Looking For Stand Up Paddle Boards In Tax FREE Delaware?

East Of Maui Surf Shop is the only shop on Delmarva to stock all of the top SUP lines. We carry boards by C$, Jimmy Lewis, Naish, Surf Tech, Amundson, Tahoe and Bark. Call us at 302 227 4703 or online at East Of Maui to see what is hot. We have boards for the whole family!!

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East of Maui Surf Shop has the Largest Kayak Rental at the Beach. We have locations in Lewes Beach and Dewey Beach Delaware, Call us at 302 227 4703 and we will deliver your kayak to your home. We will beat any competitors price! We are located steps from the Delaware Bay in Lewes Delaware. We also offer Tours and Kids Camps. all info can be found online at EASTOFMAUI.COM or by calling 302 227 4703

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Stand Up Paddle Boarding

2011 Naish Glide
Flatwater Cruising and Racing

With the Naish Glide, you’ll never look at flat water the same way again. For everything from recreational paddling and fitness training to competitive racing, the Glide range sets a new standard in SUP.

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2011 Naish Mana / East Of Maui Surf Shop

2011 Naish Mana
Short, Wide & Stable

Stand-up paddling and catching waves has never been easier. These compact shapes offer great “throw-around” handling and outstanding stability.

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2011 Naish Hokua / East Of Maui Surf Shop

2011 Naish Hokua
The Hokua series combines shortboard surfing characteristics with the cutting-edge performance of modern SUP design.  These boards excel at pumping down the line, tail slides and massive carving turns. Yet, they provide float and glide to maximize your ride.

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2011 Naish Nalu / East Of Maui Surf Shop

2011 Naish Nalu

All-Around Longboard Versatility

Longboard style SUP’s that are easy to ride and offer outstanding performance in a wide range of conditions.  The Nalu series is the ideal choice for first time paddlers, flatwater cruisers, small wave surfers and high-performance wave riders.

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Naish Stand Up Paddle Boards / East Of Maui Surf Shop

Experience and Quality

Naish is a company with a rich legacy of performance boardriding. Based on Maui, Hawaii, we are one of the world’s premier developers of windsurfing and kiteboarding products, with unparalleled experience in composite boardriding technology and
construction. Naish has become a global leader in performance board sports—from founder Robby Naish and his 24 World Titles in windsurfing and kiteboarding, to master designer/shapers Rick Naish and Harold Iggy, with their combined experience of over 90 years. From our young, dedicated international development team, to our team riders around the world.

Although SUP is still a relatively young sport, Naish has been designing and building premium stand-up paddleboards since 2007.  With the most complete range of SUP’s and paddles in the business, we offer everything: entry-level recreational boards,
professional race and touring boards and an amazing line of wave boards that will take your riding to the next level whether you are new to the sport or a seasoned competitor.

Stand-up paddling is a truly unique sport that is here to stay. We are proud of our products, and we stand behind them.  You can be sure that when you ride a Naish, you’re riding the best.

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Kayak Sales, Rentals and Tours In Lewes Delaware

Come Explore Lewes Delaware with East Of Maui Surf Shop.

