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 certified professional instructor. Joe 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.

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 25 years and runs our yoga SUP classes. Chrissy is an elementary school teacher of Fine Arts in the offseason.