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About Sea Trek

Connecting people to the water since 1982

Our Story

Bob Licht founded Sea Trek in 1982. It was the first commercial sea kayaking business in California. The company is now run by Bob’s son, Galen, who continues the commitment to service and safety that has made Sea Trek such a success. By hiring friendly, professional guides and working to develop relationships with our clients, Sea Trek maintains the personal touch of a family business even as its services and options continue to expand. We now offer classes, trips, and rentals for both kayaks and stand-up paddleboards. Whatever your skill level and experience, you will find the Sea Trek staff ready to help make your adventure safe and enjoyable.

Because of YOU and your love of paddling with us, we have been able to be an active leader in our communities for over 40 years. Together, we are helping to create a more sustainable, protected, and healthy bay. All the deeper personal experiences we have shared on the water, enriching connections with nature and people while adventuring, and education and awareness building has made a difference. We all feel it. In 2017, we stepped it up and launched Sea Trek CARES™ in order to focus even more resources on promoting, encouraging, and providing increased opportunities for greater community involvement and collaboration for bay conservation and stewardship.

Beginning April 2024, Sea Trek will start operating a second location from Ballena Isle Marina on the West Side of Alameda. We are looking forward to a new chapter in Sea Trek’s history!

Celebrating 40 years!

Our Team

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Bob Licht

Galen Licht


Galen Licht


Kiki Wykstra

Steve Hayward on Skiff under GGB

Alameda Base Manager/Director, Baja Programs

Steve Hayward

Mitch Powers

Staffing and Programs Manager

Mitch Powers

Laura Zulliger

Director, European Programs and Marketing/Guide/Instructor

Laura Zulliger

Oreo the Sea lion

Seal Liaison/Night Security


Peter Donohue


Peter Donohue

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OnBoardSUP Instructor/Guide

Leigh Claxton



Sarah Quick


Rental Supervisor/Equipment Czar/Guide

Kenny Fellows


Cyril Derreumaux

Paddling Instructor/Stunt Coordinator


Guide/Rental Staff

Avalon Qian


Hanneke Steenmetz


Guide/Instructor/Rental Staff/Fitness Coach

LouAnne Harris

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    Thursday, February 22

    Sausalito Hours

    November 27 – March 31
    Tuesday – Sunday:  9am – 4pm
    Closed on Mondays

    Closed Christmas Eve and Day

    Open New Year’s Eve and Day, MLK and Presidents’ day


    Alameda Hours

    Opening April 2024