Best Stand-Up Paddling Group - 2011
Pirate Coast Paddle Co.
1 White Cliffs Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660
In the world of ocean activities, stand-up paddleboarding is swelling in popularity. It combines some of the greatest elements of other water sports—the smooth gliding of kayaking, the simple navigation of canoeing and the core workout of surfing. Pirate Coast Paddle Co. offers a safe, fun introduction to stand-up paddleboarding, with basic lessons, special group events such as sunset paddles, moonlight paddles with glow sticks and family-friendly "popcorn and paddle" movie nights, all around the calming waters of Newport Harbor. Company founders Tim Lukei, Mark Oehlman and Terence Ngo love what they do, and it shows.