotation device, or PFD. We’re happy to share this piece about the upcoming Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day by Rachel Johnson, Executive Director […]

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