History Buffs Rejoice! With a history dating back to 1631, it is not surprising to find many homes in Lewes of both historical and architectural interest. Only a small number of them are listed here. A map and visitors guide which lists many other sites of interest with a small description is available free of charge at many local businesses, museums, and at the Chamber of Commerce information center. For more in-depth information, the History of Lewes Delaware and Vicinity, published by the Colonel David Hall Chapter, DAR, is a good reference book. It is available for a minimal charge in the gift shop at the Zwaanendael Museum. Another booklet, Victorian Lewes and Its Architecture, is available at the Lewes Historical Society. Both books are available at the Chamber office.
Please respect the privacy of the families who live in our old homes, many of which are open during the Annual Christmas House Tour, held the first Saturday in December.
Zwaanendael Museum
Savannah Road & Kings Highway
Built in 193 1, this adaptation of the old Stadhuis (City Hall) in Hoorn, the Netherlands, houses permanent and changing displays and exhibits, including the Cape Henlopen Story, the H.M.S. DeBraak, and the material culture of the surrounding area.
The Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Sunday from 1:30 P.M. to 4:30 p.m. No admission is charged, donations are accepted.
Fisher-Martin House
Located behind the Zwaanendael Museum at intersection of Kings Highway and Savannah Road
Circa 1730, this charming gambrel-roofed house was moved from the country at Cool Spring in 1980 as part of the celebration of the 350th anniversary of the first European settlement on Delaware soil. Just when it was built and by whom is uncertain. The tract at Cool Spring was owned in 1695 by Thomas Fisher, a wealthy merchant, and was left to his son Joshua who became famous for charting the Delaware Bay. It was sold in 1736 to Rev. James Martin, a minister of Cool Spring, Indian River, and Lewes Presbyterian churches. It stayed in the Martin family for over two hundred years. The building is used as a focal point for community activities and exhibits. The Lewes Chamber of Commerce information center is located in the house.
Public Restrooms are located behind the Fisher-Martin House in Zwaanendael Park.
Colonel David Hall House
107 Kings Highway
This early 18th century cypress-shingled house is mentioned in a 1734 will of Nathaniel Hall, but is named after his more famous grandson, Colonel David Hall – lawyer, revolutionary soldier and judge – who was elected the 15th Governor of Delaware in 1802. The interior of the house contains original woodwork, paneling and plaster ornamentation. The entire first floor and old brick cellar of the Hall House are now open as a gift shop featuring 18th & 19th century antique furniture in period-room settings, traditional American crafts, and collectibles.
Colonel Hall, who commanded the celebrated “Delaware Line” of the Continentals during the Revolutionary War at Valley Forge, is buried in the Lewes Presbyterian Church yard.
Lewes City Hall
East Third Street
Built in 1961, this colonial-style building houses offices of the City of Lewes, the Board of Public Works and the Lewes Police Department. The fireplace, in the Council Room, is made of stone from the Henlopen Lighthouse which fell on April 13,1926.
Lewes Presbyterian Church
Kings Highway
The Lewes Presbyterian Church was founded in 1682, and the present building was dedicated in 1832. It replaced two previous buildings on the same site, one built in 1707 and the other, a brick edifice, begun in 1727.
A beautiful Communion Service was presented to the Church about 1851 by Colonel Samuel Boyer Davis, Lewes-born commander of the troops at Lewes during the bombardment of the town in 1813.
There are many interesting tombs in the churchyard, including those of two Delaware governors, Colonel David Hall and Ebe W Tunnell.
Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church
Second and Market Streets
The present building, consecrated in 1858 and restored to its original beauty in 1948, was preceded by two prior structures, the first one having been begun before February 14, 1707. A congregation of the Church of England existed in Lewes prior to 1681. There are many interesting stones in the churchyard, the oldest being that of Margaret Huling, born 1631. Four governors of Delaware are buried here.
The bronze tablet on the outside of the brick wall calls attention to the site of the Old Court House, erected when Lewes was the County Seat of Sussex.
Ryves Holt House c. 1665
Second and Mulberry Streets
This dignified shingled house is believed to be the oldest house in the state. It is known to have been standing on its present site in l685 and has recently been dated at 1665 through the analysis of borings taken from the wood used in the structure. Once a colonial inn, this is the house to which Ryves Holt came in 1721 when he arrived at “Port Lewes” Holt (1696-1763) became the Naval Officer of the Port and was also many times High Sheriff of Sussex County. With other appointments and offices to his credit, he was made the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in The Three Lower Counties on the Delaware in 1745 and served in this capacity until his death.
Commodore Jacob Jones also lived in the house. Following the death of his mother, his father married a daughter of Ryves Holt. Commodore Jones won acclaim when his ship WASP captured the more heavily armed British warship Frolic during the war of 1812.
Sites 8-15 are administered by the Lewes Historical Society. Information on building openings, tours and special events held at the complex may be obtained by phoning (302) 645-7670
Burton-Ingram House
Shipcarpenter and Third Street (In the Historic Complex)
Moved from Second Street in 1962 by the Lewes Historical Society, the main section of this house is constructed of hand-hewn timbers and cypress shingles. It contains an interesting stairway and interior woodwork as well as fine interior and exterior moldings. The cellar walls are of sailing ballast stones and brick. A section from a similar dwelling was brought from Milton to replace an original wing destroyed by fire in 1922. The Leah Burton Paynter bequest of 1968 enabled the Society to complete the restoration.
Rabbit’s Ferry House – Visitor Center
Third Street (In the Historic Complex)
This house was moved from the Rabbit’s Ferry area of rural Lewes in 1967 and restored by the Lewes Historical Society. The small part is an early eighteenth century one-room farmhouse with a sleeping loft, and contains original cypress shingles and brick nogging in walls, woodwork and fireplace paneling. The larger portion, added in the middle of the eighteenth century, boasts doors, chair rail, window and door trim, mantle and paneling that are all original and intact. Tour tickets are available at Rabbit’s Ferry House.
Thompson Country Store
Third Street (In the Historic Complex)
Built in Thompsonville, Delaware, about 1800, this store was operated continuously by the Thompson family from 1888 to 1962. Given to the Lewes Historical Society bv Harvey Thompson, it was moved, repaired and reopened bv the Society in 1963. The store has many of its original appointments and has remained essentially the same as when it served its original purpose on a full-time basis. The Ellegood House (behind the Country Store) contains a gift shop with souvenirs and hand-crafted, country-type items, which are sold to benefit the Lewes Historical Society.
Early Plank House
Behind the Thompson Country Store (In the Historic complex)
