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JACKSON KAYAK CRUISE FD WITH FLEX DRIVE OFFERS ANOTHER PEDAL OPTION

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SPARTA, TN (JULY 2017)   – Pedal or paddle with the Jackson Kayak Cruise FD all-purpose kayak. Built for the recreational paddler and powered by the unique Flex Drive system, the Cruise FD adapts to any paddling needs including fishing. The Flex Drive is easily deployed with the flip of a lever to aid in launching and beaching, provides easy access to the propeller to remove weeds and an interchangeable electric motor head unit will be released in 2018.

The Jackson Kayak Cruise FD kayak features the patent-pending Flex Drive system which allows for hands-free forward and reverse propulsion. Jackson Kayak’s Flex Drive System can quickly adapt from deep to shallow water navigation without having to move the main pedal drive unit.

Kayakers will appreciate these Cruise FD features:

  • Patent-pending Flex Drive for hands-free forward and reverse propulsion
  • Tri-prop propeller is protected by a dagger board for navigating shallow waters
  • Hinged prop cover can be opened while the prop is raised to easily clean any debris and completed closed and sealed when the drive is deployed
  • Built on the Cruise hull with less rocker for better speed and increased flatwater tracking
  • Ergo Seat with 3D breathable mesh fabric and lumbar support can be reclined for better positioning for pedaling. With Hi-Lo and Fore-Aft trimming for better comfort and ergonomics while pedaling. The Ergo seat can also be removed for use on shore.
  • Standing pad for comfort while standing
  • Large bow hatch with easy opening latches
  • Small rear day hatch with additional bungees for securing gear
  • Integrated rudder control system for easy steering while pedaling
  • Track systems for easy customization with fishing or other accessories
  • Suggested retail $ 2,199

“The Cruise FD expands on the new Jackson Kayak Flex Drive family with a solid recreational platform that is quick, nimble and ready for casual tours or customized for fishing adventures,” explained Damon Bungard, Jackson Kayak Product Manager.

About Jackson Kayak

Jackson Kayak was founded in 2003 by Eric Jackson and Tony Lunt. Located in Sparta, Tennessee, near the Caney Fork River, Jackson Kayak designs, builds, and manufactures leading whitewater, fishing and exploration paddlesports products. With the motto “Build it like it’s your own”, all products are Made in the USA in growing support of the local Tennessee economy. Market leaders in both the whitewater and kayak fishing, kayak manufacturing and strong in the exploration sector, Jackson Kayak continues to introduce new product lines each year. Jackson Kayak’s success is largely due to delivering high quality products through paddlesports specialty shops globally; all supported by regional, national and international team members who are engaged to promote the paddling lifestyle.

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JACKSON KAYAK’S LISKA OFFERS KAYAK ANGLERS A VERSATILE, STABLE FISHING PLATFORM AT A GREAT PRICE POINT

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SPARTA, TN (July 24, 2017) The Liska is a reborn version of our best-selling Cuda series. Wider, more stable and updated with features that entry-level kayak anglers are looking for … and experienced anglers demand.  The Liska is well-suited to a wide variety of water types and fishing styles and includes functional versatility for any fishing style.  This boat will be ideal for value-minded kayak anglers focused on flat water conditions who want more portability than some larger, heavier models.

Kayak anglers will appreciate these Liska features:

  • Wider hull creates a more stable standing platform than the original Cuda, meaning it is better suited to larger paddlers, beginners and more gear.
  • Stand and sit with ease – comfortable, padded standing area is standard.
  • Hi-Lo Ergo seat system features hi/lo positioning and track-mounted seat system means infinite trimming fore and aft.  The seat can still easily be removed for use at camp or lounging on the bank, or replacement with an Orion 25 Coolerwith Handibak.
  • Center hatch with easy fish-finder integration option and/or ample tackle storage while maximizing floor area. Accessory track on top of cover for mounting fish finders or other accessories.
  • Multiple rod, tackle and deck storage options.
  • Transducer ready
  • Gear tracks on either side of seat and on large open stern storage area.
  • Flush mount rod holders
  • Standard accessories like RAM Mounts® fishing rod holder
  • Paddle holder molded in front hatch
  • Molded handle on stern

“The Liska is the namesake of Jan Liska, our European Team Manager who was killed in an avalanche while skiing in the French Alps,” explained Jackson Kayak Product Manager Damon Bungard. “Jan was a pioneer for kayak fishing in Europe, and wanted nothing more than to share his passion with others. We think he’d be very stoked on what the Liska offers as an overall package to beginning and advanced kayak anglers, and hope you will too.”

The Liska will available Spring 2018 at Jackson Kayak dealers. Manufacturer suggested retail price is $1,349.

About Jackson Kayak

Jackson Kayak was founded in 2003 by Eric Jackson and Tony Lunt. Located in Sparta, Tennessee, near the Caney Fork River, Jackson Kayak designs, builds, and manufactures leading whitewater, fishing and exploration paddlesports products. With the motto “Build it like it’s your own”, all of their products are Made in the USA in growing support of the local Tennessee economy. Market leaders in both the whitewater and kayak fishing, kayak manufacturing and strong in the exploration sector, Jackson Kayak continues to introduce new product lines each year. Jackson Kayak’s success is largely due to delivering high quality products through paddlesports specialty shops globally; all supported by regional, national and international team members who are engaged to promote the paddling lifestyle.

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About Firefly Publicity

Visit http://www.fireflypublicity.com for more information about its public relations services for outdoor products. Firefly Publicity works closely with writers and editors to place products in media like magazines, newspapers, on-line content, radio and television. Public relations is a cost effective way for companies to maximize their marketing or advertising budget. Firefly Publicity is a results-oriented pr firm located in Red Wing, Minnesota. If you’re interested in gaining exposure for your company’s products, please contact Kim Emery at Firefly Publicity.

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