Category: Awards

  • NACK Paddlers Rescue Sailors in Distress

    NACK paddlers Colin Mullen and Dara Fee are featured in the December issue of Sea Kayaker magazine for their recent rescue of two sail boaters in Peconic Bay.  Very briefly, while on a paddling trip, they came across two sailors who had apparently gone overboard, without life vests (PFDs).  Neither was able to climb back […]

  • “Captain Kayak” Jerry Collins receives NACK Distinguished Service Award

    The Board of Directors of North Atlantic Canoe & Kayak is pleased to announce that they have presented Jerry Collins of Captain Kayak with our Distinguished Service Award.  Captain Jerry has served in the past as our vice president and provides our membership with a launch site at the shop on the Browns River in […]

  • Mayday Kayak Race Results

    Empire Kayaks 12th Annual Mayday On The Bay Kayak Race was the perfect way to kick off this year’s kayaking season. Over 60 kayakers enjoyed the sunshine and 80 degree temperature as they paddled around Garrett Marsh in this fun 3 mile race. James Kowalski of Lynbrook was first overall with a time of 24 […]

  • Kayak Awards Dinner

    The Annual Awards Dinner will be held at 5:30 Sunday, January 24th at the Harbor Crab in Patchogue.  For complete details check The Awards Dinner Flyer Members will be awarded recognition for service to the organization and for personal skills training accomplishments.

  • ACA Joe Pina Award goes to Elizabeth O'Connor

    We are proud to announce that Elizabeth O’Connor, NACK’s Director of Training has won the 2008 Joe Pina Award for exceptional volunteer effort on a regional and national level from the American Canoe Association. Elizabeth received the award at this year’s Annual Meeting in recognition of her extensive efforts in public outreach through NACK, the […]

  • NACK Honored by ACA

    We are pleased to announce that NACK has been awarded the ACA Stroke of Achievement Award for excellence in program development. This is one of ACA’s highest awards and was presented to NACK at the ACA Annual Meeting on November 4, 2006.