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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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Sailing not motoring!

All snorkeling trips should be like this! Spencer and Stephanie and the Captain went out of their way to be accommodating to everyone on board. And... these folks love to sail... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

All snorkeling trips should be like this! Spencer and Stephanie and the Captain went out of their way to be accommodating to everyone on board. And... these folks love to sail!! Instead of motoring back to get home for no reason , they took advantage of the breezes and sailed home and gave us the time of our lives... under... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Drove to the harbor for our 1:15 Coral Gardens tour to find out that it was cancelled. Had received a confirmation email of the tour that same morning, but tour was apparently cancelled the evening before! No communication via phone or email. Had booked this for my daughter's birthday. Huge disappointment. Would not book Paragon again!

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Last year we took this tour to Lanai and it was the best excursion we ever experienced. We loved the crew, Ray and Lacey. They were very accommodating, willing to go the extra mile, or would that be knot, to make our trip exciting. Well, it was certainly that! The trip out of Lahaina included some spinner dolphins frolicking in... More 

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Rocky River, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We had a delightful day with Paragon. The boat was clean and comfortable. There were only 15 people plus Capt. Ray and Lacey, who were kind, helpful, and busy making sure everyone was comfortable. The breakfast, lunch and beverages were very good. The best was just being on the boat, especially during the sail portion. Highlights were the beautiful beach,... More 

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Upland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Our family of four booked this because it promised to be a more personalized and unique experience as compared with several others we considered. It really was! The crew was awesome! They interacted on a personal level with everyone, truly seemed to be happy to be there and made our time very fun. The ship was intimate; we didn't feel... More 

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Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We've taken the Lanai trip with Paragon at least 3 or 4 times, the most recent being about a week ago. This trip never fails to be great fun. Capt. Ray, Stephanie, and Lacey were a great crew--extremely friendly and personable. Nice breakfast on the way over, veggie tray snacks, brownies, and drinks on the way back. Great coral and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Awesome sail trip with our teens. Nice breakfast spread, picnic lunch - veggie tray and brownies on way back 😀. Plenty of drinks. Captain Ray, Lacy and Stephanie - great crew. Very attentive and personable. Nice snorkel in harbor. Kids Loved beach - great time body surfing huge waves. Fun jump in beautiful Hawaiin blue water on way back. We... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

By far one of my families favorite things to do on Maui. This is our second trip here and we have a 9, 11 and 17 year old and am amazing time was had by all. The boat was so much fun and loved sailing over the huge waves at 20 knots! It was nice not having to listen to... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Our family group of ten enjoyed an outstanding day on the ParagonII yesterday! We varied in age from 9-59 and each of us had a great time! The difference between Paragon and the other snorkeling excursion boats that leave from Maalea harbor, is that these folks absolutely LOVE to sail. We were the last boat to arrive at Molokini, and... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

The Paragon II crew did an excellent job sharing "aloha" on our sail to Molokini. Taking a sailing voyage to Molokini is my kind of fun compared to a boat with diesel fumes. The complimentary continental breakfast was welcomed for the early morning start, and the deli lunch was perfect too. Snorkeling in the Molokini crescent was wonderful and the... More 

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Address: 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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