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 Real Estate Sales Professional with Douglas Elliman Real Estate specializing in properties on Long Island & South Florida. His team is equipped to handle any of your real estate needs in any part of the country as well as internationally. You may contact him with any questions at joseph.parisi@elliman.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.