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Address: 3993 Maalaea Bay Place, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793
Phone Number: (808) 870-7873
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Description: Brian DeCook offers first rate personalized surfing adventures around Maui...
Brian DeCook offers first rate personalized surfing adventures around Maui for all levels.
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Terrific surf lessons.

Brian is a great teacher -- my two teen daughters and I took a lesson with him and had a fantastic time. He strikes a good balance between teaching the basics and then just... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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Bozeman, Montana
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Bozeman, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

Brian is a great teacher -- my two teen daughters and I took a lesson with him and had a fantastic time. He strikes a good balance between teaching the basics and then just getting out and surfing. He's friendly, patient, and exceptionally kind-spirited. Brian did a terrific job communicating with us before the lesson, confirming the appointment and the... More 

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Beverly Hills, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Brian was a great teacher! None of us had surfed before but he was patient with us and even got my fiance out who can't really swim. LOL! We had a blast, until my stepdaughter got hurt by a sea urchin. Brian was very nice and helped calm her down and get as many of needles out of her as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We took as a couple semiprivate surf lessons for 5 days. Which was amazing. As beginners Brian gave us helpful advice for making best efforts during our stay. Brian is a very good and likable teacher with a lot of patience. He gave individual advice to each of us. He encouraged and supported us very well. He helped us as... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Brian was a superb surf instructor for Mom, Dad, and 8 yo boy all beginners. He is very friendly, patient, passionate, and perfect for the job. Especially good with kids who might be a little intimidated by the Sport at first. He took some awesome photos that will soon be hanging on grandpa's office walls. This was the best experience... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We booked Brian before arriving in Maui for our Christmas vacation. The weather took a turn and Brian rescheduled our day to better meet our needs. He also chose a beach that would be best for our family. The morning we met with Brian was perfect. He had all of us surfing on our own within 2 swells (2 adults,... More 

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Eagle Lake, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

If you want a more personal learning experience away from the crowds and mayhem then Brian is your guy! He has a true passion for what he does and it shows in how he teaches. He had 3 Minnesotans who had never surfed before up on our first attempt. Two girls who are normally pretty quiet had a great experience... More 

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Niwot, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

My sons, 12 and 18 years old, have surfed on Maui close to a dozen times over the years. We have progressed from group lessons, which are a great way to begin, to semi-privates. I contacted Brian prior to arriving on Maui and explained what we were looking for. Basically, looking for someone to hone their skills, help them with... More 

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Brian was perfect! He was so prompt responding to inquiries and very organized and in touch when setting up lessons. He took us to a beautiful spot with no other surfers around which was awesome and just what we wanted. He was patient, nice, fun to talk to. And to top it all off he took amazing photos!! and they... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Brian is a wonderful teacher and we had a lot of fun learning to surf! Brian has an engaging story on his website about how the name of his business came to be, but for me his teaching was like the soul of Maui: relaxed and warm. Brian was very accommodating when we were on a tight schedule and -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I wanted to book a surf lesson but wasn't sure if anyone would take on my family. I have 5 kids, 14, 12, 9 and twin 6 year olds. Almost everyone else said needed one on one instructions for my 6 year olds. Brian responded to my email request the fastest and with the most details. So we booked him.... More 

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