Tag: Hobie

Asian Cowboys Kayak Sailing with the Hobie Mirage Tandem Island Kayak

Asian Cowboys Kayak Sailing with the Hobie Mirage Tandem Island Kayak

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Get ready for some fun with Dphams and RexDelRey, Hobie Tandem Island Adventurers and prostaffers with our ACK Houston store. Ya..these guys have a good time. Enjoy! Itching to Give the Hobie Mirage Tandem Island Kayak a Try ACK Houston’s prostaffers, RexDelRey and Dphams, had been planning a trip to hit the rigs on their Hobie […]

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Hobie Gulf Coast Island Club

Hobie Gulf Coast Island Club

| May 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

We’re excited to announce that with help from our friends, the Island Adventurers, we at ACK will be organizing the Hobie Gulf Coast Island Club.  This will be an opportunity to meet other Hobie Mirage Adventure Island and Hobie Mirage Tandem Island owners and share passions for the waterways and oceans of our world. It will assist in the introduction […]

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What Sunglasses Should I Buy?

What Sunglasses Should I Buy?

| March 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Buying sunglasses is never an easy task. There are dozens of manufacturers out there and usually each one offers anywhere from 50-150 different styles of sunglasses. A retail location may carry up to 10 different manufacturers at one time! With all of these options presented to you, it is hard to even fathom where to even begin. […]

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Show Season Encore!

Show Season Encore!

| February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

We had a blast this year at the various Texas Boat Shows. We loaded up our kayaks and displayed them proudly alongside hundreds of motorized boats in Houston, Austin and San Antonio throughout the month of January. Well, we had so much fun that we decided we wanted some more opportunities to show off our stuff! […]

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Peep Show

Peep Show

| January 25, 2013 | 1 Comment

Been having a blast at all of the Texas Boat Shows and just wanted to give you a peep at our booth for each one. Our stores work overtime to man both the shows and their respective locations, and always have a blast in the end seeing old faces and meeting new ones. We’ve had […]

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Sailing with the Hobie Adventure Island

Sailing with the Hobie Adventure Island

| January 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

I had never sailed anything yet but it has been something I have yearned to do. So, for my birthday I decided to take out the Hobie Adventure Island and fulfill this lifelong goal. After only have been shown once how to rig the kayak up with the sail, akas and amas, I set out […]

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Top 10 Kayaks For Cold Weather Paddling

Top 10 Kayaks For Cold Weather Paddling

| December 5, 2012 | 4 Comments

A few months back, I wrote a short piece that caused a bit of a stir. Apparently “storing your kayak for the winter” didn’t resound well with many, especially those residing in more temperate regions (tongue in cheek of course). But the reality for many is that the idea of putting a kayak out of […]

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Photos: 2nd Hobie World Fishing Championships Roll Into Central Texas

Photos: 2nd Hobie World Fishing Championships Roll Into Central Texas

| November 5, 2012 | 1 Comment

The 2nd Hobie Fishing World Championships is taking place (right now!) in central Texas and ACK couldn’t be happier to be a part of it all. On Friday, the team boats (Hobie Pro Angler 12) arrived at a warehouse where they were unpackaged, rigged with all the sponsored gear and loaded onto trucks for transportation […]

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New for 2013 in Kayak Models and Features

New for 2013 in Kayak Models and Features

| October 3, 2012 | 2 Comments

Even though 2013 isn’t quite here yet, many of our kayak vendors have already started delivering new kayaks, some never before seen models and others with updated features. Some of the most notable launches are the new Native Watercraft Slayer, Feel Free Moken 12.5 & 14 and the sharp looking Wave Sport Ethos Ten. Also, […]

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ACK a Hit at the Summer Boat Show in Houston, Texas

ACK a Hit at the Summer Boat Show in Houston, Texas

| June 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

You might have seen our blog post earlier this month about the Houston Summer Boat show. Well, it started this past Wednesday (June, 20th) and ACK has already made a splash! Pictured is Houston ACK staff Jerron giving a Mirage Drive Demo of the Hobie Outback (photo credit to the Houston Chronicle). You might recognize […]

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