This small building, originally located in the rear of the Orton property on Pilottown Road, was moved in 1963 to its present site. Experts hold construction to be of early Swedish type and while no construction date has been agreed upon, it is one of the area’s earliest buildings. The wood floor and hand-carved clothes pegs point to its use as a dwelling. It has been restored and finished as an early settler’s cabin.
The Doctor’s Office
Behind the Early Plank House (In the Historic Complex)
This handsome Greek Revival structure was built about 1850 by Dr. David Hall on Savannah Road across from Second Street. Dr. Hall practiced medicine until just before 1900 when he sold the building to Dr.W P Orr, Jr., who moved it to the Northeast side of Second Street and used it until 1904. The next occupant was Joseph Shek who operated his tailor shop there. In 1945 it became Clifton’s Newsstand and survived the Lewes Fire of 1971.
The Cliftons donated the building to the Lewes Historical Society. It has been restored and outfitted as a museum showing a doctor’s office at the turn of the century.
The Burton House
Second Street & Shipcarpenter Square (In the Historic Complex)
The Hiram R. Burton House has an 18th century kitchen wing which adjoins a larger section constructed at a later date. Furnishings were received from the private collection of John Farrace. This was the home of Dr Hiram Rodney Burton, Lewes physician, President of the Medical Society of Delaware, and a Queen Anne’s Railroad Director, who served two terms in Congress upon his election in 1904.
This historical building contains a Reading Room for those interested in reading Delaware history.
Cannonball House Marine Museum
Front and Bank Streets
Erected prior to 1797, the building is sheathed with cypress shingles and was the home of David Rowland. It is known as the Cannonball House because it was struck by a cannonball in the War of 1812 during the bombardment of Lewes by the British on April 6-7, 1813. The building has been restored by the Lewes Historical Society and contains the Marine Museum, which houses an ever-increasing number of nautical exhibits. The garden was planned and landscaped by the Sussex Gardeners.
The Lightship Overfalls
Pilottown Road (On Canal Front)
The Lewes Historical Society accepted from the U. S. Coast Guard in 1973 one of the last lightships which functioned on the East Coast. It stood for years off Boston and upon being brought to Lewes was rechristened Overfalls for the lightships which from 1892 to 1961 marked the entrance to the Delaware Bay. The ship’s move to Lewes, its preparation for a museum role, and its relocation to a permanent berth made available by the city in 1975, have all been major undertakings overseen by the Lewes Historical Society and later by the Overfalls Maritime Museum Foundation (OMMF). OMMF is now working to preserve and restore the ship so this national treasure (one of only 17 surviving lightships of a U.S. fleet that at one time numbered 179) will be available for future generations.
1812 Memorial Park
Front Street (Opposite the Post Office)
This was a defense battery during the War of 1812 and the site is marked by a granite monument placed by the National Society, U.S. Daughters of 1812. Four large guns on the upper lumps were contributed by the government. Between them is a small gun believed taken from a pirate vessel abandoned in the creek. A three- inch naval gun on the lower terrace, used during World War 1, was placed by the American Legion in 1930.
Maull House
Pilottown Road
Owned and restored by the Colonel David Hall Chapter, DAR, this historic house is an early type of Dutch house built about 1739. According to legend, it is here that Jerome Bonaparte, brother of Napoleon, and his bride Betsy, found refuge on a stormy night in 1803 when their ship had put into Lewes harbor for repairs. Betsy is remembered locally for refusing to be seated at a bountiful roast goose dinner until her silver candlesticks had been brought from the disabled ship.
Fisher’s Paradise
624 Pilottown Road (Private home)
Major Henry Fisher, the pilot patriot, built Fisher’s Paradise between 1780 and 1790. Fisher, a fervent patriot, figures prominently in Lewes’colorful history. At the request of the postwardens of Philadelphia, he selected the site for the Cape Henlopen Lighthouse. It was Major Fisher who informed the Continental Congress and General George Washington that Lord Howe’s fleet had been sighted off Cape Henlopen and was headed toward the Chesapeake. He was empowered by Congress to raise a company of 100 men for the defense of the Cape and the river country; he armed them at his own expense. Fisher’s daughter sold the house to Colonel Samuel Boyer Davis who lived there when he commanded the town’s defense in the War of 1812.
deVries Monument and Fort Site
Pilottown Road
In 1631 on this site, 28 Dutch settlers under the direction of deVries established the whaling colony of Zwaanendael and erected a fort. The following spring, Indians burned the stockade and massacred the settlers. Although the ill-fated settlement endured only briefly, its existence was significant in Delaware’s becoming a separate State The Monument honoring the significance of the settlement was erected in the center of what was once the North bastion of the fort (apparently by coincidence). In 1964 members of the Sussex Society of Archaeology and History found the postmold patterns of the South bastion as sketched by deVries. This discovery culminated several years of effort to determine the exact location of the fort.
The Rodney House
103 Second Street
Probably the oldest building remaining in the first block of Second Street, it stood for many years as a near neighbor to the Burton-Ingram House which was relocated in 1962 to the Historic Complex. The structure and an adjoining building at the corner formed the store and residence of the family of Henry Fisher Rodney (I 800-1869). A daughter, Miss Lydia, conducted a private school for children in the building before she and others of her family left Lewes in 1869 to establish an Episcopal girls’ school in Portland, Oregon. Many features of the building attest to its age and durability – from the cellar up to the attic.
Old Fire House
West Third and Chestnut Streets
The former Lewes Fire Station and jail is located at the corner of West Third and Chestnut Streets. The property was conveyed to the Commissioners of Lewes in 1897, and the principal building was erected at that time, with the north side being added later. The structure served as the Lewes Firehouse and Lock-up (jail) until the Fire Company moved to its present location on Savannah Road c. 1920.
The building at one time served as the Lewes Town office, a school house, a Boy Scout Center, and a meeting hall for the Lewes Jaycees. During World War II, the building housed prisoners of war.
Cape Henlopen State Park
One mile east of Lewes near the Cape May- Lewes Ferry Terminal
The variety of outdoor activities available in the 4,013 acres of sandy peninsula causes it to be one of the area’s main attractions for young and old alike. Swimmers, surf fishermen and birders can enjoy long hours spent on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean or at the park’s point parking lot. Other recreational activities may be pursued at the tennis courts, basketball courts, hockey and softball fields, nature trafls, and the eighteen-hole disc golf course. Programs and activities for adults and children are offered. Campsites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. For information, write Cape Henlopen State Park, 42 Cape Henlopen Drive, Lewes, DE 19958, or call (302) 645-8983.

