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In the beginningPress releases
March 24, 2016

Connecticut Company Launches Hard-Shell Performance Packable Kayak – PAKAYAK

March 24, 2016 Higganum, CT – Pakayak, LLC, a Connecticut company is launching a new hard-shell performance, packable kayak that is about to revolutionize the market. Made in the U.S.A, the first model, a 14-foot touring/sea kayak nests inside itself and packs down to 3 ½ feet. It’s easy to carry, easy to store and eliminates the need for roof…
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WTNH Ann Nyberg Pakayak Interview
In the beginningTV interviews
February 11, 2016

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 and Zinelle Mackro of Higganum are the founders of a portable kayak that nests into itself for easy storing and carrying. It comes apart in six pieces and goes together with a patented clamping system.…
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Pakayak TV Interview
In the beginning
February 11, 2016

TV Interview with Ann Nyberg, WTNH News, click below

Through Day's connections and perseverance, we were offered an interview with Ann Nyberg, from News 8 and Network Connecticut. Click here or below to view. Thank you so much, Ann, for having us on your show. We so appreciate the interview. Please share and forward this on to all your friends! Here's the online article: "HIGGANUM, Conn. (WTNH) — Do…
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Haddam-Bulletin Pakayak article
In the beginningPrint articles
October 30, 2015

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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Pakayak News in Points East
In the beginningPrint articles
October 25, 2015

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 (PDF)...
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Pakayak News in Points East
In the beginning
October 7, 2015

They’re writing about us

We're in print! We had two articles come out last month about us. Click below to download and read them. Haddam Bulletin by Tanja Buzzi Moriarty Points East by Tyler Cornell
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In the beginning
September 8, 2015

See how she moves

While waiting to receive our full-scale prototype, we decided to see how the model looks and performs in water. Beautiful! (Please ignore the black electrical tape - we don't have mini clamps installed.)
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In the beginning
August 7, 2015

reSET Impact Challenge

We have just completed our submission for the second level of the reSET Impact Challenge. Above is the video we made for the submission. We made it through the first level being chosen as one of 40 out of over 100 organizations. The finalists will be announced at the end of August. We could be granted a portion of more than $60,000. The…
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