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Paragon Sailing Charters Maui

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Address: 5229 Lower Kula Road, Kula, Maui, HI 96790
Phone Number: +1 808-244-2087
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: Founded by sailing enthusiasts Eric and Tamara Barto, Paragon Sailing...
Founded by sailing enthusiasts Eric and Tamara Barto, Paragon Sailing Charters has been recognized as the fastest sailing catamaran company in the state of Hawai'i. With the addition of a second vessel, Paragon II, to the sister vessel Paragon in 1996, Tamara and Eric were able to expand operations to four tours running out of Ma'alaea and Lahaina harbor. Each tour is based upon the Barto's love of the ocean and sailing. Even the company name, Paragon Sailing Charters, reflects their passion in creating the most personal, exclusive tours for the visitors of Maui. To this day, their passion for customer service is reflected in the quality of their tours and the commitment of their crew to provide each passenger with a unique and memorable experience
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We went on our Captain's Choice sail on Saturday with four adults and two 8 year old girls. We were greeted warmly with hot coffee and muffins by Captains Ryan and Lacey. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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The O.C.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We went on our Captain's Choice sail on Saturday with four adults and two 8 year old girls. We were greeted warmly with hot coffee and muffins by Captains Ryan and Lacey. We motored over to our first stop while listening to some history of the Island and seeing various landmarks. A beautiful flat morning to drink coffee and take... More 

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Corvallis, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This is how you want to go see the wonderful reef out at Molokini. Having been a skipper myself for tours in Alaska, I know the good ones when I see them. Captain Brian, Spencer and Stephanie were all top notch, professional and very helpful and down to earth. If you want to be stuck with 100 or your new... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Paragon had a friendly and knowledgeable staff. The trip home was a thrill ride and our whole family loved it! I would recommend taking Dramamine ahead of time though, just to be on the safe side. My son and I did experience a bit of seasickness, but we took some Dramamine and were good to go on the way back.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We felt very welcomed from the start. Chelsi, Ron, and the Capt (cool dude who is a windsurfing champ) made us all feel at home while still maintaining proper safety. The food was plentiful and lots of beverages to keep us hydrated. The Paragon II was a very fast cat as evidenced by the fact that we overtook a Trilogy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This was our second trip with Paragon. This time we had our children 15&11 with us. We did the trip to Molokini....everyone had a blast. The staff was awesome like last time. Sailing back was the Best! Kids loved being up on the trampolines.

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Kent
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This was one of the most fun trips we have done! Our crew was captain Ron, Debbie, Jeremiah and Ryan. If you want a small cruise this is it. We had a continental breakfast and a packed lunch for a picnic on the beach it was great! We went snorkeling and swimming. Had drinks on the way back. Thanks to... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

This was the best snorkel cruise I have ever taken! Ryan, Ron, and Chelsie did a great job of taking care of everyone and were very friendly! You need to book this snorkel trip now!

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Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

If you are looking for something to do in Maui, love snorkeling, love performance sailing, and expect top notch customer service, then booking a one day snorkel excursion on the Paragon is exactly what you should do! This particular boat limits the number of reservations making the experience much more personalized. The three member crew attended to our every need.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Read about the different snorkle/boat options and choose Paragon because you actually sail and enjoy the ride to and from the snorkle spot. Good food. Plenty of drinks. Great staff! My 12 year old neice said the sailing was her favorite part.

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

A friend recommended this excursion and I'm glad we booked this. My first booking was actually cancelled by the company and they gave me the option for refund or rebooking. I did rebook and we had an excellent catamaran ride to Molokini. Beautiful snorkelling. The crew on the boat was well experienced and engaging. Not quite as busy as a... More 

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