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East Of Maui Surf Shop is the largest Ocean Kayak Dealer in the area. Sit-on-tops have similar hull shapes to their traditional counterparts, but instead of sitting inside the kayak, you sit in a molded-in depression on top. Some are fiberglass, but most are made from tough, inexpensive, roto-molded plastic. Sit-on-tops share many benefits with traditional sit-insides, but often are easier to use and less expensive. There are sit-on-tops for fishing, surfing, touring, scuba diving and more. Some of these are considered specialty boats, but most sit-on-tops are built for multi-purposes and with recreational or beginning paddlers in mind.
Sit-on-tops have a few advantages over sit-insides, one of which is comfort. Paddlers with large body types, long legs, or limited flexibility feel less confined paddling a sit-on-top. One of the biggest benefits, though, is the self-rescue. Because sit-on-tops have an open deck rather than an enclosed one, there is no risk of being trapped in the boat if it tips over-no need to practice rolls or wet exits. That really appeals to new paddlers, and people who don’t plan to take their kayaks out on expeditions.

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East Of Maui Surf Shop has the largest rental fleet at the beach. We offer Kayak rentals and tours in Lewes and Dewey Beach Delaware. We will be offering rentals and tours in Lewes while our new water sports center is under construction. Call the Dewey Beach shop for more details 302 227 4703 or Online at EASTOFMAUI.COM
Kayak Rentals and Tours in Lewes, Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach Delaware

