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

All of us at JK Kayak 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 and an ACA Level 2 certified professional instructor. He is a professional kayak 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.

Joey is a tour guide & camp instructor for JK Kayak. He is also a certified ACA instructor, registered lifeguard and certified in First Aid, CPR & AED. Joey is a graduate of Fordham University.

Chris is a certified River & Coastal Kayak instructor trained in American Red Cross, First Aid, CPR & AED. Chris teaches at our camps & lesson groups. 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 20 years and runs our yoga SUP classes. Chrissy is an elementary school teacher of Fine Arts in the offseason.

Gianna is a Kayak and SUP instructor on our tours and youth camps. Gianna is a student athlete at Bucknell University where she runs track. Gianna is also a graduate of St. Anthony's High School.


Gregg is a Kayak and SUP instructor on our tours and youth camps. Gregg is an avid surfer enjoying the waters in many locations all over the east coast. Gregg is also a professional artist working with many different mediums and styles.