Delta Sky: Pakayak Makes the Hot List!

Pakayak makes the Hot List in the June 2017 edition of Delta's Sky Magazine. Check it out next time you fly Delta or online here.

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Pakayak: A kayak you can carry on your back

DANBURY — Doug Mackro has been kayaking since the 1980s, and he’s not picky about where he goes. “I like to go anywhere there is water — any kind, any day, anywhere,” he said. “If I get eight inches off...

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New Haven Register: Connecticut small business Pakayak is the latest evolution in kayaking

...Doug said the company is focused on giving back to the environment. Every model will be named after an endangered species. “namely a keystone species,” Doug said, and Pakayak is donating a portion of the profits for protection of...

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Milford Mirror: Local woman on team that created nesting kayak

Kickstarter campaign underway to get Pakayaks on the water The partners have designed and prototyped their first product, the Bluefin 14, a hard-shell 14-foot touring kayak that can be broken down and nested within itself to a size of only...

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Hartford Courant: Haddam Startup Creates Collapsible Kayak

Doug Mackro took a perfectly good kayak and broke it into pieces. But he had a way to fit them all back together again. And he patented it. The collapsible kayak, which fits in a 3½-foot backpack, is called...

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Haddam Bulletin: Higganum Inventor Says Pakayak!

By Tanja Buzzi Moriarty Higganum couple Doug and Zinelle Mackro are looking to make a splash with their new invention called Pakayak (pronounced Pack-A-Yak), the world’s first sectional nesting system. Read more (PDF)…

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Points East: Pakayak, a nesting kayak, is well engineered

By Tyler Cornell We live it, we eat it, and breathe it." That is how Haddam, Conn., resident Doug Mackro described his and his wife Zinelle Peterson's efforts to create a patented nesting cruising kayak called the Pakayak. Read more...

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