Chances are, you've heard about it, because...well, it's kind of a BIG DEAL! ;) The much anticipated event is fast approaching. We have been fielding calls since the new year. Appomattox River Company's Demo Day 2013! Wilck's Lake in Farmville is the location. The date is Saturday, June 8th. Time is 9:00 - 3:00pm. Demo Day is a FREE Event, excluding the Black Dog Paddle Clinics.
Mark your calendar, tell all your friends, and get psyched! Why? It is the one day out of the year when you can demo any canoe or kayak, use any paddle and fall off any paddle-board, all in one location. Over 25 of the top manufacturers of canoes, kayaks, sups and paddle accessories will be present. Industry reps. and ARC staff will be on hand to help and answer any questions. So,you see, it is quite a big deal. We love this day and our customers love it too. So don't miss out! We'll be leaking more details as the event draws closer, you know, to entice and remind you of the goodness coming your way............
Hours extended to 4pm!
*****Local Kayak Fishing Pros will be in attendance to showcase their rigged out kayaks and talk shop. Take advantage of this great opportunity to talk to the guys who are out there paddling all the time! :
Ocean Kayak- Kayak Kevin Whitley, Rob Choi, Richie Bekolay
Native Watercraft - Mark Lozier
Hurricane Kayaks - William Ragulsky
Jackson Kayak - Drew Camp
Wilderness Systems - Aaron Dryden, Ray Montes
Hobie Kayaks - Chuck Wrenn, Joe Underwood
Feelfree Kayaks - Tony Hart
****** and BIC Sport SUP Pro - Mike Simpson, this guy paddled his SUP from Florida to Maine!
**** Luther Cifers of Yak Attack will be on the island to talk rigging and angling accessories.
**** Harry Longerbeam from Point 65N Kayak will be here with his very unique, modular kayak line-up, perfect for those paddlers with limited storage space or concerns about kayak weight.
*****Black Dog Paddle posted this on their FB page today: Look for the BDP Trailer and receive a discount at the 1:30 Basic course if you purchase your SUP on Demo Day!!
Check it out! SUP Clinics provided by Black Dog Paddle. Black Dog Paddle will offer SUP YOGA and one 2 hour Basic Stand Up Course. Sign-up at event, but reservations are strongly encouraged. Visit the above link for reservations. Go to the Calendar page and request a lesson! Put Super Demo in the Date requested to get the special pricing.
*Basic SUP* class. 2 Hours. $64. Start time is 1:30PM.
SUP Yoga class. 1 Hour $25. Start time 9:30am. Must have prior SUP or Yoga experience.
Please arrive 10 mins before start time. Space is limited to 12 people. No discounts for groups. Minimum age is 14 for this event.
*Basic SUP includes use of a board, paddle, leash, and PFD, 30 mins of ground, and the rest of the time on the water having fun!
**** Heroes on the Water Central VA Chapter will be on the island. Check out this great organization!
**** TKAA, Tidewater Kayak Anglers Association will be on the island. Get the 411 on kayak angling in the area!
**** Mothers of Preschoolers from Farmville will be on the island selling food.