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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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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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Great boat, crew, and sailing

We had the time of our lives and we owe it all to Spencer and Brian. These guys were top notch sailers that made the sailing experience fantastic. I highly recommend this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We had the time of our lives and we owe it all to Spencer and Brian. These guys were top notch sailers that made the sailing experience fantastic. I highly recommend this excursion to everyone - so much so that I wrote my first TripAdvisor review!

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Basel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

To start with the summary: We picked Paragon and did not regret it. The boat (a catamaran) is very nice, the crew is VERY friendly and there were only about 30 people on the boat which is not many compared to the other boats. Everything went smoothly, food and drinks were good and plenty. If we ever would go again,... More 

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Lahaina, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I took my parents on Paragon's Sail to Lanai during their last visit, as it's my favorite snorkel trip out there. We had the perfect day; calm seas, hundreds of spinner dolphins, snorkeling sweetheart rock, sunny skies and the wind cooperated and we had a great sail back to Maui. Capt. Ryan, Jeremiah, and Steph were a fantastic crew and... More 

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Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We chose Paragon II for our family adventure because of their love for sailing - we were rewarded with fair snorkeling at Molokini - not as full of life as in previous years - but the sailing was first class. We had fair winds on the way out and good winds on our return reaching speeds of 31 knots. Captain... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Snorkeling in Molokini crater was one of our familys highlight during the visit in Maui. Water was bright and there were so many different fishes. The crew was excellent and super nice. I don't remember the names but thank you all of you - charming Mr. captain, the guy whose mum was Finnish (Ron?) and Stephanie.

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Sailing with paragon was such a fun experience, when I look back at my two weeks spent on Maui I can definitely say sailing with them was one of my favourite parts of the trip. During the tour we went to Lanai, where we snorkelled and spent a few hours on the beach, then on the way back it was... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Outstanding crew! Capt. Greg, Ron, and Stephanie were very helpful with general Molokini diving and equipment tips. Each of them showed a genuine interest in me and my family and did the same with the other guests. You would be hard pressed to find a better crew! Our dive experience was wonderful. Each person comes with their own expectations, previous... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Great crew, very nice boat. The trip to Molokini was a blast. They used a motor on the way up and sailed back. The sail provided lots of needed shade and laying on the trampolines was very comfortable. The crew was extremely nice and helpful

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North Vancouver, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We had a great time with Sail Maui. We'd done another snorkel trip earlier in the week on a motorized boat but the sailing really made this something special! As we made our way back to the harbour we happened upon some great wind and the boat just sliced through the waves making the sea spray everyone on the bow.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I like Paragon Sailing because you actually get to sail as compared to other charters that do no actual sailing. The crew is experienced and professional. We chose to do the trip to Molikini this week and it was a perfect morning. We enjoyed the sailing and the snorkeling very much. We even saw a small white tip shark!

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Address: 5229 Lower Kula Road, Kula, Maui, HI 96790
Phone Number: +1 808-244-2087
Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Kula

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