About Us

Peconic Water Sports is the premier water sports company on in Long Island, New York. We provide a world-class menu of water sports activities including wakeboarding, waterskiing, wakesurfing, kiteboarding, jet ski rentals and tours, stand up paddle boarding, kayaking and more.

We offer three convenient waterfront locations in Southold, Sag Harbor and Southampton as well as pick up service on Shelter Island. Whether you are on the North Fork or in the Hamptons, Peconic Water Sports is the perfect place to plan your next adventure.

Give us a call today at (631) 680-0111!


Meet the Team

Senior Management

Joe Flotteron
Owner and Founder

An avid wakeboarder, kite boarder and surfer, Joe began coaching water sports professionally in 2007. He graduated from Villanova University and brokered derivatives in New York City before founding Peconic Water Sports in 2012. During the winter he can be found kiteboarding and surfing in the Dominican Republic.

Joe holds a United States Coast Guard 100-Ton Masters License.

Joey Wakeboarding in Southampton, Long Island, New York during wakeboarding lessons in the hamptons with peconic water sports
Matt Flotteron
Vice President

Matt is a seasoned Captain and an avid kiteboarder. He graduated from the University of Vermont in 2014 and founded Peconic Jet Ski. Matt has immense knowledge of East End maritime history, as well as the local marine environment. Aside from running day-to-day operations for Peconic Jet Ski, Matt also is a captain for kids camp and charters. During the winter he can be found wherever the best snow is – from Switzerland, to Vermont, to Japan and beyond.

Matt holds a United States Coast Guard OUPV License.

Matt Flotteron - Kiteboarding with Peconic Water Sports in the Hamptons near Southampton, Long Island, New York
Dom Cannistra
Senior Captain

Dom joins us from England, but spent most of his time kiteboarding in the Dominican Republic and beyond. An avid water sports guru, Dom’s technical ability heavily influences his coaching style, making him perfect for everything from wakesurfing to kiteboarding. Furthermore, Dom is fluent in French, Italian and Spanish. When he is not up North he can be found in the British Virgin Islands where he works on Richard Branson’s private islands teaching water sports.

Dom holds a United States Coast Guard OUPV License.

Dominic Cannistra- Boat Captain for Peconic Water Sports in the Hamptons with some Lemurs while working as a kiteboarding coach in the British Virgin Islands

Captains

Seamus Pettigrew- Surfing with Peconic Water Sports in Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York
Seamus Pettigrew
Captain

After his family moved from California to a remote island off of the coast of New Zealand, Seamus became hooked on water sports. Growing up on an island, Seamus spent everyday swimming, surfing, sailing and fishing. Simply put – this guy has gills. Seamus has coached surfing and sailing all over the world, but put roots down on the North Fork with the Peconic Water Sports team in 2014. In the winter, Seamus can be found in Indonesia, where he runs a not-for-profit organization called Swimdo, which seeks to teach Indonesian children to swim.

Seamus holds a United States Coast Guard 50-Ton Masters License. 

Tripp Cardinale- Peconic Water Sports Water Ski Coach posing with his water ski on the North Fork in Long Island, New York
Tripp Cardinale
Captain

A native of the North Fork, Tripp grew up enjoying the endless possibilities of the water on the East End. Whether it be wakesurfing or wakeboarding, Tripp brings his natural athleticism to the table. Tripp graduated from Hofstra University and played collegiate basketball.

Tripp holds a United States Coast Guard OUPV License.

Spencer Hurteau- Peconic Water Sports Kiteboarding Instructor in the Hamptons in Long Island, New York surfing
Spencer Hurteau
Captain

Spencer, joins us from low country, where he spends his time surfing, kiteboarding, wakeboarding. Spencer is known for his exceptionally outgoing personality, you can usually hear him coming before you see him. He joined the team after spending several winters living in Cabarete in the Dominican Republic

Spencer holds a United States Coast Guard OUPV License and is a PASA certified Kiteboarding Instructor.

Chris Inzerillo Wakesurfing with Peconic Water Sports during a boat rental in the Hamptons near Shelter Island in Long Island, New York
Chris Inzerillo
Captain

Chris joined the Peconic Water Sports team in the Spring of 2016 after going out on a charter the year before. Chris has been wake boarding and driving boats in Greenport Harbor since he was a child, and now he’s a full-time professional captain. In the off-season, Chris attends New York Institute of Technology where he plays lacrosse.

