About Us

About Pirate Coast Paddle

Pirate Coast Paddle exists to bring the world fun, happiness and togetherness through paddleboarding and kayaking adventures. Pirate coast is committed to offering the best Stand Up Paddle experience and kayaking in Southern California. Pirate Coast provides unique adventures such as: rentals, lessons, events, kids camps and excursions that offer an alternative activity for physical fitness, ocean appreciation, and recreational enjoyment. Pirate Coast was started in 2010 birthed from a dream to to bring community fun and help others enjoy the the ocean. Pirate Coast is more than a paddle company; we believe in developing and creating a positive community. We also want to be a part of changing the world through local and global initiatives, so we support several causes and charities to bring the world hope. We support Team Kids, Charity Water, Irvine Unified School District, Young Life International, and Free Wheelchair Mission.

The Pirates of Pirate Coast

The Pirates of Pirate Coast are a diversified duo of athletes and outdoorsmen both natives of California. Tim Lukei has 20 years of surfing experience and local pastor at Mariners Church; Mark Oehlman is a former professional soccer player and fire fighter, both watermen who have years of experience with the outdoors, youth, teaching, and water safety. They share a passion to serve others and to live life to the fullest (John 10:10). The staff is on the water paddling daily, continuing its on-going commitment to share the love of Stand Up Paddling with the local community.

Age Requirements

  • Kids 4-8 years old must be on the front of paddle board or Kayak with Adult
  • Kids 8-15 years old must be accompanied with adult at all times.
  • Kids 16 and up can paddle without adult but must wear life jacket at all times.
  • Kids ages 16 and under must wear life jacket at all times on paddle board or kayak.