Our Store is now Open to the Public at a limited capacity. Face Masks are required to enter the Store.

Our Staff

Our staff members are experienced sailors and windsurfers, as well as recreational paddlers, so you tap into well over 100 years of combined "on-the-water" experience with every purchase.


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Aris Tsamis - President & Owner
Email: [email protected]

A native of North Texas, Aris has been involved in the sailing business since the early 1970's. Aris is a walking encyclopedia on all subjects related to sailing, windsurfing, paddling, and stand up paddle boarding (he has bona fide, extensive experience in most of these water sports venues). If he doesn't know the answer to your questions he'll do his best to find the answers from our extensive source of industry contacts.


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Dave Potts - Distribution Manager (Kayak Fishing)
Email: [email protected]

Before joining our team, Dave became a key element of our local Heroes on the Water chapter. Helping wounded and recovering Veterans get an introduction to kayaking and kayak fishing is near and dear to his heart. Every month you'll find Dave and the rest of the Heros on the Water volunteers providing kayaks, friendship and expertise to our honorable military men and women. He is a valuable resource for your kayak fishing needs.


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Ursula Barnhill - Store Customer Service (Recreational Kayaking)
Email: [email protected]

Ursula's passion for kayaking and paddle sports is very contagious. She has nine years of consistent paddling experience in a variety of conditions and several different kayaks. And just as everyone should paddle on a regular basis, she's happy to let you know if she thinks you're not getting enough time on the water.

 

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Adrian Acosta - E-Commerce, Social Media and Customer Service (Kayak Fishing & Recreational Kayaking)
Email: [email protected]

Adrian's years of kayaking and kayak fishing experience will make sure you get good advice from someone who has been there. His passion for Kayak Fishing is evident with his involvement with numerous groups and organizations geared towards growing the sport.


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Chris Beal - Sail Loft Manager
Email: [email protected]

Chris embodies the quality of workmanship that our customers have come to expect from Mariner Sailmakers. With our 40 years of sailmaking industry experience at his back, he will get you taken care of whether you need a new set of sails to last for years to come or a small repair after an intense day on the lake.

 

 

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Liz Obregon - Seamstress
Email: [email protected]

Liz's work speaks for itself.  Her desire for producing a quality product is among her core beliefs.  Liz produces most of  our custom sail covers, sailing bags, trophy bags, merchandise covers as well as many other items that come through our doors.   

 
                                                                   

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Terry Potts - Receiving/Bookkeeping
Email: [email protected]

Terry’s upbeat, never-dull attitude brings a smile to everyone she meets. She handles many of the behind-the-scenes logistics that allows Mariner Sails to provide our customers with the extensive product selection we carry. She also takes every opportunity to support Heroes on the Water.

 

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