Chris holds a United States Coast Guard OUPV License.

Sammy Crooke - Peconic Water Sports surfing instructor surfing in Barbados
Sammy Crooke
Captain

Sammy is our surfing master. Hailing from Australia, Sammy has coached surfing in Fiji, Costa Rica, the Maldives and the Seychelles. He has been working the summer season in the Hamptons for over 10 years and his experience shows in his work. Whether you are looking to master wakeboarding, wakesurfing or waterskiing, Sammy can help show you a great time.

Sammy holds a United States Coast Guard OUPV License

Alex Weinstein - Peconic Water Sport's newest captain for water sports charters and kids camps in the hamptons
Alex Weinstein
Captain

Alex began his career in water sports when he was 7 years old. Since then he has been surfing, wakesurfing, wakeboarding and boating in the Hamptons every summer. He joined Peconic Water Sports in 2017 and recently got his OUPV license from the Coast Guard. After spending a gap year traveling around the world surfing, Alex will be attending Tufts University in the fall.

Jet Ski Staff

Kevin Diffley
Lead Tour Guide, Vice President of Hamptons Jet Ski LLC

Kevin hails from Mattituck and grew up doing anything boating related. Whether it be seeking new spots to wakeboard or exploring the hidden gems of the East End by jet ski, Kevin lives for being on the water. When its too cold to ride, he can be found on his snowboard searching for powder. Kevin attends High Point University where he studies Business Administration.

Kevin holds a United States Coast Guard OUPV License.

Kevin Diffley- Peconic Water Sports Jet Ski Tour Guide Wakesurfing in the Hamptons in Long Island, New York
Matthew Douglas
Lead Tour Guide, Vice President of Peconic Jet Ski LLC

Matt is a jet ski veteran with over 10 years of experience. He remembers the glory days of 2-stroke motors. He grew up out in Montauk during the summer, spending his days surfing and riding jet skis in the ocean. Matt currently attends SUNY Albany where he is majoring in Finance.

Matt Douglass- Jet Ski Rental Guide in the Hamptons posing on a Yamaha VX Deluxe Waverunner in Long Island, New York

Deckhands

Kai Carse - On his way to kiteboard with Peconic Water Sports in Southampton, Long Island, New York
Kai Carse

Kai is one of the original campers from our first year. An avid slalom skier, he loves the need for speed on the water. He currently attends the Packer Collegiate Institute where he is on the swim team and track team.

Nick Karse- Peconic Water Sports original Deckhand for water sports charters and kids camp in greenport, long island, new york
Nick Carse

Nick is also one of the original campers from our first year. He loves to wakeboard and kite board. He currently attends Grace Church School and loves to play soccer.

Mats Grabenstein - Peconic Water Sports Deckhand in Sag Harbor, Long Island, New York on a wakeboard boat after working charters in the Hamptons
Mats Grebenstein

Mats hails from Sag Harbor and loves to wakesurf. Mats learned the business with his Dad who ran a wakeboard school for 10 years with Mats helping out. When his Dad opened a brewery, Mats joined the Peconic Water Sports team as a coach

 He will be attending UCSB in the fall where he will be studying Biochemistry.

Daisy Seigal - Wakesurfing with Peconic Water Sports Kids Camp near Shelter Island in the Hamptons in Long Island, New York
Daisy Siegel

Daisy attended Peconic Water Sports’ first ever week of camp back in 2013. Since then she has never left, and starting in 2016 she began to work as a deckhand in camp. She is a master at doubles wakesurfing with kids and is pretty much always in the water. She currently attends high school in Brooklyn, NY

Luke Weinstein, of Peconic Water Sports, surfing near his home in East Hampton, Long Island, New York
Luke Weinstein

Luke and his twin brother Jake are the newest addition to our deckhand team. Both avid surfers, they have been summering in East Hampton and surfing since they were 8 years old. Now 17, Luke has surfed all around the world and recently attended the Island School in the Bahamas where he completed a 4 mile open ocean swim.

Jake Weinstein - Surfing with Peconic Water Sports near East Hampton, Long Island, New York
Jake Weinstein

Jake is Lukes twin brother. They are pretty much joined at the hip, but Jake gets a separate write up anyway. Jake also started surfing when he was 8, and he is also now 17. He is also an avid surfer and has surfed around the world with his brother. He also attended the Island School where he also completed a 4 mile open ocean swim. Can you believe we have two of these guys?