Get out on the Delaware Bay With These Watersports Activities

From kayaking to sailing on the bay, the Delaware coast boasts plenty of watersports activities for locals to enjoy this summer.

Looking for coastal fun in Delaware? From catamarans to kayaks, there are plenty of coastal establishments renting sailboats and watercraft. Here are some options for fun watersports activities at the Delaware beaches.


Delaware Paddlesports

Offers: Kayak and stand up paddleboard (SUP) rentals
17296 Coastal Highway, Lewes | 645-7300

Freedom Boat Club

The membership-based organization also has Long Neck and Bear locations—as well as nearly 300 clubs in the U.S., Canada and France. There is a one-time entry fee and monthly dues.

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Offers: Unlimited boating for members (Availability varies; members pay for fuel.)
909 Pilottown Road, Lewes | 833-262-8335

Quest Adventures

The first local kayak and SUP business in Lewes is a longtime favorite of tourists and locals alike when it’s time to get out on the water. Book a beach bonfire to relax on the sand after a day of outdoor fun.

Offers: Kayak, SUP rentals, chairs, umbrellas and floating party mats
514 East Savannah Road, Lewes | 745-2925


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Rehoboth Beach & Dewey Beach

Delmarva Board Sports Adventures

Along with the typical rental service, Delmarva Board Sports Adventures offers unique wellness programs like stand-up paddleboard yoga classes.

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Offers: SUP, kayak rentals, tours, summer camps and private group sessions
Northbeach, 125 McKinley Street, Dewey Beach | 260-9008

Dewey Beach Watersports

If you have a need for speed, Dewey Beach Watersports offers jet skis for beachgoers to zip and zoom along the coast. If you’re looking for a more laid-back experience on the water, pontoon boat rentals are ideal for groups.

Offers: Jet ski, pontoon boat, SUP and kayak rentals
113 Dickinson Street, Dewey Beach | 227-1113

Rehoboth Bay Sailing Association

One of the top facilities on the East Coast, the association offers rentals of sail boats, sailing lessons, membership perks and a club house with incredible views.

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Offers: Sailboat, SUP and kayak rentals and sailing lessons
38767 Rehoboth Bay Sailing Assoc. Lane, Dewey Beach | 227-9008

Fenwick Island & Selbyville

Coastal Kayak

Coastal Kayak offers everything from kayak and SUP rentals to group tours, kayak and sailing instruction, private sailing nature tours, self-guided paddleboard tours and more.

Offers: Kayak, SUP and sailboat rentals and group tours
36840 Coastal Highway, Fenwick Island | 539-7999


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Island Watersports

Take a break from the beach and get out on the water with the help of the largest watersports complex in the area. Enjoy a relaxing day lounging on a pontoon or reel in flounder or rockfish aboard a fishing boat.

Offers: Boat rental and boat club
39084 Harpoon Road, Fenwick Island | 537-2628

Route 54 Watersports

Offers: WaveRunner, jet ski and pontoon rentals and parasailing
38931 Madison Avenue, Fenwick Island | 470-7435

Shark’s Cove Marina

Offers: SUP, boat, kayak and WaveRunner rentals and parasailing
Shark’s Cove Marina, Madison Avenue, Fenwick Island | 436-8500

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