Seattle, WA (July 31, 2015) – SealLine®, the leader in dry bags and packs, is pleased to announce its partnership with Jackson Kayak® on a custom SealLine weatherproof seat bag system for Jackson’s premier line of fishing kayaks. The bag brings 10L of close-at-hand weatherproof protection for anglers’ most important items and is a rugged addition to these world-class fishing boats.
“The new 2016 Jackson Kayak / SealLine seat back pouch was born of a partnership between two companies with a shared commitment to U.S. manufacturing,” said Damon Bungard, product manager, Jackson Kayak. “The collaborative efforts between our companies has proven very successful in delivering unsurpassed comfort and performance to modern kayak fishing. It’s been a fun project, and hopefully a sign of things to come.”
Designing and manufacturing high-quality, durable gear in the United States is a vital part of business for both SealLine and Jackson Kayak, which helped bring the two companies together. SealLine has been building high quality, portable gear protection for wet and challenging environments in its Seattle, WA facility for nearly 25 years. Its waterproof products include dry bags, dry sacks, backpacks, and duffels for paddle sports, urban commutes, or general outdoor adventure.
“SealLine has a long history designing and manufacturing gear for the paddlesport industry, said Stacie Langtry, product manager, SealLine. “We’re honored to bring that experience to our partnership with Jackson and serve the needs of their paddlers.”
Jackson Kayak designs, builds, and manufactures leading whitewater, fishing, and exploration paddle sports products in the United States and has reached its manufacturing capacity in its current 100,000 square foot facility. The company is expanding its current operations, opening an additional facility in Sparta, Tennessee.
The custom seat bag system will be featured with many of Jackson’s premier fishing kayaks, including select versions of the Coosa, Cuda, Big Tuna, Big Rig, Kraken, Kilroy and Tupelo models.
Seattle-based SealLine is a leader in all-purpose, portable gear protection products designed for use in challenging outdoor environments. SealLine dry bags, dry sacks, protective cases, packs, duffels, and accessories provide essential gear protection for paddle sports, urban commutes, and any outdoor adventure where moisture and dirt are a threat. The majority of SealLine brand products are manufactured in U.S. and Cork, Ireland facilities. For more information, visit www.seallinegear.com.
About Jackson Kayak®
Jackson Kayak was founded in 2003 by Eric Jackson and Tony Lunt. Currently located in Sparta, Tenn., 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 their products are made in the USA in growing support of the local Tennessee economy. Market leaders in both the whitewater and kayak fishing markets and strong in the exploration sector, Jackson Kayak introduces new product annually. Jackson Kayak’s success is largely due to delivering innovative, relevant and approachable product and people through paddlesports specialty shops globally; all supported by regional, national and international team members who are engaged in promoting the paddling lifestyle.