JK Kayak & SUP was founded with the belief that everyone should have access to the beautiful waterways of Long Island.

All of us at JK Kayak & SUP share a love for the water and paddling and want to share our passion with you.

Joe is the founder, owner and tour guide for JK Kayak & SUP and an ACA certified professional instructor. Joe is a professional expert witness working on cases involving the kayak industry. Also certified in First Aid, CPR & AED, Joe wants your trip with us to be a relaxing, safe and fun filled day. Joe is a Florida Realtor Professional in the off season, specializing in properties in South Florida. You may contact him with any questions about Florida Real Estate at teamjoeparisi@gmail.com.

Chris is an ACA certified River & Coastal Kayak instructor trained in American Red Cross, First Aid, CPR & AED. Chris enjoys whitewater kayaking in his spare time.

Debbie is an ACA certified Kayak Instructor and trained in CPR & AED teaching in our camps and lesson groups. Debbie finds the Maine coast to be one of her favorite paddling destinations.


Chrissy is a Kayak and SUP instructor on our tours and youth camps. Chrissy has been a student of yoga for over 25 years and runs our yoga SUP classes. Chrissy is an elementary school teacher of Fine Arts in the offseason.