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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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6 Reasons to Get Your Kayak Lit Up with SuperNova LED Lights

6 Reasons to Get Your Kayak Lit Up with SuperNova LED Lights

| February 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

Wondering why you should invest in SuperNova LED Lights for your kayak? The super bright LED strips from SuperNova offer the kayaker many advantages. Here’s 6 reasons to get your kayak lit with SuperNova: 1. Safety First: Increased visibility of SuperNova LED Lights gives you peace of mind that everyone else on the water knows you’re […]

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Life Jacket Facts From The Safe Boating Campaign

Life Jacket Facts From The Safe Boating Campaign

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Keep these Life Jacket Facts in Mind Whatever kind of paddling you like to do, it’s important to always wear your life jacket (or PFD) while you’re out on the water. Think of it like wearing a seat belt in your car – you probably won’t find yourself in a situation where you need it, […]

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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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Think Paddling Safety First And Always Be Mindful Of Mother Nature!

Think Paddling Safety First And Always Be Mindful Of Mother Nature!

| July 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Remember Paddling Safety: Kayaking Comes With Exposure to the Elements Lately, as I have been scanning the various kayaking forums, I’m starting to notice a very disturbing trend among some of my fellow paddlers. In just the last 2 months, I have counted over a dozen instances where paddlers aren’t taking into account paddling safety […]

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Practical Solutions for Your Paddling Endeavors from North Water

Practical Solutions for Your Paddling Endeavors from North Water

| June 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

The name North Water isn’t anything new in the world of paddlesports or to ACK.com. In fact, the Vancouver based manufacturer is a widely known brand among experts and professionals in the field of paddling and professional rescue. The reason? Their variety of specialized products to help keep users comfortable, safe & organized come with […]

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Watch out for that… Goose?!?

Watch out for that… Goose?!?

| June 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Yup, you read that correctly. Goose and other animal encounters are happening all over the nation! Listen to Chris dela Torre elaborate on his unplanned entanglement with as he calls the “Gangsters of Nature” on the Calgary Eyeopener on CBC from Canada. On a serious note, it is important to remember that being adventure seekers […]

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Win a First Aid Kit for National Safety Month this June!

Win a First Aid Kit for National Safety Month this June!

| June 1, 2013 | 52 Comments

Designated as National Safety Month by the National Safety Council, June marks both the coming summer and a reminder to be safe in everything you do including adventuring outside. We thought this would be a great opportunity to remind readers about staying prepared with proper safety gear and in particular, first aid kits. Day Tripper […]

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SUP Safety: Life Jacket or Leash?

SUP Safety: Life Jacket or Leash?

| January 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

When the American Canoe Association (ACA) released their 2012 SUP Survey asking for paddlers to share opinions on lifejackets, leashes & legislation, we were a bit surprised by the data. The survey took into account responses from over 550 SUP paddlers from beginners to certified instructors. As a paddlesports company, we always recommend that paddlers wear a PFD […]

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Items You Need. No, Really, It’s the Law by Chris Payne (Payne’s Paddle/Fish)

Items You Need. No, Really, It’s the Law by Chris Payne (Payne’s Paddle/Fish)

| August 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

We recently came across a blog from Texas kayak angler Chris Payne regarding paddling laws and requirements. While these are state specific, they are still similar to what you find in other states. To be sure about the laws that apply to you, we encourage you to visit your state’s parks and wildlife department’s website. […]

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