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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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Amazing Experience

We surfed with Brian May 2015 and had an amazing time! He brought all the gear that we needed and gave us a quick lesson before letting us try it out in the water. He was really... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We surfed with Brian May 2015 and had an amazing time! He brought all the gear that we needed and gave us a quick lesson before letting us try it out in the water. He was really encouraging and everyone in our group got up on the board and caught a few good waves before we left! Everyone loved it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

Surfed with Brian April 27th-May 3rd. Had great communication and assisted even prior to getting on the plane. He communication continued out in the water and at night always touched base with where and when the meeting point would be the next day. He even took the time to show us around town. The pics and dvd at the end... More 

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

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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