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J.H. Whitney Capital Partners Acquires Confluence

Industry News

Release Date
April 22, 2014
Brand
Confluence Watersports
Confluence Watersports, parent company to eight market-leading paddlesports brands, today announced that it has been acquired by J.H. Whitney Capital Partners, LLC (“J.H.Whitney”), a private equity firm based out of New Canaan, Conn.
 
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Dagger Katana Wins Outside Magazine’s Prestigious Gear of the Year Award

Industry News

Release Date
April 10, 2014
Company
Confluence Watersports
Brand
Dagger
Dagger’s new Katana™ crossover kayak this week was awarded the prestigious Outside Magazine 2014 Gear of the Year award in the kayak category for its versatility, maneuverability, stability, and overall comfort.
 
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The 5th Annual Punta Sayulita Classic

Industry News

Release Date
February 19, 2014
Brand
Pucon Kayak Hostel
The Punta Sayulita resort community and presenting sponsor, The Riviera Nayarit Tourism Board, are pleased to announce the dates for the 5th Annual Punta Sayulita Classic to be held on March 7 – 9, 2014, in the beautiful surfside village of Sayulita, Mexico, 40 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta. Now in its 5th year, the Punta Sayulita Classic is regarded as one of the premier international surfing and stand-up paddle (SUP) events in North America attracting thousands of spectators and one of the deepest international fields of professional athletes and amateurs competing in longboard and stand-up paddle (SUP) surfing contests as well as in an array of exciting offshore SUP distance races.
 
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Greatest Distance by Stand Up Paddleboard (SUP) on flat water in 24 hours

Industry News

Release Date
January 02, 2014
Brand
Carbonerro
Guinness World Records has recognized San Diego Firefighter Robyn Benincasa as "Officially amazing" for the 90.7 miles she paddled non-stop on a stand up board in 24 hours on Nov 8th in Huntington Beach Harbor, CA.
 
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Pucon Kayak Hostel

Industry News

Release Date
February 15, 2014
Brand
Pucon Kayak Hostel
Pucon Kayak Hostel is offering unbelievable river experiences and lodging in the lake districts of Chile.
 
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Wenonah Announces Addition of C4 Waterman Brand

Industry News

Release Date
January 23, 2014
Brand
Wenonah
Today at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market, Bill Kueper, Vice President, Wenonah Canoe, Inc. and Todd Bradley, President C4 Waterman, Inc. announced the merger of C4 Waterman into Wenonah’s existing world-wide distribution network.
 
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Boardworks Surf Announces Michael Tavares as 2014 SUP Team Manager

Industry News

Release Date
January 28, 2014
Brand
Boardworks
Boardworks Surf is pleased to announce the addition of Michael Tavares as Team Manager for 2014! Mike T has been with us in many facets over the past 2 years and will add team manager to his list of titles at Boardworks.
 
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River Bassin' Tournament Trail

Industry News

Release Date
January 21, 2014
Brand
Jackson Kayak
January 21, 2014: In spring, 2014, the largest eco-friendly kayak, canoe, man-powered fishing tournament trail - the River Bassin’ Tournament Trail presented by Jackson Kayak - will set sail. Anglers from across the US will fish our nation’s rivers and creeks to catch and release a variety of black bass. Before releasing their catch, competitors will take a photo of the fish on a measuring board. At tournament’s end the angler, and team, with the longest combined catch will earn the victory.
 
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Pelican International, in conjunction with River Sports  Outfitters, Supports Ijams Nature Center in Knoxville, TN

Industry News

Release Date
January 21, 2014
Brand
Pelican
Pelican International, in conjunction with River Sports Outfitters, is extremely proud to announce that they will be supporting the Ijams Nature Center in Knoxville, Tennessee. Pelican and River Sports will work together to raise funds and awareness for the organization by donating stand-up paddleboards, kayaks and other plastic boats to the Center for use in programs and by visitors and members and the two will co-host events throughout the year.
 
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Industry News

Release Date
January 16, 2014
Brand
NRS
NRS Now Fully Employee Owned Moscow, ID (January 16, 2014) - NRS, leading manufacturer and distributor of innovative, rugged paddling gear and high-performance inflatable watercrafts, is excited to announce that, as of 2014, the company is 100% employee owned. NRS associates have assumed full ownership of the company after purchasing all outstanding stock from its independent shareholders. Since founding NRS in 1972, Bill Parks, a former business professor, has led the company according to his progressive values. Moving to an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) helps ensure Parks’ legacy as he nears his 80th birthday. “When I started NRS, I wanted to build the kind of company that treated its customers and employees they way I wanted to be treated,” says Parks. “Moving toward employee ownership is the best way for us to ensure that NRS retains that culture now and into the future.” The new program will complement the hard work that the company’s family of employees has put into the brand over many years. In addition to preserving NRS as an equitable and rewarding workplace, the move toward employee ownership also allows the company to be more competitive as the paddling industry...
 
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Legendary Paddler Steve Fisher Joins Jackson Kayak

Industry News

Release Date
January 16, 2014
Brand
Jackson Kayak
Jackson Kayak is happy to announce that Steve Fisher has agreed to join Team JK. Steve’s roll will be two-fold with his focus on stepping up his paddling game and in video production. Fisher comes with years of experience as a competitive paddler, adventurer and filmmaker.
 
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Werner Paddles moves Danny Mongno into marketing manager role.

Industry News

Release Date
January 03, 2014
Brand
Werner
Opening week of 2014 at Werner Paddles marked a new beginning as 11 year veteran of the company, Danny Mongno, takes over as the marketing manager. Effective immediately he will work with a strong management team to continue to showcase the brand as the premiere paddle line for touring, whitewater, SUP and fishing.
 
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Jimmy Lewis Auction to Raise Big Money for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Industry News

Release Date
January 03, 2014
Brand
  • International Canoe Federation
  • Jimmy Lewis
An Auction Listing for the 14' Jimmy Lewis "Stiletto" Racing Sup Starts On eBay for One Dollar Today; All Proceeds to Benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Miami in a 10-day Auction Leading Up to the 4th Annual Orange Bowl Paddle Championship On Sunday, January 12.
 
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Westcomb to debut new SUBZERO line of parkas at ORWM ‘14

Industry News

Release Date
January 02, 2014
Brand
Westcomb
Westcomb, the award-winning designer and Canadian manufacturer of performance outdoor apparel, is debuting an all-new collection of parkas in January at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market.
 
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Laird StandUp appoints Marketing/Sales/Team Manager

Industry News

Release Date
December 18, 2013
Brand
Laird Hamilton
Nidecker USA, the distributor of Yes, Jones, Slash & Nidecker Snowboards, Now Bindings and Laird StandUp Paddle boards have hired Mark Paaluhi for Marketing/Sales/Team Manager for the Laird StandUp brand.
 
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