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Reviews

GearJunkie Review is in print!
“During my 6+ hour test on a river in Connecticut and on the choppy Long Island Sound, I kept experiencing two opposing disbeliefs: When I...

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First review, by Outside Magazine, is published
We traveled out to Laguna Beach, CA to meet up with Corey Hass from IndefinitelyWild who reviews kayaks for Outside Magazine. Had a great paddle,...

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Press Releases

Packable kayaks are a dream come true, Pakayak more than 110% funded with 1 day left to pre-order at reduced rates
***Members of the media interested interviewing a representative from Pakayak on this topic are encouraged to contact James Judge at 813.279.8335 or jpjudge@judgepr.com.***   HIGGANUM,...

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Pakayak 81 percent funded with 5 days left
***Members of the media interested interviewing a representative from Pakayak on this topic are encouraged to contact James Judge at 813.279.8335 or jpjudge@judgepr.com.***   HIGGANUM,...

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Web Articles

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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If you fancy kayaking either as a sport or just a hobby, you are aware of the struggle that comes with transporting a kayak. Moreover,...

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The Pakayak Packable Portable Kayak is the ultimate best portable kayak that you can take on any trip without bothering with mounting it on top...

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One of the main problems for urban residents, supporters of active recreation on the water, is the transportation and storage of a fairly large inventory,...

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Доски для сёрфинга и байдарки не слишком-то легко транспортировать: они большие, неудобные,порой тяжёлые. А если надувные — то сразу хрупкие. За одним исключением. Pakayak — это каяк-матрёшка. И он помещается в рюкзак....

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Surfboards, paddle boards, kayaks… They’re not exactly easily transportable. You need to basically have a giant truck or SUV, or attach it to the roof...

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Marilyne Marchand: Waiting for my Pakayak
Marilyne, one of our Kickstarter Backers, wrote: …I got really enthusiastic a few months ago when stumbling on the Kickstarter campaign of a new company...

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Mold In Graphics: Convertible Kayak Travels Anywhere On Your Back
You may have seen the new video on Kickstarter for this new kayak kit, if not just let your imagination become reality with this new...

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Have you ever ever needed to pack a kayak in your again and principally go kayaking anyplace and anytime you need? Possibilities aren’t many people...

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Netherlands Enterprise Agency: Patent Blog article
Octrooiblog: spelevaren met de deelbare kano van Pakayak Als kanoliefhebber wil je in de zomer graag het water op. Maar het kan soms lastig zijn...

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I saw this kickstarter today for a Pakayak and thought, wow this could really interest RV’ers where storage space is at a premium. I have...

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Wanderluxe: Pakayak: A Kayak That Fits into Your Backpack, If You Ever Need One
Generally not top-of-the-packing list for your weekend away, transporting a kayak requires a truck, a roof rack, and a buddy. Well yes, you could rent...

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Dornob: Collapsible Kayak Saves Space and the Oceans
Love the great outdoors but get tired of schlepping all that gear? Well, if you’re a kayaker, things are about to get easier. Pakayak is...

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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...

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For a lot of adventurers, a day of kayaking often involves first strapping a full-size kayak to the roof of a car and sometimes carrying...

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If you live anywhere near the Adirondacks, you know that lugging your kayak up north can sometimes be kind of a challenge, that is if...

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The fun and adventure of kayaking often comes with the caveat of having to strap the long boat to the top of your car. To...

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Kayaks, by nature, are both extremely portable yet simultaneously a pain in the ass to transport. You can paddle a kayak anywhere on the water...

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TV Interviews

CNBC Asia: Fancy a portable, packable kayak?
Hosted by Pauline Chiou Pakayak is a high performance kayak which you can pack into a 3.5 foot rolling package, inventor Doug Mackro explains. Watch interview…...

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CPTV Made In Connecticut II
Christina DeFranco and team report on companies crowdfunding in Connecticut. The show aired on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 8pm....

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WTNH/Ann Nyberg: The World’s First Nesting Kayak
Do you spend your summers on the water, are you a kayaker? Do you have a tough time figuring out where to store it? Doug...

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Print Articles

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...

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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,”...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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