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Who is The Best Rehoboth Beach Surf Shop?

East Of Maui Surf Shop is consistently voted the Best Rehoboth Beach area Surf Shop. We are actually located in Dewey Beach but are a short walk from Wilmington avenue and Rehoboth avenue in Rehoboth Beach. So if you find yourself in Rehoboth Beach and are looking for the BEST surf shop walk south toward Dewey beach and look for the bright blue and yellow shop. East of maui surf shop is always ready to help with all of your watersports needs. we are OPEN YEAR ROUND CALL 302 227 4703 Visit Us Online At EastOfMaui.com

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Lewes Beach Kayak Rentals

East Of Maui Surf Shop will be opening our new Kayak rental and sales location in Lewes Delaware. We will be doing tours and demos every day.
East Of Maui also offers Stand Up Paddle demos and rentals
GIVE US A CALL AT 302 227 4703

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Rehoboth Beach Surf Shop

If you find yourself in Rehoboth Beach or Dewey Beach make sure you stop In and see Bob Singer and Alfred duPont owners of East Of Maui Surf Shop. We will get you on the water with the best equipment and gear in the area. If you want to see some cool OFF THE LIP photos check out the OFF THE LIP section of our blog

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What Do You Think?

What do you think about these Off The Lip photos of East Of Maui owner Alfred duPont. Most were taken by his kids at shacks Beach Puert Rico
Off the Lip east Of Maui Surf Shop Owner Alfred duPont

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East Of Maui Owner Alfred duPont

This is a cool video of Alfred duPont one of the owner of East Of Maui surf Shop. There are some cool Off The Lip shots.

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