We are Delmarva’s original paddle boarding and windsurfing adventure company. Our credentials and certifications outshine all other local competitors. We are voted “Best Place to Stand Up Paddle” by the Beachcomber Magazine and rated #1 in our market on Trip Advisor.
Whether this is your first time out or you are a seasoned board sports enthusiast, we have the right gear for you and we cater to beginners as well as the experienced. We can suggest quiet launch sites, away from the crowds and traffic of your normal beach surf shops where you can enjoy the peacefulness of the DelMarVa. If you need to reach us, please call 302-260-9008.
George Markopoulos has been a waterman for almost 30 years on the Delmarva, Hatteras, Florida, Kauai and on Maui. He is a sponsored team rider, an ACA (American Canoe Assocation) certified SUP Instructor, WPA Certified SUP Instructor, PaddleFit Level 2 Instructor, ASI Level 3 Certified SUP Instructor and a US Sailing Certified Windsurf Instructor. George also volunteers as the Director for US Windsurfing for the Mid-Atlantic region.
He is an avid lover of the wind, water and waves. All who know him know that “if it’s blowin’, he’s goin’”…windsurfing that is.
George created and maintains Live2Sail, a diary of his Windsurfing and Stand Up Paddling adventures. He writes professionally for various windsurfing magazines.
Janis Markopoulos manages the Rehoboth Shop, the reservations desk, all marketing, purchasing, merchandising, human resources and special events. She is known for providing unparalleled customer service. She also provides most of the photography for George’s Blog and for events such as the Hatteras Wave Jam. Some of her best work is featured in Windsurfing International, Windsport, Windsurfing Magazine and The New England Windsurfing Journal. Janis has 25+ years of retail I.T. experience implementing retail point of sale systems, CRM systems, inventory control systems, reservation systems, social media systems and eMarketing systems such as Constant Contact eMarketing. Janis is often called a Marketing dynamo.
George is an accountant and CPA, and earned his master degree in International Management at the University of Maryland, but you would never know. He definitely doesn’t fit the stereotype of an accountant. Those accounting skills sure do come in handy as he helps out with the accounting for DBSA in his spare time.
George has a daughter, Kristin, who plays competitive volleyball.
On cold, rainy days, you’ll find Janis scrapbooking or creating newsletters for Delmarva Board Sports. She likes to hang out with her daughter, Lauren, who just graduated from St. Mary’s College of Maryland with a degree in Psychology.
Janis is an alumni of ABK Boardsports Windsurfing camp and is one of the charter members of SUPIA, the Stand Up Industry Association. She’s on the on the planning committee for Paddle Second Chance and helps out on the Southern Delaware Tourism board as co-chair and liaison for the Bethany-Fenwick Chamber of Commerce.